Technology Proficiencies - Khalifa

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  1. Start up and shut down the computer; open and close an application/program; insert and eject a removable disk (floppy disk, CD-ROM).
    Don't know
    Familiar, but need help
    Use often; comfortable with it
    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. File management (e.g., open, find, move, copy, rename, create, and delete files and folders).
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Resize/minimize/maximize windows and switch between applications.
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Word Processing (e.g., create, name, save, edit, and print a word processing document).
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Use a browser to access information on the Internet (e.g., creating, using, and organizing bookmarks/favorites).
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Assess learner-centered lessons that use current best practices and incorporate technology to encourage self-directed student learning.
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Use a spreadsheet to plan and organize numerical and non-numerical information.
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Understand the social, legal, and ethical issues related to technology and model responsible decision-making related to these issues (ie, copyright law)
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  1. Examine past instructional practices and plan future instruction that uses appropriate technology to assist in meeting academic standards.
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  1. Use graphic organizing software, such as Inspiration, for brainstorming, organizing, and/or breaking down topics.
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  1. Use graphic organizing software to map out inter-curriculum relationships and links to uses of technology in the curriculum.
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Understand the role that technology can play to enhance the curriculum and where to find online lessons that infuse technology into the curriculum.
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  1. Use content standards as a guide when designing technology infused lessons.
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  1. Use Internet web sites, such as Backflip or My Yahoo! to save web addresses on the Internet for use as part of classroom instruction.
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Use the ISTE National Educational Technology Standards as a guide when designing technology infused lessons.
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Log onto the network with correct username and password.
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  1. Know the components of an online learning activity, such as a WebQuest, and the essential elements that make these activities valuable tools for advancing student learning using technology.
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  1. Plan and design an online learning activity appropriate for students, aligned with an instructional theme that will encourage self-directed student learning.
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  1. Know the difference between a subject directory, search engine, and a metasearch engine, and select the appropriate tools to access and utilize research and resources on the Internet.
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  1. Design lessons in which students search electronic media (CDs or the Web) for information in content areas.
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  1. Copy and insert properly cited graphics from a web site or other application into a project.
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  1. Locate online resources to support the curriculum using online portals such as Rubistar, POWER Library, or MarcoPolo.
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  1. Teach students methods and strategies to assess the relevance, validity, and reliability of information gathered through technological means.
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  1. Use technology resources to facilitate higher order and complex thinking skills, including problem solving, critical thinking, informed decision making, knowledge construction, and creativity.
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  1. Develop a web site using web site editing software.
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  1. Create an online learning activity, such as a WebQuest, for use on a site.
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  1. Design and create a rubric to evaluate student projects and group collaboration.
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  1. Use FTP to upload files to a web server.
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Use a scanner and digital camera (e.g., download, save, and delete pictures).
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Incorporate digital images from a scanner or digital camera into an instructional activity.
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Use photo-editing software such as Microsoft, Photoshop, or Paintshop Pro to edit, optimize, and save digital images in appropriate formats.
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Find and use commercial, local, and Internet images for use in lesson planning.
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Understand and apply policy on the use of copyrighted material including those rules that apply to online information.
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  1. Understand what constitutes good design in electronic presentations.
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  1. Use multimedia presentations as a tool in instruction.
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  1. Use a storyboard to plan an electronic presentation.
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  1. Plan, create, and edit spreadsheet documents using different data types, formulas and functions, and charting/graphing information.
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  1. Create multimedia projects incorporating text, audio, video, and graphics.
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Develop a spreadsheet activity that can be used in instruction.
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Use various software programs to help students understand spreadsheet concepts and basic data analysis.
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  1. Plan, create, and edit databases by defining fields, entering data, and designing layouts appropriate for reporting.
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Develop a database activity that can be used in instruction.
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    Use daily; a seamless part of teaching


  1. Please mark the category that best describes your teaching position:
    Science
    English
    Arabic
    Kindergarten/Preschool
    Mathematics
    Technology
    Administrator
    Other


  1. Know how to use, and where to locate, online databases (e.g., plane crash database, languages database, toxic chemicals database).
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