3-5 Proficiencies

Grade 3 

3-1 ...demonstrate proper use of technology hardware, including proper keyboarding techniques, proper handling and use of tablet devices, and appropriate use of cameras, microphones, and other input devices

3-2 ...recall and safeguard usernames and passwords for a variety of accounts, including a network account and accounts for practice and mastery applications

3-3 …perform basic software application tasks, including opening and closing programs and creating, modifying, printing, and saving files

3-4 …utilize machine and web-based applications for creating original products, such as documents, presentations, and spreadsheets

3-5 …identify and employ safe practices when utilizing technology       



Grade 4

4-1 ...utilize devices to collect and capture information in a variety of formats and use these resources along with selected applications to create meaningful products 

4-2 ...utilize both machine and web-based applications to communicate, collaborate, and to share information and resources with others

4-3 ...utilize applications such as word processors, databases, spreadsheets, graphic organizers, charts, multimedia, simulations, and models to collect, analyze, and represent data and to solve problems

4-4 ...employ basic strategies to perform searches for information using search engines, online databases, and other resources

4-5 …identify the consequences of unsafe use of technology and practice safe use at all times


Grade 5

5.1 …create and publish original products utilizing a variety of technology resources

5.2 ...employ advanced search strategies to locate information and validate the relevance and appropriateness of the information acquired

5.3 ...utilize technology resources to collect information, analyze information, and forecast possibilities

5.4 …utilize games and simulations to explore and experiment with systems and to better understand issues

5.5 …practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology and comply with fair use guidelines and digital safety rules