Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Lesson

Estimated Time:12 minutes

Grades:1-5

Score Type:Automatically Graded

Work completed by a student will be automatically graded and the grade will be sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook

Available Languages: English, Spanish


Vocabulary: LAN, WAN, compatibility, cross-platform, intellectual property, internet, intranet, network, online


Primary Objectives:

  • Student understands networking terminology, such as online and network, LAN and WAN, intranet and Internet.
  • Student learns the advantages of connecting a computer to a network.
  • Student learns the concept of and difference between LAN and WAN.
  • Student learns the concept of and difference between an intranet and the Internet.
  • Student learns to access remote equipment, such as a printer.
  • Student learns strategies to access information on a LAN or intranet for research and resource sharing.
  • Student learns about intellectual property and ethical use of another's intellectual property.
  • Student begins to understand file format and cross-platform compatibility issues.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student solves simple problems.
  • Student uses vocabulary across the curriculum.

Subjects:

Compatibilit

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

Copyright

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Intellectual Property > Copyright

Data Collection for Decision Making 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Data Collection for Decision Making 

Diagrams of

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

Distance Learning 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Distance Learning 

Ethical Usage

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Ethical Usage

File Formats 

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

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

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

Intellectual Property

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship > Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

Library Media > Information Literacy > ALA Social Responsibility > Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology)

Library Media > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology)

Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology) 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology) 

Intranet 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Networking > Intranet 

Listening / Pay Attention

Language Arts > Communication > Media Literacy / Viewing > Comprehension > Listening / Pay Attention

Listening to Nonfiction

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Listening to Nonfiction

Negative Impact

Library Media > 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 

Online collaboration 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Online collaboration 

Operating Systems 

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

Peripherals 

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

Personal Safety / Use / Online

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Computer Science > Personal Safety / Use / Online

Programming

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

Responsible Use

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship > Responsible Use

Security and Privacy 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Security and Privacy 

Sharing of Information 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Sharing of Information 

Technology Changes and Impact on Law and Legal Issues 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Technology Changes and Impact on Law and Legal Issues 

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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