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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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S.1.d Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.
S.2.b Students engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices.
S.2.d Students manage their personal data to maintain digital privacy and security and are aware of data-collection technology used to track their navigation online.
2-CS-02 Design projects that combine hardware and software components to collect and exchange data. (P5.1)
2-CS-03 Systematically identify and fix problems with computing devices and their components. (P6.2)
ELA-Literacy.L.6.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
ELA-Literacy.L.7.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
ELA-Literacy.L.8.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas clearly and efficiently.