Tech Check Grades 6-8

  • Student is fluent in keyboarding skills, editing tools, and can produce a multi-page document in one sitting.
  • Student describes and illustrates a content-related concept or process using a model, simulation, or concept-mapping software.
  • Student uses and modifies spreadsheets and databases to analyze data and propose solutions.
  • Student gathers data, examines patters, and applies information for decision making using digital tools and resources.
  • Student participates in cooperative/collaborative learning projects within the classroom and outside the classroom.
  • Student evaluates digital resources to determine the credibility of the author/publisher and the timeliness and accuracy of the content.
  • Student selects and uses the appropriate tools and digital resources to accomplish a variety of tasks to solve a problem.
  • Student integrates a variety of file types to create and illustrate a document or presentation.
  • Student demonstrates basic computer science skills such as programming or animation.
  • Student explains and correctly uses technical terms related to networks, computers, and online learning.
  • Student practices safe behavior on the web, understands copyright law, and can explain terms associated with safe/effective/efficient use of telecommunications.