Digital Literacy

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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:

Abbreviations

Language Arts > Writing > Grammar / Language Structure > Mechanics / Punctuation > Abbreviations

Cell phones, Hand Held Devices, PDAs 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Cell phones, Hand Held Devices, PDAs 

Compatibilit

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

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 

English Language Arts 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Connects to Other Disciplines > English Language Arts 

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) 

Hardware / Software Applications

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

Instructions

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Follow Directions > Instructions

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 

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 

Security and Privacy 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Security and Privacy 

Social Networking 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Social Networking 

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.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.
1A-AP-13 Give attribution when using the ideas and creations of others while developing programs. (P7.3)
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-NI-05 Discuss real-world cybersecurity problems and how personal information can be protected. (P3.1)
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