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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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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.
S.5.b Students collect data or identify relevant data sets, use digital tools to analyze them, and represent data in various ways to facilitate problem-solving and decision-making.
S.7.a Students use digital tools to connect with learners from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, engaging with them in ways that broaden mutual understanding and learning.
S.7.b Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints.
1A-AP-13 Give attribution when using the ideas and creations of others while developing programs. (P7.3)
1A-CS-03 Describe basic hardware and software problems using accurate terminology. (P6.2, P7.2)
1A-DA-06 Collect and present the same data in various visual formats. (P7.1, P4.4)
1A-IC-18 Keep login information private, and log off of devices appropriately. (P7.3)
1B-AP-14 Observe intellectual property rights and give appropriate attribution when creating or remixing programs. (P7.3)
1B-CS-02 Model how computer hardware and software work together as a system to accomplish tasks. (P4.4)
1B-CS-03 Determine potential solutions to solve simple hardware and software problems using common troubleshooting strategies. (P6.2)
1B-DA-06 Organize and present collected data visually to highlight relationships and support a claim. (P7.1)
1B-DA-07 Use data to highlight or propose cause-and-effect relationships, predict outcomes, or communicate an idea. (P7.1)
1B-NI-05 Discuss real-world cybersecurity problems and how personal information can be protected. (P3.1)
ELA-Literacy.SL.1.2 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
ELA-Literacy.SL.2.2 Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
ELA-Literacy.SL.3.2 Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.2 Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
ELA-Literacy.SL.5.2 Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.