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Educational Technology Curriculum Educational Technology - (Grades 6-8)
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Core Standards of the Course

Standard 1
Apply strategies for identifying and solving routine hardware and software problems that occur during everyday use. (1)

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Standard 2
Demonstrate knowledge of current changes in information technologies and the effect those changes have on the workplace and society. (2)

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Standard 3
Exhibit legal and ethical behaviors when using information and technology, and discuss consequences of misuse. (2)

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Standard 4
Use content-specific tools, software and simulations (e.g., environmental probes, graphing calculators, exploratory environments, Web tools) to support learning and research. (3, 5)

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Standard 5
Apply productivity/multimedia tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, group collaboration, and learning throughout the curriculum. (3, 6)

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Standard 6
Design, develop, publish and present products (e.g., Web pages, videotapes) using technology resources that demonstrate and communicate curriculum concepts to audiences inside and outside the classroom. (4,5,6)

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Standard 7
Collaborate with peers, experts, and others using telecommunications and collaborative tools to investigate curriculum-related problems, issues, and information, and to develop solutions or products for audiences inside and outside the classroom. (4, 5)


Standard 8
Select and use appropriate tools and technology resources to accomplish a variety of tasks and solve problems. (5, 6)

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Standard 9
Demonstrate an understanding of concepts underlying hardware, software, and connectivity, and practical applications to learning and problem solving. (1, 6)

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Standard 10
Research and evaluate the accuracy, relevance, appropriateness, comprehensiveness, and bias of electronic information sources concerning real-world problems. (2, 5, 6)



UEN logo http://www.uen.org - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Rick Gaisford and see the Educational Technology website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - DIANA SUDDRETH .  
Email:  diana.suddreth@schools.utah.gov

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