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Educational Technology Curriculum Educational Technology - (Grades 3-5)
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Core Standards of the Course

Standard 1
Use keyboards and other common input and output devices (including adaptive devices when necessary) efficiently and effectively. (1)

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Standard 2
Discuss common uses of technology in daily life and advantages and disadvantages those uses provide. (1, 2)

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Standard 3
Discuss basic issues related to responsible use of technology and information; and describe personal consequences of inappropriate use. (2)

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Standard 4
Use general purpose productivity tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, to remediate skill deficits, and to facilitate learning throughout the curriculum. (3)

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Standard 5
Use technology tools (e.g., multimedia authoring, presentation, web tools, digital cameras, scanners) for individual and collaborative writing, communication, and publishing activities to create knowledge products for audiences inside and outside the classroom. (3, 4)

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Standard 6
Use telecommunications efficiently and effectively to access remote information and communicate with others in support of direct and independent learning and for pursuit of personal interests. (4)

Standard 7
Use telecommunications and on-line resources (e.g., email, online discussions, web environments) to participate in collaborative problem-solving activities to develop solutions or products for audiences inside and outside the classroom. (4, 5)

Standard 8
Use technology resources (e.g., calculators, data collection probes, videos, educational software) for problem-solving, self-directed learning, and extended learning activities. (5, 6)

Standard 9
Determine when technology is useful and select the appropriate tool(s) and technology resources to address a variety of tasks and problems. (5, 6)

Standard 10
Evaluate the accuracy, relevance, appropriateness, comprehensiveness, and bias of electronic information sources. (6)

UEN logo - 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 .

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