Pg 11Objective 1-1.1.4Discuss how disk drives work. The concept will work the same for a flash drive or DVD even though it may not be as obvious to visualize with a flash drive. You may want to allude toor, if available, show how some flash drives provide a screen asking how the flash drive will be used, and if indicated for storage only, will prepare (format) that flash drive for that purpose.You might also want to provide a screen of how the sectors appear on a typical disk drive, and then discuss how data is saved, given that the disk is continuously spinning until the save command is recognized.
Pg 13-14Objective 1-1.1.4How much discussion you have with students regarding how disk drives are set up on a server should be determined by the interest of the students. Most people will not need this information, although you can allude to the fact that Microsoft has a number of certifications that target this type of information for those students who may want more information for how computers or networks are set up.Provide examples of how remote or virtual storage systems can be advantageous to someone, e.g., obtaining e-mail from any locale, sharing data with others such as pictures of family reunions or events, etc.