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Technology Standards Learning Progressions

8.1 Educational Technology All students will use digital tools to access, manage, evaluate, and synthesize information in order to solve problems individually and collaboratively and to create and communicate knowledge.
A. Technology Operations and Concepts
Preschool By the end of Grade 2 By the end of Grade 4 By the end of Grade 8 By the end of Grade 12
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.P.A.1 Use the mouse to negotiate a simple menu on the screen (e.g., to print a picture).
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.2.A.1 Identify the basic features of a computer and explain how to use them effectively.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.4.A.1 Demonstrate effective input of text and data using an input device.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.8.A.1 Create professional documents (e.g., newsletter, personalized learning plan, business letter or flyer) using advanced features of a word processing program.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.12.A.1 Construct a spreadsheet, enter data, and use mathematical or logical functions to manipulate data, generate charts and graphs, and interpret the results.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.P.A.2 Use electronic devices (e.g., computer) to type name and to create stories with pictures and letters/words.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.2.A.2 Use technology terms in daily practice.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.4.A.2 Create a document with text formatting and graphics using a word processing program.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.8.A.2 Plan and create a simple database, define fields, input data, and produce a report using sort and query.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.12.A.2 Produce and edit a multi-page document for a commercial or professional audience using desktop publishing and/or graphics software.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.P.A.3 Identify the “power keys” (e.g., ENTER, spacebar) on a keyboard.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.2.A.3 Discuss the common uses of computer applications and hardware and identify their advantages and disadvantages.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.4.A.3 Create and present a multimedia presentation that includes graphics.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.8.A.3 Create a multimedia presentation including sound and images.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.12.A.3 Participate in online courses, learning communities, social networks, or virtual worlds and recognize them as resources for lifelong learning.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.P.A.4 Recognize that the number keys are in a row on the top of the keyboard.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.2.A.4 Create a document with text using a word processing program.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.4.A.4 Create a simple spreadsheet, enter data, and interpret the information.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.8.A.4 Generate a spreadsheet to calculate, graph, and present information.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.12.A.4 Create a personalized digital portfolio that contains a résumé, exemplary projects, and activities, which together reflect personal and academic interests, achievements, and career aspirations.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.P.A.5 Use basic technology terms in conversations (e.g., digital camera, battery, screen, computer, Internet, mouse, keyboards, and printer).
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.2.A.5 Demonstrate the ability to navigate in virtual environments that are developmentally appropriate.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.4.A.5 Determine the benefits of a wide range of digital tools by using them to solve problems.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.8.A.5 Select and use appropriate tools and digital resources to accomplish a variety of tasks and to solve problems.
Content: The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.

8.1.P.A.6 Turn smart toys on and off.