• Computer/Technology Standards of Learning  


    Grades 3-5 

    Basic Operations and Concepts

    C/T 3-5.1 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the nature and operation of technology systems.

    • Discuss common uses of computers in their daily life and the advantages and disadvantages those uses provide.

    • Communicate about basic technology components with appropriate terminology.


    C/T 3-5.2 The student will demonstrate proficiency in the use of technology.

    • Use skills and procedures needed to operate various technologies such as scanners, digital cameras and hand-held computers.

    • Identify basic software applications such as word processing, databases, and spreadsheets.


    Social and Ethical Issues

    C/T 3-5.3 The student will demonstrate knowledge of ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology.

    • Identify how technology has changed society in areas such as communications, transportation, and the economy.

    • Discuss ethical behaviors when using information and technology.


    C/T 3-5.4 The student will practice responsible use of technology systems, information, and software.

    • Understand the need for the school division’s acceptable use policy.

    • Discuss the rationale of fair use and copyright regulations.

    • Follow rules for personal safety when using the Internet.


    C/T 3-5.5 The student will demonstrate knowledge of technologies that support collaboration, personal pursuits, and productivity.

    • Work collaboratively when using technology.

    • Practice and communicate respect for people, equipment, and resources.

    • Understand how technology expands opportunities for learning.


    Technology Research Tools

    C/T 3-5.6 The student will use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources.

    • Collect information from a variety of sources.

    • Evaluate the accuracy of electronic information sources.

    • Enter data into databases and spreadsheets.

    Problem-solving and Decision-making Tools

    C/T 3-5.7 The student will use technology resources for solving problems and making informed decisions.

    • Determine when technology tools are appropriate to solve a problem and make a decision.

    • Select resources to solve problems and make informed decisions.


    Technology Communication Tools

    C/T 3-5.8 The student will use a variety of media and formats to communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences.

    • Produce documents demonstrating the ability to edit, reformat, and integrate various software tools.

    • Use technology tools for individual and collaborative writing, communication, and publishing activities.

    • Use telecommunication tools to communicate and share information with others.

Last Modified on November 4, 2008