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First Grade

STANDARD ONE

  • ISTE/NETS: Creativity and Innovation
  • Big Idea: Information, Communication and Productivity

Students will be introduced to and practice:

KEYBOARDING

 

Resources and Activities

Identify home row keys.

 

http://www.kidztype.com/

Use thumbs for space bar

Use correct finger positioning.

 

Use home row keys (Finger Positioning).

 

www.typing-lessons.org/lesson_1.html

Students will be introduced to and practice:

WORD PROCESSING

(No additional skills in first grade.)

 

 

Students will be introduced to and practice:

SPREADSHEET

NOT IN FIRST GRADE

 

 

Students will be introduced to and practice:

PRESENTATION

 

 

Create multimedia projects individually or as a class activity using age-appropriate software.

 

 

Create a simple presentation.

 

 

STANDARD TWO

  • ISTE/NETS: Communication and Collaboration
  • Big Idea: Information, Communication and Productivity

Students will be introduced to and practice:

 

Resources and Activities

Define E-mail.

 

Teacher Demonstration

Understand and use netiquette.

Use language that does not include profanity, socially insensitive remarks or insults.

Common Sense Media

Students will be introduced to and practice:

PRESENTATION

 

 

Explain the purpose of a presentation (e.g., communication, show knowledge of content subject, share information and publish).

 

 

Create and publish products collaboratively for audiences inside and outside the classroom using technology tools (e.g., multimedia or presentation).

 

 

Use templates to present written communication.

 

 

STANDARD THREE

  • ISTE/NETS: Research and Information Fluency
  • Big Idea: Research, Inquiry/Problem-Solving and Innovation

Students will be introduced to and practice:

 

Resources and Activities

Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate use of the Internet.

Education-based research (e.g., gathering data)

Teacher Demonstration

Identify and/or use Internet Terms.

Home Page

Teacher Demonstration

 

Home Icon, Home Button

Teacher Demonstration

 

Address Bar, Links

Teacher Demonstration

 

Back, Forward

Teacher Demonstration

 

Stop

Teacher Demonstration

 

World Wide Web,  Browser,  URL

Teacher Demonstration

Open web browser; use the Home, Back, and Forward buttons.

 

Teacher Demonstration

Identify the School Home Page.

 

Teacher Demonstration

Understand the function of links.

 

http://www.pbclibrary.org/mousing/mousercise.htm

Use links (e.g., displayed in text and graphic format).

 

http://www.pbclibrary.org/mousing/mousercise.htm

Use multimedia resources to support learning (e.g., interactive books, educational software, and elementary multimedia).

 

 

Discuss the Internet as a source of information at school, home, and at the public library.

 

 

 STANDARD FOUR

ISTE/NETS: Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making

Big Idea: Research, Inquiry/Problem-Solving and Innovation

Students will be introduced to and practice:

 

Resources and Activities

Employ technology in the development of strategies for solving problems in the real-world as a team or individually.

Use an electronic database to gather resources to answer essential questions.

 

Use appropriate technology tools to successfully engage in higher-order thinking activities.

 

 

STANDARD FIVE

  • ISTE/NETS: Digital Citizenship
  • Big Idea: Safety and Ethical/Social Issues

Students will be introduced to and practice:

 

Resources and Activities

Discuss the importance of ethical, responsible, and safe behavior when using networked digital information.

 

 

As a class/group/or individual, recognize, discuss and model responsible and safe behavior using online resources

 

 

Describe what to do when an unintended website is entered.

 

Teacher Demonstration “X OUT!”

Discuss and follow the five Safety Tips published by the FBI for protecting oneself online:

Never give out personal information such as your name, home address, school name, or telephone number in a chat room or on a bulletin board.  Also, never send a picture of your to someone you chat with on the computer without your parent’s permission.

https://archives.fbi.gov/archives/fun-games/kids/kids-safety

 

Never write to someone who has made you feel uncomfortable or scared.

https://archives.fbi.gov/archives/fun-games/kids/kids-safety

 

Never meet someone or have them visit you without the permission of your parents.

https://archives.fbi.gov/archives/fun-games/kids/kids-safety

 

Tell your parents right away if you read anything on the Internet that makes you feel uncomfortable.

https://archives.fbi.gov/archives/fun-games/kids/kids-safety

 

Remember that people online may not be who they say they are. Someone who says that "she" is a "12 year-old girl" could really be an older man.

https://archives.fbi.gov/archives/fun-games/kids/kids-safety

Explain why a password needs to be kept secret.

 

ABCYA Cyber-Five

Discuss the importance of being a responsible citizen when using technology.

 

 

Participate in Internet projects.

 

Skype

Use internet safety skills.

 

Faux Paw (ikeepsafe) on Youtube

Respect other people’s point of view and ideas when completing a class project.

 

 

Explain why computers and/or other technologies are used for learning.

 

 

Define Cyberbullying.

 

Faux Paw (ikeepsafe) on Youtube

 

 

 

Students will be introduced to and practice:

 

Resources and Activities

Acknowledge ownership of own work (e.g., Put name on work).

 

Type name on Word Document

Explain that one must have permission to use another person’s work or any part of that person’s work.

 

Teacher Discussion

Sign and discuss the AISDNet User Agreement Form.

 

Teacher Discussion, AISD website

Explain that a good citizen is a person who follows rules in a community.

 

Teacher Discussion

Discuss how a stranger can pretend to be a friend in cyberspace.

 

Faux Paw (ikeepsafe)

Identify a stranger as someone who you and your parents don’t know.

 

Teacher Discussion

Identify the characteristics of personal information. 

 

Teacher Discussion

Explain potential risks to personal safety when supplying personal information, choosing a screen name, and selecting a password.

 

Faux Paw (ikeepsafe)

STANDARD SIX

  • ISTE/NETS: Technology Operations and Concepts
  • Big Idea: Information, Communication and Productivity

Students will be introduced to and practice:

 

Resources and Activities

Distinguish between hardware and software.

Identify disk drive, external disk drive, and projector.

Teacher Demonstration

Describe and demonstrate proper care of equipment (e.g., keep food, drinks, and magnets away from equipment, clean hands, not writing on equipment).

 

 

 

 

 

Students will be introduced to and practice:

APPLICATIONS

 

Resources and Activities

Create products for content area assignments using appropriate technology.

 

 

Follow on-screen directions.

 

 

 

Start up and shut down computer/IPad

 

Teacher Demonstration

Log on/in:

 

Teacher Demonstration

 

User ID/Password

school name

school name

Select an item from the menu bar.

 

Teacher Demonstration

Students will be introduced to and practice:

 

Resources and Activities

Select an item from a toolbar.

 

Teacher Guided Demonstration

Open applications (e.g., File Menu: Open, Start Menu: Program Files).

 

Teacher Guided Demonstration

Quit applications (e.g., File Menu: Quit/Exit, Close X on

 

Windows).

 

Teacher Guided Demonstration

Close document, leaving application open.

 

Teacher Guided Demonstration

Students will be introduced to and practice:

REMOVABLE MEDIA

 

Resources and Activities

Care and Handling:

Compact Disc, Digital Video Disc, and Data Disk

Teacher Guided Demonstration

 

Load and remove correctly.

Teacher Guided Demonstration

 

Explain the use of a Disk, CD, and use of a DVD.

Teacher Guided Demonstration

Students will be introduced to and practice:

FILES

NOT IN FIRST GRADE