Pine Crest School

Technology Competency Continuum                                            Pre-K, Kindergarten

Students Will…

1.  Use iPad and Applications (App) to support learning and productivity

Quarter Taught

With Assistance…

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Locate power button

Locate home button

Swipe to unlock

Swipe to change screens

How to locate an application  inside a folder

Identify and open an App

Force quit an application

Understand basic use of the keyboard (switching between uppercase and lowercase letters, and locating number and punctuation keys)

Adjust volume or mute

Connect headphones as needed

2.  Apply vocabulary and strategies for using technology

Quarter Taught

With Assistance…

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4

Know basic terminology (i.e. App, home, folder)

Know basic parts of the iPad by name

        

3.  Use electronic resources to communicate, collaborate & retrieve

information

Quarter Taught

With Assistance…

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4

Understand that the computer is a source of information (not just entertainment)

Understand the iPad as a means of communication (i.e. FaceTime)

4.  Use technology to create and deliver presentations

 Quarter Taught

With Assistance…

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4

Take and retrieve photos

Take and retrieve screen shots

Use appropriate applications to create digital stories

Create a drawing with or without captions

Record and playback voice

5.  Demonstrate ethical behavior

Quarter Taught

With Assistance…

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

Understand consequences for misuse of technology

Understand and abide by the Pine Crest School Acceptable Use Policy

Understand that private information should not be shared with anyone online

Student  Assessment Scores

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Below Basic

Basic

Proficient

Advanced

Demonstrates less than half

the benchmarks as defined.

Demonstrates at least half of the benchmarks as defined.

Demonstrates all

benchmarks as defined.

Demonstrates independently

the majority of benchmarks designed to be accomplished with assistance.