South Dakota Educational Technology Standards

Fifth Grade Nature, Concepts and Systems (systems thinking, interactions, and design)

Indicator 1: Students understand the history and progression of technology in
relation to the development and design of future technology
5.NC.1.1 Describe the historical evolution of technological inventions as societies wants and needs change.
• Describe flow of information
• Describe the impact of technology used at various points in history
5.NC.1.2 Report on the relationship between technological inventions and societal changes.
• Describe how recent changes in technological inventions have affected processes in and on society.
5.NC.1.3 Identify ways people have adapted the natural world to meet their needs and wants
• Factors that influence the adaptations economics culture creative thinking

Indicator 2: Students analyze the parts of a technological system in terms of input, process, output, and feedback.
5.NC.2.1 Evaluate what changes need to be made within a systems model to accomplish a goal.
• Determine how systems are affected by the resources.
• Availability, compatibility, security, and updates.
5.NC.2.2 Evaluate how changes in a systems model affect the goal.
Example: How ongoing changes will affect the outcome.

Indicator 3: Students analyze the relationships and the connections between technologies in different fields of study and how they apply to
5.NC.3.1 Analyze how careers have changed due to changes in technology.

Indicator 4: Students understand the purpose and demonstrate the use of the
design process in problem solving.
5.NC.4.1 Evaluate solutions for positive and negative aspects in order to choose the optimum solution.

Fifth Grade Social Interactions
Indicator 1: Students understand the safe, ethical, legal, and societal issues related to
5.SI.1.1 Describe the Impact of unethical and illegal technology usage on the individual and society as a system
• Identify the role frequency and duration on has on illegal usage.
• Identify reasons rules exist to protect individual created work
5.SI.1.2 Integrate personal safety precautions and etiquette while online
• Scanning files,
• not giving out personal information
• Communication etiquette (blogs, email, chat rooms)
• Network etiquette
5.SI.1.3 Implement proper citation for a variety of information sources in created works
5.SI.1.4 Describe how technology is affecting a cultures heritage

Indicator 2: Students investigate the advantages and disadvantages of technology.
5.SI.2.1 Evaluate intended and unintended results of technology
• Inventions have an impact on our daily lives

Fifth Grade Information and Communication Tools

Indicator 1: Students recognize and demonstrate skills in operating technological systems.
5.CT.1.1 Personalize application menus and toolbars for greater productivity.
5.CT.1.2 Key 15 words per minute using touch typing techniques from hard copy or typing program.
• Number Keys, Shift, Punctuation, Return/Enter, Space Bar and Alphabet Keys
• Sitting up, feet on floor, arms parallel to keyboard, fingers curved and upright, and wrists at neutral
5.CT.1.3 Compare the difference between input/output devices and other peripherals.
5.CT.1.4 Demonstrate the ability to transfer data between devices.
5.CT.1.5 Compare and contrast different ways of accessing commonly used commands

Indicator 2: Students use technology to enhance learning, extend capability, and promote creativity.
5.CT.2.1 Use a spreadsheet application to create a product. 5.CT.2.2Develop documents in design applications
incorporating rich multimedia.
Indicator 3: Students evaluate and select information tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks.
5.CT.3.1 Compare and contrast the functions and capabilities of technology tools.

Fifth Grade Information and Communication Processes
Indicator 1: Students understand the purpose of information technologies to communicate
5.CP.1.1 Collaborate with other students outside the classroom utilizing distance technologies to create a media-rich product with a variety
of collaborators.
Indicator 2: Students exchange information and ideas for an identified purpose through Information Technologies.
5.CP.2.1 Select the most effective tools to deliver information and ideas in different times and places.

Fifth Grade Information Literacy and Decision Making
Indicator 1: Students use technology to locate and acquire information.
5.IL.1.1Produce relevant information using advanced search functions
Indicator 2: Students determine the reliability and relevancy of information.
5.IL.2.1 Apply a given evaluation tool to determine the reliability of an online source
• Identify website domains to determine reliability com, .edu, .gov, .org, .biz;