The NC Standard
Course of Study
Search online and apply the NC Courses of Study to align program activities with state standards
Utilize web-based resources to inform practice for effectively using technology to support student learning
What is the NC Standard Course of Study (SCOS)?
Communicates what students should know and be able to do as a result of instruction at each grade level in each subject
Is a legal document
The Computer/Technology Skills SCOS
Describes the progressive development of
knowledge and skills in six strands:
Societal & ethical issues
Keyboard Utilization/Word Processing/Desktop Publishing
Grade Level Focus of the Computer/Technology Skills SCOS
Primary grades essential skills
Upper elementary and middle grades build upon skills through application in the content areas
High school refinement and use in the content area and as preparation for work.
Competency Goals of the Computer/Technology Skills SCOS
Goal 1:The learner will understand important issues of a technology-based society and will exhibit ethical behavior in the use of computer and other technologies.
Goal 2: The learner will demonstrate knowledge and skills in the use of computer and other technologies.
Goal 3: The learner will use a variety of technologies to access, analyze, interpret, synthesize, apply, and communicate information.
The Computer/ Technology Skills SCOS
Encourages collaboration among all content areas
Is aligned with National Standards The National Educational Technology Standards for Students (NETS*S)