1st Grade Applied Arts Learning Targets

Ethics & Citizenship

Technology: 1: Ethics & Citizenship

1:  Advocate and practice safe, responsible use of information and technology

2:  Discuss safety issues and recognize safe practices related to the use of the internet

3:  Demonstrate responsible use of technological equipment and software as outlined in the acceptable use statement from the Students Rights and Responsibilities handbook

4:  Understand and adhere to ethical and legal use of copyright, licensing, and fair use laws

5:  Explore and discuss ethical behaviors when using technology

6:  Respect self, other users, and digital property (e.g. plagiarism, cyberbullying, privacy)

7:  Demonstrate respect for existing desktop configuration, system preferences and user's properties such as assignments and projects

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

Technology: 1: Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

1:  Integrate information with appropriate technology to make informed decisions and solve problems

2:  Recognize the need for information and formulate questions based on information needs

3:  Plan and manage tasks to develop solutions and complete projects

4:  Understand that a project is a series of small parts

Creative Use of Tech

Technology: 1: Creative Use of Tech

1:  Use technology as a means to develop innovative products that reflect originality and self-expression

2:  Explore multimedia tools to create an original product

Communication & Collaboration

Technology: 1: Communication & Collaboration

1:  Present information and ideas effectively to a variety of audiences

2:  Collaborate with classmates and teachers in creating a multimedia presentation to communicate learning to classmates and family

3:  Effectively collaborate locally and globally

4:  Recognize that technology helps with communication at home and at school


Technology: 1: Research

1:  Locate, organize, analyze, and cite information from a variety of sources and media

2:  Explore and use technology resources in a whole group teacher led activity to gain information on a topic

Tech Operations

Technology: 1: Tech Operations

1:  Understand and operate systems and applications

2:  Understand many commands are found in menus and icons

3:  Troubleshoot systems and applications

4:  Understand ways to get assistance when something isn’t working

5:  Store and access documents in different formats from various locations

6:  Appropriately name, store and retrieve information from designated storage locations


Technology: 1: Keyboarding

1:  Develop a familiarity with keyboard features (e.g., basic keys, arrow keys, return) and mouse commands (e.g., single/double click)