Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:90 minutes

Grades:6-8

Score Type:Mixed Graded

Work completed by a student will be graded through a variety of scoring options including participation, student self-assessment and teacher assessment via rubric to provide flexibility with the type of grade sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook. Student work may include opened-ended questions, correct/incorrect responses, a final product and/or a self-assessment

Available Language: English


Objectives:

  • Students create a flowchart to help solve a problem.
  • Students create a data model determine how they will save for a future purchase.

Subjects:

Algorithm Development 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > Algorithm Development 

Analyze Algorithms 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > Analyze Algorithms 

Creativity and Innovation 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Creativity and Innovation 

Critical Thinking and Decision Making Process 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Critical Thinking and Decision Making Process 

Engineering

Science > Concepts and Processes > Data Analysis and Interpretation > Engineering

Engineering

Science > Concepts and Processes > Problem Solving > Engineering

Experimentation

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Design Process > Experimentation

Graphic Applications (includes pictures, labels, diagrams, charts) 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Graphic Applications (includes pictures, labels, diagrams, charts) 

Investing and Saving

Social Studies > Economics > Personal and Consumer > Personal Finances > Investing and Saving

Math in Daily Life

Mathematics > Process Standards > Math in Daily Life

Methods/Steps/Strategies

Mathematics > Process Standards > Problem Solving > Methods/Steps/Strategies

Methods/Steps/Strategies

Mathematics > Process Standards > Computation > Methods/Steps/Strategies

Operations/Addition

Mathematics > Number Operations > Money > Operations/Addition

Problem Solving

Social Studies > Process and Literacy Skills > Social Science - History > Problem Solving

Problem Solving 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Problem Solving 

Problem-solving

Mathematics > Process Standards > Models/Representations > Problem-solving

Programming

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

Spreadsheets

Library Media > Information Technology > Software Applications > Spreadsheets

Spreadsheets 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Spreadsheets 

Student Collaboration

Library Media > Information Literacy > Student Use - Digital Media > Student Collaboration

Use Technology when Writing

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Writing > Use Technology when Writing
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EXCEEDS (4)MEETS (3)APPROACHES (2)DOES NOT MEET (1)
Directions and ParticipationThe student followed all directions and went above and beyond in answering all questions in the assignment.The student followed all directions and answered all questions in the assignment.The student followed most directions and answered most questions in the assignment.The student did not follow directions or answer the questions in the assignment.
Required Final Product ComponentsThe final product includes additional elements to enhance the assignment beyond the required components.The final product includes all components required by the assignment.The final product includes most of the components required by the assignment.The final product does not demonstrate the components required by the assignment.
Organization and OriginalityThe final product is exceptionally well designed, includes additional elements, contains no spelling, grammar or punctuation mistakes and reveals student’s creative insights into the assignment.The final product is neat, includes all components required by the assignment, contains minimal spelling, grammar or punctuation mistakes and includes some creative elements.The final product is adequate but lacks neatness and creativity, contains some spelling, grammar and punctuation mistakes and is missing required components.The final product is not neat or creative, is missing required components and contains many spelling, grammar or punctuation mistakes.
Digital Literacy Skills ApplicationThe final product clearly demonstrates an accurate and deep level of understanding of the concept.The final product demonstrates an accurate and appropriate level of understanding of the concept.The final product demonstrates some understanding of the concept.The final product demonstrates little to no understanding of the concept.

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