Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:120 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


Vocabulary: Antivirus and security software Researching, Digital file transfer, Internet, Language Arts, Persuasive speaking, PowerPoint


Primary Objectives:

  • Students describe the importance of antivirus and security software
  • Students demonstrate digital file transfer

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student demonstrates originality and inventiveness in work.
  • Student develops, implements, and communicates new ideas to others.
  • Student is open and responsive to new and diverse perspectives.
  • Student acts on creative ideas to make a tangible and useful contribution to the domain in which the innovation occurs.
  • Student exercises sound reasoning in understanding.
  • Student makes complex choices and decisions.
  • Student understands the interconnections among systems.
  • Student articulates thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively through speaking and writing.
  • Student demonstrates ability to work effectively with diverse teams.
  • Student exercises flexibility and willingness to be helpful in making necessary compromises to accomplish a common goal.
  • Student assumes shared responsibility for collaborative work.
  • Student demonstrates creative thinking, constructs knowledge, and develops innovative products and processes using technology. Student applies existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
  • Student demonstrates a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations. Student understands and uses technology systems.

Subjects:

Argument

Language Arts > Writing > Vocabulary > Word Choice > Argument

Collaboration for Problem Solving 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Collaboration for Problem Solving 

Create Presentations 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Presentations 

From Nonfiction Material

Language Arts > Research > Collect Data / Note Taking > Gather Facts Information Highlighting > From Nonfiction Material

General / Varied Use

Language Arts > Communication > Multimedia Usage / Production > General / Varied Use

Group Presentations

Language Arts > Communication > Group Work > Group Presentations

Group Projects

Language Arts > Research > Group Projects

Group Work / Discussions

Language Arts > Writing > Shared Collaborative Writing > Group Work / Discussions

Internet Safety

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Internet Safety

Negative Impact 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Negative Impact 

Network Security 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Networking > Network Security 

Personal Safety / Use / Online

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

Positive / Negative Impact

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Products in Daily Life > Positive / Negative Impact

Privacy 

Technology Education > Media and Culture > Law and Legal Issues > Privacy 

Problem Solving

Language Arts > Life Skills Daily Life > Problem Solving

Problem Solving 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Problem Solving 

Purpose

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Purpose

Responsible Use

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

Safety

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Safety

Safety 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Safety 

Security Options 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Security Options 

Security and Privacy 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Security and Privacy 

Student Collaboration 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Student Collaboration 

Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Transitional Devices Argument Persuasion

Language Arts > Writing > Grammar / Parts of Speech > Transitional Devices Argument Persuasion

Use Technology when Writing

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Writing > Use Technology when Writing

Uses a Variety of Resources

Language Arts > Research > Reference Materials > Uses a Variety of Resources

Viruses and Virus Protection 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Viruses and Virus Protection 

Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet
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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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