Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Discussion

Estimated Time:30 minutes

Grades:6-8

Score Type:Manually Graded

Work completed by a student may be reviewed and evaluated by either entering the grade directly into the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook, or by using a grader application to assist in reviewing and grading student work

Available Language: English


Primary Objectives:

  • Student gains familiarity with cross-platform connectivity issues and learns how adjustments can be made for them.
  • Student gains familiarity with file format compatibility and learns how adjustments can be made for it.
  • Student understands how to use online help and documentation, such as visual clues, program menus, and the help menus to complete tasks in programs.
  • Student understands the concepts of LANs and WANs, and how they are related to intranets and the Internet.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student understands the value of working efficiently.
  • Student understands how technology plays a role in real-world situations.

Subjects:

Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Audience > Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Compatibilit

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > File Formats > Compatibilit

Computer Structure 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Computer Structure 

Diagrams of

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Hardware Components and Identification > Diagrams of

File Formats 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > File Formats 

File Management / Backup / Transfer 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > File Management / Backup / Transfer 

Files - Naming Conventions / Extensions (gif. jpg, xls, pdf) 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Files - Naming Conventions / Extensions (gif. jpg, xls, pdf) 

Hardware

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Computer Science > Hardware

Hardware / Software Applications

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Hardware / Software Applications

Hardware Identification 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Hardware Identification 

Intranet 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Networking > Intranet 

Meaning Definition Analysis

Language Arts > Vocabulary > Grammar / Language Structure > Meaning Definition Analysis

Network Operating Systems / Software 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Networking > Network Operating Systems / Software 

Network Routers and Other Network Hardware 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Network Routers and Other Network Hardware 

Network Servers 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Networking > Network Servers 

Network Types and Infrastructure 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Networking > Network Types and Infrastructure 

Operating Systems 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Operating Systems 

Peripherals 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Peripherals 

Platform Compatability 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Platform Compatability 

Programming

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Computer Science > Programming

Respond

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Respond

Safety

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Safety

Storage Devices (use and/or identification of ) 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Storage Devices (use and/or identification of ) 

Troubleshooting 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Troubleshooting 

Vocabulary and Abbreviations 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Vocabulary and Abbreviations 

WAN vs LAN 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Networking > WAN vs LAN 
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