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Indiana Principles of Computing Standards Framework


Standard Description
7183.D1.1 Discuss different aspects of the nature of information from a human and mechanical standpoint. Lessons
7183.D1.2 Demonstrate awareness of the history of computing. Lessons
7183.D1.3 Demonstrate a working knowledge of computer hardware basics and the ability to use the available productivity software. Lessons
7183.D1.4 Demonstrate a knowledge of Software, different categories, and how it is developed. Lessons
7183.D1.5 Understand cloud computing, virtualization, and the Internet Lessons
7183.D1.6 Discuss the basic use of data visualization, statistics, and reporting within an organization. Lessons
7183.D1.7 Discuss the concepts of logical and physical data storage as they apply locally and in the cloud, including the use of database structures and storage area network technology. Lessons
7183.D1.8 Explain the fundamental concepts of an information system, including the life cycle, components, and flow of information within an organization. Lessons
7183.D1.9 Summarize how informatics can support the organization, including general management, operations, human resources, and financial management. Lessons
7183.D1.10 Discuss the importance of security within informatics, including its application in various aspects of the computing disciplines. Lessons
7183.D1.11 Discuss the importance of ethics, bias, and effective dissemination of technological knowledge. Lessons
7183.D2.1 Identify the standard documentation tools of displaying algorithms such as pseudocode, flowchart symbols and UML. Lessons
7183.D2.2 Apply basic logical structures, file handling, matrices, and arrays to program algorithms. Lessons
7183.D2.3 Apply truth tables, Boolean logic, control structures, relational and logical operators to program algorithms. Lessons
7183.D2.4 Use set theory and logic gate theory to develop program algorithms. Lessons
7183.D2.5 Document and express code and algorithms in an easily understandable manner using tools such as data flow diagrams, flowcharts, use case diagrams, activity diagrams, and state tables. Lessons
7183.D2.6 Develop a simple program and/or script using a compiled, object-oriented scripting language like Python. Lessons
7183.D2.7 Compare key techniques to visually represent data such as graphs, charts and tables. Lessons
7183.D2.8 Create applications that interact with users, demonstrating proper formatting of data. Lessons
7183.D2.9 Apply base numbering systems techniques to convert numeric data to any base numbering format, including binary, decimal, and hexadecimal. Lessons
7183.D2.10 Identify the uses of various programming and scripting languages in computer systems. Lessons
7183.D2.11 Compare and Contrast software development methodologies as it pertains to software development and problem solving. Lessons
7183.D2.12 Discuss the concepts and justifications for using secure design techniques. Lessons
7183.D2.13 Demonstrate secure code by means of data validation. Lessons
7183.D2.14 Describe the different methods for encoding data such as BCD, 1’s complement, 2’s complement, ASCII, and Unicode. Lessons
7183.D2.15 Describe the components of a computer architecture. Lessons
7183.D2.16 Understand and implement the fundamentals of Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Lessons
7183.D2.17 Successfully identify and debug errors in applications produced by themselves or others. Lessons
7183.D2.18 Use puzzles and games to enhance problem-solving skills. Lessons
7183.D2.19 Apply critical thinking and problem-solving methodologies. Lessons
7183.D2.20 Show the ability to delegate tasks into user defined procedures for the purpose of efficiency. Lessons