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Information Technology Standards and Benchmarks Addressed as of April 28, 2009:
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Grade 6

Grade 7
Grade 8
Cross Grade Level
Standard 1: Demonstrate a sound understanding of basic operations and concepts of technology systems




1.1 Recognize hardware and software components used to provide access to network resources and know how common peripherals (e.g., scanners, digital cameras, video projectors) are accessed, controlled, connected, and used effectively and efficiently.
Science-Health Clinic Wiki

Social Studies-History-Ancient Greece:
Timeline & Newscasts
Exploratory Art--IT created self-portraits

French-
"The Family" PowerPoint

Social Studies-History- Ancient Rome: Newspapers

Social Studies-Geography:
Create Own Country
Environmental Flyers
Spanish C:
- PowerPoint or iMovie

Malaysian Studies-
Malaysia Today:
- MalaysianTravel wiki
- Malaysian Architecture PowerPoint

Social Studies-Geography:
Global Issues iMovie

Science BrainPop iMovie
Dance-Exercise/Dance iMovies

Theatre Tech-"How To..." Demonstration iMovie

Spanish B:
- PowerPoint of self, family, friends

Tiger's Eye Newspaper using Dreamweaver and using Joomla
1.2 Know how to evaluate, select, and use appropriate technology tools and information resources to design, plan, develop, and communicate content information appropriately, addressing the target audience and providing accurate citations for sources.
Study Skills-Online work

Science-Health Clinic Wiki

Social Studies-History-Ancient Greece:
Timeline & Newscasts

Social Studies-
Geography & Current Events:
Nation PowerPoint using Google Earth

Mental & Emotional Health Survey & Questionnaire

Malaysian Studies-Physical Geography:
Flora & Fauna Brochures
French-
"The Family" PowerPoint

Social Studies-History- Ancient Rome: Newspapers

Social Studies-Geography:
Create Own Country
Environmental Flyers
Spanish C:
- PowerPoint or iMovie

Spanish C:
- email and wiki with Spanish epals

Malaysia Today:
- MalaysianTravel wiki
- Malaysian Architecture PowerPoint

Social Studies-Geography:
Global Issues iMovie

Science BrainPop iMovie
Dance-Exercise/Dance iMovies

Theatre Tech-"How To..." Demonstration iMovie

Spanish A:
- Keyboarding Spanish with
proper accents & punctuation marks

Spanish B:
- PowerPoint of self, family, friends

Spanish B:
- email and wiki with Spanish epals

Information Technology
* Intro to Computer Graphics
Tiger's Eye Newspaper using Dreamweaver and using Joomla



1.3 Know how to identify appropriate file formats for a variety of applications and apply utility programs to convert formats, as necessary, for effective use in Web, video, audio, graphic, presentation, word processing, database, publication, and spreadsheet applications.
Science-Health Clinic Wiki

Social Studies-History-Ancient Greece:
Timeline & Newscasts

Social Studies-
Geography & Current Events:
Nation PowerPoint using Google Earth

Malaysian Studies-Physical Geography:
Flora & Fauna Brochures
Exploratory Art--IT created self-portraits

Social Studies-History- Ancient Rome: Newspapers

Social Studies-Geography:
Create Own Country
Environmental Flyers
Spanish C:
- email and wiki with Spanish epals

Malaysian Studies-
Malaysia Today:
- MalaysianTravel wiki
- Malaysian Architecture PowerPoint

Social Studies-Geography:
Global Issues iMovie

Science BrainPop iMovie
Dance-Exercise/Dance iMovies

Theatre Tech-"How To..." Demonstration iMovie

Spanish B:
- email and wiki with Spanish epals

Tiger's Eye Newspaper using Dreamweaver and using Joomla
1.4 Continue touch typing techniques, increasing keyboarding facility and improving accuracy, speed, and general efficiency in computer operation.
Science-Health Clinic Wiki

Malaysian Studies-Physical Geography:
Flora & Fauna Brochures
French-
"The Family" PowerPoint

Social Studies-History- Ancient Rome: Newspapers

Social Studies-Geography:
Create Own Country
Environmental Flyers
Spanish C:
- PowerPoint or iMovie

Spanish C:
- email and wiki with Spanish epals

Malaysian Studies-
Malaysia Today:
- MalaysianTravel wiki
- Malaysian Architecture PowerPoint
Spanish A:
- Keyboarding Spanish with
proper accents & punctuation marks

Spanish B:
- PowerPoint of self, family, friends

Spanish B:
- email and wiki with Spanish epals

Tiger's Eye Newspaper using Dreamweaver and using Joomla
1.5 Examine changes in hardware and software systems over time and identify how changes affect businesses, industry, government, education, and individual users.




1.6 Identify strategies and procedures for efficient and effective management and maintenance of computer files in a variety of different media and formats on a hard drive and network.
Social Studies-
Geography & Current Events:
Nation PowerPoint using Google Earth

Mental & Emotional Health Survey & Questionnaire

Social Studies-Geography:
Global Issues iMovie

Science BrainPop iMovie
Information Technology
* Intro to Computer Graphics

Tiger's Eye Newspaper using Dreamweaver and using Joomla

Mental & Emotional Health Survey
1.7 Know how to solve basic hardware, software, and network problems that occur during everyday use; protect computers, networks, and information from viruses, vandalism, and unauthorized use; and access online help and user documentation to solve common hardware, software, and network problems.





Standard 2: Understand the social, ethical, and human issues related to technology





2.1 Identify legal and ethical issues related to use of information and communication technology, recognize consequences of its misuse, and predict possible long-range effects of ethical and unethical use of technology on culture and society.
Study Skills-Online work
French-
"The Family" PowerPoint
Spanish C:
- PowerPoint or iMovie

Social Studies-Geography:
Global Issues iMovie
Tiger's Eye Newspaper using Dreamweaver and using Joomla
2.2 Discuss issues related to acceptable and responsible use of information and communication technology (e.g., privacy, security, copyright, file-sharing, plagiarism), analyze the consequences and costs of unethical use of information and computer technology (e.g., hacking, spamming, consumer fraud, virus setting, intrusion), and identify methods for addressing these risks.
Study Skills-Online work

Science-Health Clinic Wiki

Malaysian Studies-Physical Geography:
Flora & Fauna Brochures

Malaysian Studies-
Malaysia Today:
- MalaysianTravel wiki
- Malaysian Architecture PowerPoint

Social Studies-Geography:
Global Issues iMovie

Science BrainPop iMovie
Dance-Exercise/Dance iMovies

Theatre Tech-"How To..." Demonstration iMovie

Information Technology
* Intro to Computer Graphics

Tiger's Eye Newspaper using Dreamweaver and using Joomla
2.3 Examine issues related to computer etiquette and discuss means for encouraging more effective use of technology to support effective communication, collaboration, personal productivity, lifelong learning, and assistance for individuals with disabilities.
Study Skills-Online work

Science-Health Clinic Wiki
Social Studies-History- Ancient Rome: Newspapers
Spanish C:
- email and wiki with Spanish epals

Malaysian Studies-
Malaysia Today:
- MalaysianTravel wiki
- Malaysian Architecture PowerPoint
Spanish A:
- Keyboarding Spanish with
proper accents & punctuation marks

Spanish B:
- email and wiki with Spanish epals

Tiger's Eye Newspaper using Dreamweaver and using Joomla
Standard 3: Demonstrate use of technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity





3.1 Describe and apply common software features (e.g., spelling and grammar checkers, dictionary, thesaurus, editing options) to maximize accuracy in development of word processing documents; sorting, formulas and chart generation in spreadsheets; and insertion of pictures, movies, sound, and charts in presentation software to enhance communication to an audience, promote productivity, and support creativity.
Science-Health Clinic Wiki

Social Studies-History-Ancient Greece:
Timeline & Newscasts

Social Studies-
Geography & Current Events:
Nation PowerPoint using Google Earth

Malaysian Studies-Physical Geography:
Flora & Fauna Brochures
French-
"The Family" PowerPoint

Social Studies-History- Ancient Rome: Newspapers

Social Studies-Geography:
Create Own Country
Environmental Flyers
Spanish C:
- PowerPoint or iMovie

Malaysian Studies-
Malaysia Today:
- MalaysianTravel wiki
- Malaysian Architecture PowerPoint

Social Studies-Geography:
Global Issues iMovie

Science BrainPop iMovie
Dance-Exercise/Dance iMovies

Theatre Tech-"How To..." Demonstration iMovie

Spanish B:
- PowerPoint of self, family, friends

Tiger's Eye Newspaper using Dreamweaver and using Joomla
3.2 Describe how to use online environments or other collaborative tools to facilitate design and development of materials, models, publications, and presentations; and to apply utilities for editing pictures, images, and charts.
Science-Health Clinic Wiki
Exploratory Art--IT created self-portraits

Social Studies-History- Ancient Rome: Newspapers

Social Studies-Geography:
Create Own Country
Environmental Flyers
Spanish C:
- email and wiki with Spanish epals

Malaysian Studies-
Malaysia Today:
- MalaysianTravel wiki
- Malaysian Architecture PowerPoint
Spanish B:
- email and wiki with Spanish epals

Information Technology
* Intro to Computer Graphics

Tiger's Eye Newspaper using Dreamweaver and using Joomla
Standard 4: Demonstrate competence in the use of technology communications tools




4.1 Know how to use telecommunications tools such as e-mail, discussion groups, and online collaborative environments to exchange data collected and learn curricular concepts by communicating with peers, experts, and other audiences.
Science-Health Clinic Wiki
Social Studies-History- Ancient Rome: Newspapers
Spanish C:
- PowerPoint or iMovie

Spanish C:
- email and wiki with Spanish epals

Malaysian Studies-
Malaysia Today:
- MalaysianTravel wiki
- Malaysian Architecture PowerPoint
Spanish A:
- Keyboarding Spanish with
proper accents & punctuation marks

Spanish B:
- PowerPoint of self, family, friends

Spanish B:
- email and wiki with Spanish epals

Information Technology
* Intro to Computer Graphics

Tiger's Eye Newspaper using Dreamweaver and using Joomla
4.2 Know how to use a variety of media and formats to design, develop, publish, and present products (e.g., presentations, newsletters, Web pages) that effectively communicate information and ideas about the curriculum to multiple audiences.
Study Skills-Online work

Social Studies-History-Ancient Greece:
Timeline & Newscasts

Social Studies-
Geography & Current Events:
Nation PowerPoint using Google Earth

Malaysian Studies-Physical Geography:
Flora & Fauna Brochures
Exploratory Art--IT created self-portraits

French-
"The Family" PowerPoint

Social Studies-History- Ancient Rome: Newspapers

Social Studies-Geography:
Create Own Country
Environmental Flyers

Malaysian Studies-Physical Geography:
Flora & Fauna Brochures
Spanish C:
- PowerPoint or iMovie

Spanish C:
- email and wiki with Spanish epals

Malaysian Studies-
Malaysia Today:
- MalaysianTravel wiki
- Malaysian Architecture PowerPoint

Social Studies-Geography:
Global Issues iMovie

Science BrainPop iMovie
Dance-Exercise/Dance iMovies

Theatre Tech-"How To..." Demonstration iMovie

Spanish B:
- PowerPoint of self, family, friends

Spanish B:
- email and wiki with Spanish epals

Information Technology
* Intro to Computer Graphics

Tiger's Eye Newspaper using Dreamweaver and using Joomla
Standard 5: Demonstrate competence in the use of technology research tools




5.1 Know how to conduct an advanced search using Boolean logic and other sophisticated search functions; and know how to evaluate information from a variety of sources for accuracy, bias, appropriateness, and comprehensiveness.
Study Skills-Online work

Malaysian Studies-
Malaysia Today:
- MalaysianTravel wiki
- Malaysian Architecture PowerPoint

Social Studies-Geography:
Global Issues iMovie

Science BrainPop iMovie

5.2 Know how to identify and implement procedures for designing, creating, and populating a database; and in performing queries to process data and report results relevant to an assigned hypothesis or research question.




5.3 Know how to select and use information and communication technology tools and resources to collect and analyze information and report results on an assigned hypothesis or research question.
Study Skills-Online work

Social Studies History-Ancient Greece:
Timeline & Newscasts

Social Studies-
Geography & Current Events:
Nation PowerPoint using Google Earth
Social Studies-History- Ancient Rome: Newspapers
Social Studies-Geography:
Global Issues iMovie

Science BrainPop iMovie

Standard 6: Demonstrate competence in the use of technology in problem-solving and decision-making




6.1 Identify two or more types of information and communication technology tools or resources that can be used for informing and solving a specific problem and presenting results, or for identifying and presenting an informed rationale for a decision.

Social Studies-History- Ancient Rome: Newspapers

Social Studies-Geography:
Create Own Country
Environmental Flyers

Information Technology
* Intro to Computer Graphics
6.2 Students describe the information and communication technology tools they might use to compare information from different sources, analyze findings, determine the need for additional information, and draw conclusions for addressing real-world problems





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