Pine Crest School

Technology Competency  Continuum         First Grade

Students Will…

1.  Use hardware and software to support learning and productivity

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Turn on the computer correctly

Shutdown the computer correctly

Use the mouse

Utilize basic paint, text and graphic tools (Paint)

Print

Understand basic use of the keyboard (full alphabet; upper/lower case

punctuation)

Insert graphics into word-processed documents

Spell-check a document

Toggle between two or more applications

Insert information into a template (Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

Use formatting features purposefully (text styles, colors, fonts and size)

 

Type text into a word processing document

Place cursor inside text to make changes

Use arrow keys on keyboard to navigate throughout text

2.  Apply vocabulary and strategies for using technology in a networked

system

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Log in/off to a networked computer

Know basic parts of the computer by name

Recognize and use desktop/toolbar icons and menus

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Open files or applications correctly

Save files to a specified folder on the server correctly

3.  Use electronic resources to communicate, collaborate & retrieve

information

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Use bookmarks and/or hyperlinks to access the Internet

Use telecommunications to work with other individuals to complete a task

Access available electronic databases

4.  Use technology to create and deliver presentations

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Create one or more curriculum-related multimedia projects

Present one or more curriculum-related multimedia projects

Print, post, or publish completed work (Examples of published pieces include

a slide show with voice, printed documented/drawing for class book or bulletin board, and/or posted work on the Internet.)

5.  Demonstrate ethical behavior

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Demonstrate appropriate behavior for technology use and show respect    for technology equipment

Understand consequences for misuse of technology

Discuss copyright issues of electronic media

Understand and abide by the Pine Crest School Acceptable Use Policy