Pine Crest School

Technology Competency  Continuum         Fourth Grade

Students Will…

1.  Use hardware and software to support learning and productivity

Quarter Taught

Independently…

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Continue to develop formal keyboarding skills

Select, crop, move (wrap) and re-size image (format tab)

Copy and paste text and/or graphics from one application to another

Save an image from outside source to a folder

With Assistance…

Enter and manipulate data in spreadsheets

Produce graphs and/or charts based on spreadsheet data

Select, crop, move and resize images

Copy and paste text and/or graphics from one application to another

Create and Insert Tables

Insert Header and Footer

Use Bullets and Numbering

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

system

Quarter Taught

Independently…

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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

Understand editing and word processing terminology (cut, copy, paste, tab,

graphic, etc.)

Open files or applications correctly

Save files to a specified folder on the server correctly (and flashdrive)

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

With Assistance…

Use calculator accessory

Use “find file” features

Use help tools (examples: menus, balloons, assistants)

Apply strategies for identifying and solving routine hardware and software

problems (examples: CTRL + ALT + DELETE, checking cable connections, etc.)

Print to different locations

Use keyboard shortcuts (Ctrl + V)

3.  Use electronic resources to communicate, collaborate & retrieve

information

Quarter Taught

Independently…

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Use URLs, bookmarks, and/or links to access the Internet

Create Bookmarks in a browser

Access available electronic databases

With Assistance…

Use telecommunications to work with other individuals to complete a task

Access, copy and/or print digital media (graphics, text, movies, sounds, etc.)

from electronic and/or online services

4.  Use technology to create and deliver presentations

Quarter Taught

With Assistance…

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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

Quarter Taught

With Assistance…

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Understand and abide by copyright issues of electronic media

Identify and cite Internet and electronic references in a bibliography

Understand and abide by the Pine Crest School Acceptable Use Policy

Apply the concept and understand the consequences of plagiarism and

copyright infringement

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Below Basic

Basic

Proficient

Advanced

Demonstrates less than half

the benchmarks as defined.

Demonstrates all assisted

and at least half the independent benchmarks.

Demonstrates all

benchmarks as defined.

Demonstrates independently

the majority of benchmarks designed to be accomplished with assistance.