Concord High School - Student Use of Technology Self-Evaluation

Please check the highest level that describes what you can do at the present time.  Marking the top level also indicates that you can also achieve the previous levels.
1. Responsible Use
__ Level 1 - I do not understand what responsible use means.
__ Level 2 - I take care of the equipment I use, maintain the power supply cord, and properly shut down
              and hand in my equipment.
__ Level 3 - I understand and follow school rules concerning harassment, language, passwords, privacy,
             copyright, file downloading, Instant Messenger, and appropriate use and citation of resources, etc.
__ Level 4 - I model responsible use and teach others how to be responsible users.
2. Basic Computer Use
__ Level 1 - I do not use a computer.
__ Level 2 - I log on, log off, open, use and close programs on my own.
__ Level 3 - I multi-task, using more than one program at the same time.
__ Level 4 - I learn new programs and discover additional program features on my own.
3. File Management
__ Level 1 - I save the documents I create using the computer to the hard drive.
__ Level 2 - I select, open and save documents into my network "home" folder.
__ Level 3 – I create my own folders to keep files organized and know how to identify the date and
             size of each file and folder.
__ Level 4 – I use the school network effectively by moving between home my home directory and
              other network volumes, accessing class material as needed, and handing in coursework via the network.
4. E-mail
__ Level 1 - I do not use e-mail.
__ Level 2 - I compose and send appropriate e-mail messages within the school community.
__ Level 3 - I organize my mail folders to save messages and delete those I no longer need.
__ Level 4 - I use e-mail to communicate with teachers, submit homework, conduct research and
             participate in school projects.
5. Word Processing
__ Level 1 - I do not use word processing software.
__ Level 2 - I use Microsoft Word for basic writing tasks.
__ Level 3 - I use Microsoft Word tools (font style, spell check, grammar check) to edit my work.
__ Level 4 – I use Microsoft Word to edit, compare or improve my previous drafts and publish a final document.
6. Graphics
__ Level 1 - I do not use graphics.
__ Level 2 - I create pictures with painting and drawing programs.
__ Level 3 - I insert my own graphics and clip art, citing my sources.
__ Level 4 - I select and modify graphics (example: digital photos, scanned drawings)
             in order to make a point or illustrate what I have learned.

7. Web Development
__ Level 1 - I do not make web pages.
__ Level 2 - I use basic HTML or Dreamweaver to make a document.
__ Level 3 - I create original web pages, combining design elements such as backgrounds,
             buttons, navigation bars, tables and multimedia such as Flash, animated gifs, and imbedded audio files.
__ Level 4 - I create web pages for my classes, FTP them to the server, and maintain them.

8. Spreadsheet
__ Level 1 - I do not use spreadsheets.
__ Level 2 - I design, create, modify and troubleshoot spreadsheets.
__ Level 3 – I create graphs and charts to communicate the meaning of my information.
__ Level 4 - I use spreadsheets to analyze information, solve problems, and complete assignments.
9. Research / Information-Searching
__ Level 1 - I do not use electronic sources to find information.
__ Level 2 - I locate information in electronic sources.
__ Level 3 - I select, gather and use information from multiple electronic sources to answer a question.
__ Level 4 - I analyze, evaluate and communicate the information I’ve gathered, and credit the sources I've used.
10. Internet  Research
__ Level 1 - I do not use the Internet for research.
__ Level 2 - I visit teacher-created Internet sites and web quests, and view other web materials
             at the direction of the teacher, and use navigation buttons to move between pages.
__ Level 3 - I use various search engines to efficiently locate information on my research question.
__ Level 4 - I evaluate and select Internet information that is reliable, accurate and appropriate
             to my research questions, and cite them correctly in my papers and presentations.
11. Power Point
__ Level 1 - I do not use Microsoft PowerPoint.
__ Level 2 - I use templates to create PowerPoint presentations.
__ Level 3 - I start with a blank presentation, then add text, pictures and sound to create original presentations.
__ Level 4 - I create original presentations that are well organized, and use them to effectively share information
             or persuade an audience.
This form was developed by the library media specialists and teachers of the Bellingham Public Schools who based it upon the Mankato Scale first developed by the Mankato (Minnesota) Public Schools to measure the growth of student technology skills.