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Standards Framework

for Georgia Introduction to Digital Technology


Standards in this Framework

Standard Description
IT-IDT-1.1 Communicate effectively through writing, speaking, listening, reading, and interpersonal abilities.
IT-IDT-1.2 Demonstrate creativity by asking challenging questions and applying innovative procedures and methods
IT-IDT-1.3 Exhibit critical thinking and problem solving skills to locate, analyze and apply information in career planning and employment situations.
IT-IDT-1.4 Model work readiness traits required for success in the workplace including integrity, honesty, accountability, punctuality, time management, and respect for diversity.
IT-IDT-1.5 Apply the appropriate skill sets to be productive in a changing, technological, diverse workplace to be able to work independently and apply team work skills.
IT-IDT-1.6 Present a professional image through appearance, behavior and language.
IT-IDT-2.1 Develop technical reading and writing skills to follow instructions.
IT-IDT-2.2 Work in a team to solve problems and share knowledge.
IT-IDT-2.3 Explore the impact of digital technology on careers including non-traditional technology fields and careers in each of the Georgia Career Clusters.
IT-IDT-2.4 Use collaborative tools to communicate with team members.
IT-IDT-2.5 Describe how computing enhances traditional careers, and enables new careers.
IT-IDT-2.6 Research post-secondary options for continuing education in IT field.
IT-IDT-2.7 Research IT credentials needed and job requirements in various occupations.
IT-IDT-2.8 Describe the impact of having web design skills to build skills for chosen career.
IT-IDT-2.9 Explore the game design industry for design, creation, and career options.
IT-IDT-3.1 Recognize the importance of all customers to a business.
IT-IDT-3.2 Demonstrate ability to assist customers in a professional manner.
IT-IDT-3.3 Determine the best method to maintain a customer list and communication platform.
IT-IDT-3.4 Demonstrate understanding of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software as a communication tool for business.
IT-IDT-4.1 Identify hardware device functions, including peripherals devices, input devices, and portable hardware appropriate for specific tasks and emerging hardware as it impacts information technology.
IT-IDT-4.2 Demonstrate understanding of set up a basic computer workstation.
IT-IDT-4.3 Describe and explore current and emerging software, including operating systems and application software.
IT-IDT-4.4 Compare and contrast various hardware and software options for personal and business use.
IT-IDT-5.1 Develop a working IT vocabulary.
IT-IDT-5.2 Describe trends in emerging, evolving, and future computer technologies and their influence on IT practices.
IT-IDT-5.3 Recognize online risks and dangers in order to take appropriate actions to protect the business and self while using digital tools and resources.
IT-IDT-5.4 Demonstrate ability to access, navigate and use online resources and technologies.
IT-IDT-5.5 Define and demonstrate folder and file management and the importance of data back-up procedures.
IT-IDT-6.1 Develop a working networking vocabulary including networking media, topologies, network operating systems, models and protocols, codes and standards, addressing, diagnostics, routing, WAN services, network security networking software, tools, and equipment.
IT-IDT-6.2 Illustrate and describe the functions of various types of networks including wireless.
IT-IDT-6.3 Explain key issues in data transmission.
IT-IDT-6.4 Characterize the purposes, features and functions of the following network components: Switches, Bridges, Routers, Gateways, CSU / DSU, NICs, ISDN adapters, WAPs, Modems, Transceivers, Firewalls.
IT-IDT-6.5 Identify factors which affect the range and speed of wireless service.
IT-IDT-6.6 Explore networking trends and issues affecting business and personal use.
IT-IDT-7.1 Apply strategies for identifying routine hardware and software problems current to everyday life
IT-IDT-7.2 Identify compatibility issues and describe operational problems caused by hardware errors.
IT-IDT-7.3 Explain how technology can be used to solve problems.
IT-IDT-7.4 Explain software development process used to solve problems.
IT-IDT-7.5 Explore commonly used documentation tools for design specifications.
IT-IDT-8.1 Understand and apply design principles to create professional appearing and functioning web pages.
IT-IDT-8.2 Understand elements of web design.
IT-IDT-8.3 Design simple webpages incorporating media elements (e.g., sound, video, graphics, text, motion graphics), navigation, and linking.
IT-IDT-8.4 Explain the impact of mobile sites on the development of business.
IT-IDT-8.5 Explore the trends and emerging issues for websites.
IT-IDT-9.1 Utilize drag and drop software to develop programs
IT-IDT-9.2 Understand and use objects.
IT-IDT-9.3 Explain how sequence, selection, iteration are building blocks of algorithms
IT-IDT-9.4 Explore mobile devices/emulators to design develop and implement mobile computing applications.
IT-IDT-9.5 Use various debugging and testing methods to ensure program correctness.
IT-IDT-9.6 Describe a variety of programming languages used to solve problems.
IT-IDT-9.7 Incorporate music and art to enhance creativity in projects.
IT-IDT-10.1 Demonstrate positive cyber citizenry by applying industry accepted ethical practices and behaviors.
IT-IDT-10.2 Recognize the ethical and legal issues while accessing, creating, and using digital tools and resources in order to make informed decisions.
IT-IDT-10.3 Exercise digital citizenship as a lifelong learner.
IT-IDT-10.4 Understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.
IT-IDT-10.5 Describe personal and legal consequences of inappropriate use of resources and online content
IT-IDT-10.6 Identify security issues and trends affecting computers and information privacy
IT-IDT-10.7 Describe the use of computer forensics to prevent and solve information technology crimes and security breaches
IT-IDT-10.8 Identify criminal activity in relationship to cybercrime, the Internet, and Internet trafficking.
IT-IDT-11.1 Explain the goals, mission and objectives of Future Business Leaders of America.
IT-IDT-11.2 Explore the impact and opportunities a student organization (FBLA) can develop to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.
IT-IDT-11.3 Explore the local, state, and national opportunities available to students through participation in related student organization (FBLA) including but not limited to conferences, competitions, community service, philanthropy, and other FBLA activities.
IT-IDT-11.4 Explain how participation in career and technology education student organizations can promote lifelong responsibility for community service and professional development.
IT-IDT-11.5 Explore the competitive events related to the content of this course and the required competencies, skills, and knowledge for each related event for individual, team, and chapter competitions.