Computer Science Foundations Syllabus Quarter 2

Week

Lesson Focus

Weekly Objectives

TN Standards

Assessments

Additional Notes

10

Applied Networking

  • Connect a computer to wired and wireless networks.
  • Explain the purpose and characteristics of ISP connection technologies.

 

Standard 11

  • Observation
  • Create a chart
  • Presentation
  • Rubric
  • Cisco Packet tracer activities

 

 

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Applied Networking

  • Explain Cloud concepts and networked-host services.
  • Explain how to perform preventive maintenance on networks using common techniques.
  • Explain how to troubleshoot networks

 

Standard 11

  • Quizzes
  • Labs
  • Chapter activities
  • Rubric

 

Laboratory Activity

 

12

Laptops and mobile devices

  • Explain the purpose and characteristics of laptops.
  • Explain how to configure laptop power settings and wireless settings.
  • Explain how to remove and install laptop components.

Standard 12

  • Quizzes
  • Labs
  • Chapter activities
  • Rubric

 

Laboratory Activity

 

13

Laptops and mobile devices

  • Explain the purpose and characteristics of mobile devices.
  • Explain how to perform common preventive maintenance techniques for laptops and mobile devices.

 

Standard 12

  • Quizzes
  • Labs
  • Chapter activities
  • Rubric

 

 

14

Mobile, Linux, and OS X Operating Systems

  • Explain the purpose and characteristics of mobile operating systems.
  • Explain methods for securing mobile devices.
  • Explain how to configure network connectivity and email on mobile devices.

 

Standard 10

  • Quizzes
  • Labs
  • Chapter activities
  • Rubric

 

 

15

Mobile, Linux, and OS X Operating Systems

  • Explain the purpose and characteristics of Linux and OS X operating systems.
  • Explain how to troubleshoot other operating systems.

 

Standard 10

  • Observation
  • Simulation
  • Hands on
  • Rubric

Laboratory Activity

 

16

Printers

  • Explain the purpose and characteristics of different types of printers.
  • Install a printer.
  • Configure printer sharing.
  • Explain how to improve printer availability

 

Standard 12

  • Quizzes
  • Labs
  • Chapter activities
  • Rubric

 

N/A

17

Security Threats

  • Explain security threats.
  • Configure IT security.
  • Manage IT security on an ongoing basis.
  • Explain how to troubleshoot basic security problems.

 

Standard 24, 25, 26

  • Quizzes
  • Labs
  • Chapter activities
  • Rubric

 

 

18

Introduction to Logical Thought Process

  • Using various resources, research, identify, and explain the steps involved in the process

     

  • Research, identify, and describe the specific activities involved at each step of the troubleshooting process
  • Demonstrate an understanding of flowcharts and know what various symbols mean

 

Standard 15. 16. 17

  • Observation
  • Create a flowchart
  • Rubric

 

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