Posted: Fri, 09/09/2016 - 8:18am Updated: Fri, 09/09/2016 - 8:39am

This Teacher Resource Guide has been developed to provide supporting materials to help educators successfully implement the Indiana Academic Standards for Kindergarten-Second Grade Computer Science. These resources are provided to help you in your work to ensure all students meet the rigorous learning expectations set by the Academic Standards. Use of these resources are optional; teachers should decide which resources will work best in their school for their students.

This resource document is a living document and will be frequently updated.

Please send any suggested links and report broken links to:
Nick Flowers
Elementary Math and Science Specialist
nflowers@doe.in.gov

The resources, clarifying statements, and vocabulary in this document are for illustrative purposes only, to promote a base of clarity and common understanding. Each item illustrates a standard but please note that the resources, clarifying statements, and vocabulary are not intended to limit interpretation or classroom applications of the standards.

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Indiana Academic Standard Activities/Labs/Simulations (Examples and Ideas)
K-2.DI.1 Use technology resources to solve age-appropriate problems and communicate thoughts, ideas, or stories in a step-by-step manner. Graph ColouringHappy Maps
K-2.DI.2 Understand how to arrange (sort) information into useful order, such as sorting students by birth date, without using a computer. Databases UnpluggedReal Life Algorithms-Plant a Seed
K-2.DI.3 Recognize that software is created to control computer operations. Maze: DebuggingArtist: Shapes
Computing Devices and Systems
Indiana Academic Standard Activities/Labs/Simulations (Examples and Ideas)
K-2.CD.1 Use standard input and output devices to operate computers and other technologies. Jigsaw: Learn to drag and drop
Programs and Algorithms
Indiana Academic Standard Activities/Labs/Simulations (Examples and Ideas)
K-2.PA.1 Use technology and developmentally appropriate multimedia resources to conduct age-appropriate research and support learning across the curriculum.  
K-2.PA.2 Create developmentally appropriate multimedia products with support from teachers, family members, or student partners.  
K-2.PA.3 Arrange information using concept mapping tools and a set of statements that accomplish a simple task. Maze: Sequencing
Networking and Communication
Indiana Academic Standard Activities/Labs/Simulations (Examples and Ideas)
K-2.NC.1 Use technology to work cooperatively and collaboratively with peers, teachers, and others. https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/sending-email-k-2https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/my-online-community-k-2
K-2.NC.2 Gather information and communicate electronically with others with support from teachers, family members, or student partners. https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/using-keywords-k-2https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/a-b-c-searching-k-2
Impact and Culture
Indiana Academic Standard Activities/Labs/Simulations (Examples and Ideas)
K-2.IC.1 Practice responsible digital citizenship (legal and ethical behaviors) in the use of technology. Going Places SafelyKeep it PrivateStaying Safe OnlineYour Digital Footprint
K-2.IC.2 Identify positive and negative social and ethical behaviors for using technology. Screen Out the MeanGoing Places SafelyDigital Citizenship