Technology

Joseph Lane Technology Scope and Sequence

National Educational Technology Standards
6th Grade
Lessons
7th Grade
Lessons

 

8th Grade
Lessons

Basic Operations and Concepts
  • Introduce keyboarding (poster, finger position, letter & number key)
  • Basic computer skills: saving opening, closing of applications ,file management
  • Introduce Draw& Paint tools - clip art
  • Orientation to individual computer lab
  • History of computers
  • Introduce concept of networks
  • Keyboarding (increase skill and accuracy)
  • Basic skills: saving, file management, district network
  • Draw & Paint tools- inserting clip art from various sources, creating some original artwork
  • Orientation to individual computer lab
  • Recognize different kinds of networks
  • Keyboarding (increase speed & accuracy)
  • Basic skills: saving, file management, district network
  • Draw & Paint tools - inserting graphics from other applications & internet, creating original art
  • Orientation to individual computer lab
  • Recognize different kinds of networks
Social, Ethical, and Human Issues
  • Introduce Internet safety-basic concepts
  • Cell phone school & etiquette
  • Practice responsible use of technology, internet ,software
  • District acceptable use policy
  • Internet safety-e-mail, Etiquette
  • Cell phones ethics, etiquette & safety
  • Practice responsible use of technology, internet, software
  • District AUP (review)
  • Copyright laws, piracy, plagiarism
  • Computer viruses, spy ware, phishing
  • Practice responsible use of technology, internet, software
  • District AUP (review)
Technology Productivity Tools
  • Word processing (spacing , alignment, spell check, writing, conventions, editing)
  • Introduce copy & paste
  • Introduction to presentation software
  • Introduce concept of databases
  • Introduce concept of spreadsheets and charting
  • Word Processing (copy & paste, formatting, layout, inserting graphics, templates)
  • Presentation software (create & present original electronic slide shows)
  • Create simple spreadsheets and charts
  • Digital cameras - import original pictures into a document
  • Word Processing ( application skills, some business letters, templates, style sheets & palettes )
  • Presentation Software ( create & present original electronic slide shows or video )
  • Create and manipulate an original database
  • Create spreadsheets and charts with formulas
  • Digital cameras- import original pictures into a document
Technology Communication Tools
  • Internet
  • Introduce and use building level web sites
  • Internet: E-mail use and abuse
  • Use of presentation equipment
  • Introduce and use building level web sites
  • Web page building
  • Desktop publishing software
  • Use of presentation equipment
  • Aware of different types of communication tools available (teacher blogs, online polls, moodle, blackboard, leave open
  • Introduce and use building level web sites
Technology Research Tools
  • Locate and retrieve information from online databases: OSLIS, encyclopedias & dictionaries, et .al., periodicals
  • Internet navigation
  • Introduce keywords
  • Introduce Boolean operators
  • Understanding levels of quality, reliability, appropriateness of information
  • Locate and retrieve information from online databases: OSLIS, encyclopedias & dictionaries, et. al., periodicals
  • Determine keywords
  • Internet Search engines,
  • "Advanced search skills"
  • Understanding levels of quality, reliability, appropriateness of information
  • Understanding levels of quality, reliability, appropriateness of information
  • Locate and retrieve information from online databases:OSLIS, encyclopedias, and dictionaries,et. al., periodicals
  • Use Internet search engines to effectively find information
  • Web site evaluation

Technology Problem Solving and Decision Making

 
  • Spreadsheet--charting, simple computations
  • Database: Introduction to 
  • Spreadsheet-charting, simple computations