Computer Curriculum Frameworks



Elementary Computer
Curriculum Framework
Introduction

Standard #1
Basic Operations and Concepts

Standard #2
Social, Ethical and Human Issues


Standard #3
Technology Productivity Tools


Standard #4
Technology Communications Tools

Standard #5
Technology Research Tools

Standard #6
Technology Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Tools




Standard #3: Technology Productivity Tools

Students will use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity and promote creativity.

 

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Performance Indicators
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These indicators apply to all students and are often extended in subsequent grade levels.
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1. Use computer software and CD-ROMs to support and integrate technology with the curriculum.

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2. Create original graphics and use clip art in drawing and painting programs to illustrate concepts and ideas.

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3. Apply computers to the writing process using word processing software and functions.

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4. Use spreadsheet tools and graphing programs to analyze and represent numerical data.

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5. Use graphical organizers to brainstorm ideas and organize learning concepts.

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6. Use a database to organize, find, sort and report data.

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7. Use programming languages and other microworlds to develop logical thinking and problem solving skills.