Literacy Information Skills
Students will access and gather information effectively and efficiently. Students will be taught how to locate information from various sources (electronic catalogues, encyclopedias, dictionaries, and web sites online.)
1. The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively.

 Connecting Curriculum and Technology, Social, Ethical, and Human Issues.

1. Work cooperatively and collaboratively with peers, family members, and others when using technology in the classroom.

Connecting Curriculum and Technology Technology communications tools

Whiteboard located in the hallway, designed by the students daily, after they access the National Weather Service Web site.

1. Gather information and communicate with others using telecommunications, with support from teachers, family members, or student partners.

Basic operations and concepts

Use input devices (e.g., mouse, keyboard, remote control) and output devices (e.g., scanner, printer) to successfully operate computers, VCRs, audio tapes,and other technologies.

South Milwaukee Information and Technology Literacy Standards

Essential Standards and Benchmarks, Grade 2 - Information and Inquiry

2.1 -  Locate information from preselected Internet sites and web pages.

Essential Standards and Benchmarks, Grade 3 Media and Technology

3.1 - Identify and define basic computer terminology.

Tech vocabulary words are cut and pasted into students' notebooks. Drawings and /or definitions are written under or near words as they are explained during weekly sessions.

Essential Standards and Benchmarks, Grade 3
Information and Inquiry

3.12 - Identify and use printed or electronic catalogs to access materials in the school library media center.
3.14 - Use an encyclopedia, dictionary, almanac, and atlas in print or electronic formats.

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