Instructional Technology

Course Description & Expectations 

District Technology Benchmarks--Students

  • Kinder-
    • Students will create anoriginal picture(s) with a title and their name. Products may include letters, words, phrases and/or sentences under study.
    • Students will participate in an interactive electronic field trip(s) such as: campus-tocampus interactive videoconference(s) or interactive virtual field trip(s).
  • 1st Grade-
    • Class book with original text/illustrations from students using KidPix or KidWorks.
    • Student will create an individual story using a word processing program. Student will illustrate their story by inserting clip art.
  • 2nd Grade-
    • Students will create a personal collage of themselves incorporating concepts learned in the foundations class. Example: creating tables in a word processing document, inserting pictures, creating a graph and importing in into the word processor.
    • Student will choose a topic of interest and use the Internet and/or other computer reference programs to create a small presentation for peers/teachers/parents.
  • 3rd Grade-
    • Students will create a graphic organizer(s) that illustrates a content area concept chosen by the teacher through the use of the Inspiration software program (graphic only).
    • Students will publish a document(s)using Microsoft Word that details, explains, and expands on the graphic organizer referred to above (text only).
    • Students will create graphic organizer(s) that illustrate content area concept(s) chosen by the teacher with mind mapping software such as Kidspiration ®.
    • Students will create two multimedia presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint that illustrate, explain, and detail a major content area concept/skill under study.
  • 4th Grade-
    • Students will create a graphic organizer(s) that illustrates a content area concept under study the use of using the Inspiration® software program.
    • Students will publish a document(s) using Microsoft Word that details, explains, and expands on a major content area concept/skill under study. The document should illustrate the students’ all encompassing abilities to utilize all toolbar functions available such as inserting tables, formatting information, using columns, clipart, shadowing, etc.
    • Students will create a multimedia presentation(s) using Microsoft PowerPoint that illustrates, explains, and details a major content area concept/skill under study. The project will need to include multimedia aspects such as digital photo images and audio files within the presentation.
    • Students will participate in an interactive electronic field trip(s) such as: interactive video conferences, online broadcasts, virtual field trips, etc.
    • Students will create simple, basic digital videos as a group project using Pinnacle’s Studio 7 video editing software. The project should enhance or extend a content area /skill under study.
    • Students will create a multimedia presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint that illustrates, explains, and details a major content area concept/skill under study. The project will incorporate the uses of digital video learned previously into the multimedia presentation. Digital photo images and digital audio files will supplement the presentation.
    • Students will participate in an interactive electronic field trip such as: interactive videoconferences, online broadcasts, virtual field trips, etc.
  • 5th Grade-
    •  Students will participate in an interactive electronic field trip such as interactive videoconference (IVC), virtual field trip, electronic simulation, or other form of electronic communication with appropriate supervision.
    • Students will collect and input data into a spreadsheet using  Microsoft Excel to create various graphs.
    • Students will produce and edit individual video presentations using  Pinnacle Studio  software.
    • Students will create an electronic portfolio of their work and projects using PowerPoint, HyperStudio, or other storage format.
    • Students create presentations that demonstrate their understanding of:

      How to access information using the internet,

      the difference between intranet and internet and /or

      the importance of acceptable use policies.

Keyboarding--Students
  • Ultra Key
  • K-5th
Teacher Learning Community-Technology Assessments--Professionals
  • Phase I
  • Phase II
  • Phase III with Web Page
Classroom Web Page
  • HomePage
  • Assignments
  • Course Description
  • Helpful Links
  • Instructional Resources
  • Meet the Teacher
  • Student Showcase
  • Technology Fall Benchmark (1st & 2nd Nine Weeks)
  • Technology Spring Benchmark (3rd & 4th Nine Weeks)
  • Podcast/Videos

 

Last Modified on October 10, 2011