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  • Discuss systems thinking and a modern PC system
  • Have a poster competition to demonstrate and compare.
  • Have students create their own metaphore.
  • Create your own metaphore
  • Discuss application specific and non-application specific types. What file extensions do you think your students already know (mp3, doc, ppt…)
  • Emphasize the audience and format when choosing graphics (combine this with discussions of resolution)
  • Discuss strategies for choosing, saving, and opening files. Give students sample files to work with.
  • Discuss strategies for choosing, saving, and opening files. Give students sample files to work with.
  • Have students create an FAQ on the class wiki.
  • Discuss strategies for choosing, saving, and opening files. Give students sample files to work with.

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  • Teaching Systems and Fundamentals Tech Span 2010 Marty Daniel [email_address]
  • Elementary Grades
    • Knowledge of the parts of the computer
    • Basic technology vocabulary
    • Storing and retrieving files on computers or networks
    • Troubleshooting basic computer problems
  • Middle School
    • Basic parts of the computer, vocabulary and symbols of technology
    • Create, store and retrieve data on the Internet, local area networks, and peripheral devices
    • Recognize and distinguish among file types
    • Select a data format or technology tool appropriate to the task or audience
    • Basic troubleshooting for computer problems
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  • Labels
    • Scanner
    • CPU (Microprocessor)
    • Primary storage (RAM)
    • Expansion cards (graphics cards, etc.)
    • Power supply
    • Optical disc drive
    • Secondary storage (Hard disk)
    • Motherboard
    • Speakers
    • Monitor
    • System software
    • Application software
    • Keyboard
    • Mouse
    • External hard disk
    • Printer
  • Basic Personal Computer System
  • Systems within Systems
  • Simple Network
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  • Where is the server?
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  • Memory Sizes
    • Terabyte
    • Gigabyte
    • Kilobyte
    • Byte
    • Bit
  •  
  • Organizing Windows Files
    • Student Login ▬► My Documents
      • Period
        • My Name
          • Topic
            • Files
  • Organizing Windows Files
    • Flash Drive
      • Period
        • My Name
          • Topic
            • Files
  • Organizing Windows Files
    • Flash Drive
      • Period
        • My Name
          • Topic
            • Files
  • Organizing Windows Files
    • Clean out your My Documents folder.
    • Get rid of any shortcuts you no longer use.  
    • Select work to keep.
    • Develop an off site storage location such as Dropbox.
  • File Extensions
    • Set your lab computers to show file extensions
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphabetical_list_of_file_extensions
  • Word Processing Files
    • Compatibility
    • rtf, wks, doc, and docx
  • Graphics Files
    • Compatibility
    • gif, jpg, png, tiff, bmp, and psd
  • Spreadsheet Files
    • Compatibility
    • csv, xls, and xlsx
  • Trouble
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  • Procedure
    • Define Problem – What’s happening when problem occurs? Is it a computer system or software problem? Is it Internet related?
    • Gather information - When did it occur? Did anything change? What error messages? What software & operating system?
    • Narrow it down - Break things down until you can locate the problem and solve it.
  • Common Culprits
    • Power train (from the computer to the wall)
    • Connectivity Cable (Ethernet, monitor, keyboard, mouse, etc.)
    • Username/Password
    • Frozen Screen
    • Software file compatibility
  • Common Solutions
    • Power train (plug it in  )
    • Connectivity Cable (plug it in  )
    • Username/Password (Slow down)
    • Frozen Screen (ctrl+alt+del)
    • Software file compatibility (check file type)
  • Engagement Strategies
  • Ideas
    • Metaphors – Have students create their own metaphors and present to the class
    • Diagrams – Have students use drawing skills to create diagrams that illustrate concepts
    • Collaborate – Use a class wiki. Have students create a collaborative encyclopedia or FAQ with illustrations, definitions, diagrams, etc.