PreK-Grade 2

    All students should have opportunities to demonstrate the following performances.

    Prior to completion of Grade 2, students will:

    1. Use input devices (e.g., mouse, keyboard, remote control) and output devices (e.g., monitor, printer) to successfully operate computers, VCRs, audiotapes, and other technologies. (1)
    2. Use a variety of media and technology resources for directed and independent learning activities. (1, 3)
    3. Communicate about technology using developmentally appropriate and accurate terminology. (1)
    4. Use developmentally appropriate multimedia resources (e.g., interactive books, educational software, elementary multimedia encyclopedias) to support learning. (1)
    5. Work cooperatively and collaboratively with peers, family members, and others when using technology in the classroom. (2)
    6. Demonstrate positive social and ethical behaviors when using technology. (2)
    7. Practice responsible use of technology systems and software. (2)
    8. Create developmentally appropriate multimedia products with support from teachers, family members, or student partners. (3)
    9. Use technology resources (e.g., puzzles, logical thinking programs, writing tools, digital cameras, drawing tools) for problem solving, communication, and illustration of thoughts, ideas, and stories. (3, 4, 5, 6)
    10. Gather information and communicate with others using telecommunications, with support from teachers, family members, or student partners. (4)
    Numbers in parentheses following each performance indicator refer to the standards category to which the performance is linked. The categories are:
    1. Basic operations and concepts
    2. Social, ethical, and human issues
    3. Technology productivity tools
    4. Technology communications tools
    5. Technology research tools
    6. Technology problem-solving and decision-making tools