Pine Crest School

Technology Competency Continuum         Second Grade

Students Will…

1.  Use hardware and software to support learning and productivity

Quarter Taught

Independently…

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4

Turn on the computer correctly

Shut down the computer correctly

Use the mouse

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

Type text into a word processing document

Utilize basic paint, text and graphic tools (Paint)

Print

Toggle between two or more applications

With Assistance…

Insert graphics into word-processed documents

Spell-check a document

Toggle between two or more applications

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

Begin basic keyboarding awareness (build speed & accuracy; editing)

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

Quarter Taught

Independently…

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2

3

4

Log on/off to a networked computer

Know basic parts of the computer by name

Recognize and use desktop/toolbar icons and menus

With Assistance…

Open files or applications correctly

Save files to a specified folder on the server correctly

Create folders for saving and organizing work in user/home folders

3.  Use electronic resources to communicate, collaborate & retrieve

information

Quarter Taught

Independently…

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3

4

Type an address into a web browser to access the Internet

Use bookmarks and or hyperlinks to access the Internet

With Assistance…

Collaborate using technology to work with other individuals to complete a task

Create Bookmarks in Browser

Access available electronic databases

4.  Use technology to create and deliver presentations

Quarter Taught

With Assistance…

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4

Create one or more curriculum-related multimedia projects

Present one or more 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

Quarter Taught

Independently…

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4

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

Understand consequences for misuse of technology

With Assistance…

Discuss copyright issues of electronic media

Understand and abide by the Pine Crest School Acceptable Use Policy