Digital Literacy

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Type:Lesson

Estimated Time:25 minutes

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Available Languages: English, Spanish


Vocabulary: LAN, WAN, compatibility, connectivity, cross-platform, ethical use, file server, file-sharing, network, peripheral


Primary Objectives:

  • Student understands how a network functions and the benefits of using a network.
  • Student can identify and use basic network components.
  • Student understands the difference between LAN and WAN, and intranet and Internet.
  • Student understands the concept of file servers and networked peripherals.
  • Student learns to store, locate, and retrieve files from a networked file server.
  • Student learns to print to a networked printer.
  • Student gains a basic understanding of cross-platform connectivity and compatibility issues.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student understands the concept of parts working together to form a whole.
  • Student writes to communicate a simple message.

Subjects:

Chat / BLOGS / BBS 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Chat / BLOGS / BBS 

Compatibilit

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

Desktop Symbols 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Desktop Symbols 

Diagrams of

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

Email 

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

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 

Including testing process

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Software / Hardware Compatability > Including testing process

Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc 

Instant Messaging 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Instant Messaging 

Interactive Use 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Interactive Use 

Internet Attacks and Abuse

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Internet Attacks and Abuse

Internet Attacks and Abuse 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Internet Attacks and Abuse 

Intranet 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Networking > Intranet 

Negative Impact

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Negative Impact

Negative Impact 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Negative Impact 

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 

Output Devices: Monitor, Printer, etc 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Output Devices: Monitor, Printer, etc 

Peripherals 

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

Platform Compatability 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Platform Compatability 

Safety

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Safety

Safety 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Safety 

Security and Privacy 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Security and Privacy 

Sharing of Information 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Sharing of Information 

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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Standards:

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.a Students cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the permanence of their actions in the digital world.
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.c Students demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property.
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)
2-NI-05 Explain how physical and digital security measures protect electronic information. (P7.2)
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