Technology Standards Checklist
(based on the Virginia Technology Standards for Instructional Personnel and Technology Standards for grades 3,5 and 12)
Basic computer skills (includes vocabulary, language and operation)
The student will develop basic technology skills to include:
Use of related peripheral devices.
Communicate with appropriate use of terminology.
Explore use of imaging devices.
Identify new and emerging technologies.
Network and Internet
The student will communicate through local and worldwide network communication systems.
Develop hypermedia "home page" documents accessible by networks.
Use networks to deliver and access information from electronic sources.
Use telecommunication tools for storing and sharing information.
Demonstrate distance learning applications.
Describe how computers are connected to form a network.
Compare and contrast local, wide area and worldwide networks.
Search and research strategies
The student will process, store, retrieve and transmit electronic information; will use technology appropriately to gather, analyze
and report data.
Use search strategies and electronic storage systems to retrieve information.
Evaluate usefulness and validity of electronically published information.
Word processing/Information database
The student will use application software to enhance communication and accomplish a variety of learning tasks.
Create document using word-processing and writing process.
Integrate simple graphics, spreadsheets, databases, charts, etc. to word processed documents.
Edit multi-page documents.
Produce page layouts using publishing software, graphics and peripherals.
Organize and generate data reports using spreadsheets and databases.
Create spreadsheets using formulas, graphs and charts.
Using hardware and peripherals
The student will demonstrate a basic understanding of fundamental computer operations through use of electronic devices and
Demonstrate interactive use of laser disc (or DVD).
Integrate specific purpose devices to content instruction.
Successfully operate multimedia system with peripheral devices.
Troubleshoot simple hardware/software problems.
Project and Integration
Instructional personnel should be able to locate, integrate and use appropriate instructional hardware and software to support VA
SOL's and to meet the diverse needs of learners in a variety of educational settings.
Select and use audience and content-appropriate technology for communicating and presenting information.
Create multimedia presentations using video and graphics.
Integrate technologies to problem solving and critical thinking tasks.
Copyright and legal issues
Instructional personnel shall demonstrate knowledge of ethical and legal issues relating to use of technology.
Apply Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines in reporting information.
Explain legal, personal safety, network etiquette and ethical behaviors regarding the use of technology and information.
Name: Jared Thomson Date: 12/08/09
Licensure: Marketing Education Signature: JST