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CSTA 1A Framework


Standard Description
1A-AP-08 Model daily processes by creating and following algorithms (sets of step-by-step instructions) to complete tasks. Lessons
1A-AP-09 Model the way programs store and manipulate data by using numbers or other symbols to represent information. Lessons
1A-AP-10 Develop programs with sequences and simple loops, to express ideas or address a problem. Lessons
1A-AP-11 Decompose (break down) the steps needed to solve a problem into a precise sequence of instructions. Lessons
1A-AP-12 Develop plans that describe a program’s sequence of events, goals, and expected outcomes. Lessons
1A-AP-13 Give attribution when using the ideas and creations of others while developing programs. Lessons
1A-AP-14 Debug (identify and fix) errors in an algorithm or program that includes sequences and simple loops. Lessons
1A-AP-15 Using correct terminology, describe steps taken and choices made during the iterative process of program development. Lessons
1A-CS-01 Select and operate appropriate software to perform a variety of tasks, and recognize that users have different needs and preferences for the technology they use. Lessons
1A-CS-02 Use appropriate terminology in identifying and describing the function of common physical components of computing systems (hardware). Lessons
1A-CS-03 Describe basic hardware and software problems using accurate terminology. Lessons
1A-DA-05 Store, copy, search, retrieve, modify, and delete information using a computing device and define the information stored as data. Lessons
1A-DA-06 Collect and present the same data in various visual formats. Lessons
1A-DA-07 Identify and describe patterns in data visualizations, such as charts or graphs, to make predictions. Lessons
1A-IC-16 Compare how people live and work before and after the implementation or adoption of new computing technology. Lessons
1A-IC-17 Work respectfully and responsibly with others online. Lessons
1A-IC-18 Keep login information private, and log off of devices appropriately. Lessons
1A-NI-04 Explain what passwords are and why we use them, and use strong passwords to protect devices and information from unauthorized access. Lessons