Computer Skills Objectives K-8

Kindergarten

  • Parts of the computer and how to operate
  • Keyboard familiarity
  • Grouping and sequencing
  • Respect for the work of others
  • Responsible care of resources
  • Exploring multimedia
  • Observing online resources

Grade 1

  • Respecting computer work of others
  • Using technology at home and school
  • Gathering, organizing, and displaying data
  • Using word processing
  • Exploring multimedia
  • Responsible care of resources
  • Observing online resources

Grade 2

  • Using technology in the community
  • Respecting the computer work of others
  • Observing online resource
  • Using electronic database to locate information
  • Responsible care of resources
  • Building word processing skills
  • Collecting, sorting, and displaying data
  • Exploring multimedia tools
  • Using drawing tools

Grade 3

  • Awareness of Copyright Law
  • Responsible and safe use of resources
  • Exploring information technologies
  • Building word processing techniques
  • Using multimedia tools
  • Exploring spreadsheets

Grade 4

  • Using databases
  • Using spreadsheets
  • Responsible and safe use of online resources
  • Locating information on the Internet
  • Evaluating information found through telecommunications
  • Developing word processing documents
  • Exploring e-mail
  • Identifying ways technology has changed North Carolina

Grade 5

  • Using search strategies
  • Responsible and safe use of online resources
  • Awareness of Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines
  • Exploring the need for protection against viruses and vandalism
  • Participating in curriculum-based telecommunication projects
  • Developing word processing document using proper keyboarding techniques
  • Developing multimedia presentation citing sources
  • Developing a product using a database
  • Evaluating resources and information for accuracy and usefulness
  • Selecting and using a variety of technology tools

Grade 6

  • Responsible and safe use of online resources
  • Using Copyright and Fair Use guidelines
  • Refining application skills
  • Using formulas in a spreadsheet
  • Using search strategy two or more criteria in a database
  • Increasing productivity and accuracy in keyboarding
  • Using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and multimedia for assignments in all subject areas
  • Locating and retrieving information using telecommunications
  • Evaluating resources and information for accuracy and usefulness
  • Selecting and using a variety of technology tools

Grade 7

  • Responsible and safe use of online resources
  • Using Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines
  • Refining application skills
  • Using formulas in a spreadsheet
  • Using search strategy with two or more criteria in a database
  • Increasing productivity and accuracy in keyboarding
  • Using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and multimedia for assignments in all subject areas
  • Locating and retrieving information using telecommunications
  • Evaluating resources and information for accuracy and usefulness
  • Selecting and using a variety of technology tools

Grade 8

  • Responsible and safe use of online resources
  • Using Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines
  • Using spreadsheets and databases relevant to classroom assignments
  • Choosing charts/tables or graphs to best represent data
  • Conducting online research and evaluating the information found
  • Using word processing/desktop publishing for classroom assignments/projects
  • Selecting and using a variety of technological tools to develop projects in content areas