THE DIOCESE OF ARLINGTON TECHNOLOGY STANDARDS (DOATS)
- TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS (USE IT)
Develop foundations in the understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
- Understand and use technology systems
- Select and use applications effectively and productively
- Troubleshoot systems and applications
- Transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies
- Perform computational thinking (binary logic, bits and bytes, etc.)
- DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP (PROTECT IT)
Demonstrate an understanding of the history of technology and its impact on society. Practice ethical, legal, and responsible use of technology.
- Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology
- Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity
- Demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning
- RESEARCH AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (FIND AND ORGANIZE IT)
Use digital tools to locate, gather, evaluate, and organize information and data.
- Plan strategies to guide inquiry
- Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media
- Process data and report results
- LEARNING, COLLABORATION,AND PROBLEM SOLVING (SOLVE IT)
Use a variety of technologies to support and enhance learning, encourage collaboration, increase productivity, and solve problems.
- Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media
- Contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve challenges
- Code and write programs, logically solve problems, and perform critical thinking
- COMMUNICATION AND CREATIVITY/INNOVATION (CREATE AND COMMUNICATE IT)
Use technology for communication, creative thinking, and developing innovative products using various media formats.
- Communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats
- Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes
- Create original works as a means of personal or group expression
Standard 1.0 –Technology Systems: Develop foundations in the understanding and uses of technology systems
T.2.1.A Demonstrate knowledge of the nature and operation of technology systems
T.2.1.A.1 Identify the parts of the computer and their functions (Input; Output; Storage; Processing)
T.2.1.A.2 Demonstrate the proper care of the computer hardware and software
T.2.1.B Demonstrate proficiency in the use of technology
T.2.1.B.1 Follow instructions to use application software (such as starting/closing applications; saving/retrieving files; navigating within; and identifying and using functions represented by symbols and icons)
T.2.1.B.2 Know the keyboard layout -Use age appropriate keyboard charts; identify and use special keys (such as backspace, shift, spacebar, ctrl, and arrows)
T.2.1.B.3 Develop good mouse, trackball, touchpad and/or touchscreen skills
T.2.1.B.4 Use correct sitting and hand positions when keyboarding
Standard 2.0 –Digital Citizenship: Demonstrate an understanding of the history of technology and its impact on society; practice ethical, legal, and responsible use of technology
T.2.2.A Technology and Society: Explain how technology affects individuals and institutions (home, school, and community)
T.2.2.A.1 Recognize that technologies (such as computers, calculators, television, cameras, PDAs, CD-ROM, and DVD) have influenced daily life, past and present
T.2.2.A.2. Identify examples of how technology has affected the environment, past and present
T.2.2.A.3. Identify how technology tools have been and are used to meet people’s needs
T.2.2.B Ethical and Legal Issues: Practice responsible and appropriate use of technology systems, software, and information
T.2.2.B.1. Understand and follow the acceptable use policy
T.2.2.B.2. Recognize the potential harm of intrusive applications (
such as viruses, pop-up windows, etc.)
T.2.2.B.3. Use safe and correct security procedures (such as protecting password and user ID)
T.2.2.C Ethical and Legal Issues: Demonstrate an understanding of current legal standards
T.2.2.C.1. Discuss the importance of respecting the rights of others regarding their work (such as appropriate copying and pasting)
T.2.2.C.2. Practice strategies for avoiding plagiarism (such as copying other’s work)
T.2.2.D Understand current online safety guidelines
T.2.2.D.1. Discuss safety and privacy issues related to use of the Internet
T.2.2.D.2.Use safe and correct security procedures when working online (such as not disclosing personal information and protecting passwords)
T.2.2.D.3. Describe procedures for exiting an inappropriate site (such as clicking the home, turning off monitor, notifying an adult)
Standard 3.0 –Research and Information Management:Use technology to locate, evaluate, gather, and organize information and data
T.2.3.A Use technology to locate and collect information for research.
T.2.3.A.1 Select relevant information from various technology resources (such as websites, online library catalogs, or electronic reference materials).
T.2.3.A.2 Use basic telecommunications terms and capabilities (website, website address, homepage, link, Internet).
Standard 4.0 –Technology for Learning, Collaboration, and Problem Solving: Use a variety of technologies for learning and collaboration
T.2.4.A Learning: Use and understand how technology enhances learning
T.2.4.A.1. Use technology tools, including software and hardware, from a range of teacher-selected options to learn new content or reinforce skills
T.2.4.A.2. Reflect, as an individual or as part of a larger group, on appropriateness of selected technology for the given task
T.2.4.A.3. Reflect and discuss how technology tools are used to collect information
T.2.4.B Collaboration: Use and understand how technology encourages collaboration
T.2.4.B.1. Explain how selected technology tools are being used to enhance collaboration
T.2.2.B.2. Participate in a class lesson using technology tools to collect, display, and interpret data
T.2.4.B.3. Articulate the advantages of collaboration supported by technology tools
T.2.4.C Productivity and Problem Solving: Use and understand how technology increases productivity
T.2.4.C.1. Describe ways the selected technology tools are being used to support learning goals and accomplish tasks
T.2.4.C.2. Use templates, provided by the teacher, or create new documents to complete learning assignments
T.2.4.C.3. Edit work created using concept mapping, or word-processing software
T.2.4.C.4. Use various electronic information retrieval sources to obtain information on a topic (such as World Book, Follett Destiny, local library resources)
T.2.4.C.5. Construct a set of statements to be acted out to accomplish a simple task (e.g., turtle instructions).
Standard 5.0 –Technology for Communication and Creativity/Innovation: Use technology to communicate using various media formats
T.2.5.A Communication -Tools: Use and explain how technology is used for communication.
T.2.5.A.1 Identify technology tools that help gather information, share ideas, and respond to questions.
T.2.5.A.2 Use a variety of technology tools identified by the teacher to communicate with various audiences.
T.2.5.B Communication -Media Formats: Use and explain the variety of media formats.
T.2.5.B.1 Recognize that various media formats are used to communicate ideas, such as CD, DVD, flash/thumb drive, streaming media, etc.
T.2.5.C Creativity and Innovation –Multimedia/Idea Presentation/Editing: Use and understand how technology can be used to express ideas.
T.2.5.C.1 Multimedia: Use multimedia tools to express original ideas with print, drawings, digital images, existing video, sounds, and/or personal recordings.
T.K.5.C.2 Idea Presentation: Prepare writing and data for display with tools such as visual organizer, word-processing or multimedia software either individually or teacher-led group activity
T.K.5.C.3 Editing: change, edit and revise graphs, graphics, presentations and word-processing documents.