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NYCDOE Technology Plan

Here is our Technology Plan through 2020: 

techplanFINAL_021816.pdf 

Technology Curriculum for Grades K - 5

 

The purpose of the computer technology curriculum program is that each student is able to comfortably use a computer. Computer skills will be introduced in the primary grades and mastered as students advance to the middle school level. Through this exposure, students will gain a positive view of computers as tools for learning.

Introduction of Concepts and Skills

Grades K – 1 will:

  • follow classroom rules for responsible use of computers.

  • develop an understanding that each student must work cooperatively with each other and

    their teacher.

  • use correct terminology for basic components of a computer system: e.g., monitor,

    keyboard, disk, CD, printer, and mouse.

  • develop basic skills for using hardware and applications such as: open/close a program,

    navigate using scroll bars, arrow keys, and mouse.)

  • develop keyboarding skills with the use of software.

  • develop skills in word processing using teacher templates.

  • print documents/projects.

  • explore the use of drawing & painting applications for class projects.

    Developing the Use of Acquired Concepts and Skills

    Grades 2 –3 will:

  • be able to follow classroom rules for responsible use of computers.

  • develop an understanding that the computer is a tool for learning.

  • learn the need to respect the work of their peers.

  • use correct terminology for basic components of a computer system: e.g., monitor,

    keyboard, disk, CD, printer, mouse, hard drive, and window.

  • develop good keyboarding skills with emphases on correct finger placement.

  • identify the menu bar.

  • develop word processing formatting skills.

  • use spell check with teacher direction.

  • insert images (clip art) into word processing documents.

  • save a document to a folder created in the student’s name.

  • print documents/projects.

  • develop an understanding of the school’s rules for safe and ethical Internet use.

  • do an Internet Search from a teacher-selected Web site.

  • learn how to create a presentation via a presentation program.

Understanding and Mastering Concepts and Skills

Grades 4 – 5 will:

  • demonstrate an understanding of classroom rules regarding responsible use of computers, responsible behavior around equipment, respect for other people’s work, and appropriate collaborative behavior.

  • build keyboarding skills from the intermediate level to advanced level emphasizing correct finger placement.

  • develop word processing skills to facilitate the writing process.

  • develop advanced formatting skills.

  • create images, for later use in MS applications, with drawing/painting software.

  • insert images from clip art, CD’s and the internet to an application.

  • use spell check and editing skills.

  • develop the use of online resource materials to research and enhance their reporting

    skills.

  • successfully print various documents, such as word processing or spread sheets.

  • create a presentation by using PowerPoint software: inserting graphics, sound, and

    transitions.

  • be introduced to multiple uses of a spreadsheet.

  • understand the fundamentals of database file creation and use.

  • use software to support math and language arts.

  • be introduced to the use of digital cameras for video project and editing via Moviemaker.

  • understand the schools’ Acceptable Use Policy, and know the consequences of violating

    that policy.

  • understand and demonstrate ethical behavior in copying files from the internet, by

    properly identifying the source of the information.

  • required to do a research project in conjunction general curricular standards and present

    the work on a PowerPoint Presentation to the class.

Technology Support Form For Teachers

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