(1) The computer science algorithms and programming standards for second grade are: 

(a) model daily processes by creating and following sets of step-by-step instructions to complete tasks;

(b) model the way programs store and manipulate data by using numbers or other symbols to represent information;

(c) develop programs with sequences and simple loops to express ideas or address a problem; and

(d) break down the steps needed to solve a problem into a precise sequence of instructions.

(2) Computer science computing systems standards for second grade are:

(a) select and operate appropriate tools to perform a variety of tasks;

(b) use appropriate terminology in identifying and describing the function of common hardware and software; and

(c) describe basic hardware and software problems using accurate terminology.

(3) Computer science data and analysis standards for second grade are:

(a) collect and present the data in various visual formats;

(b) define data as gathered and stored information; and

(c) identify and describe patterns in data visualizations, such as charts or graphs, to make predictions.

(4) Computer science impacts of computing standards for second grade are:

(a) identify how computing technology has changed how people live and work;

(b) work respectfully and responsibly online; and

(c) keep login information private and log off devices appropriately.

(5) Computer science networks and the internet standards for second grade are:

(a) explain what passwords are and why they are used; and

(b) recognize that computing devices and the internet enable people to connect with other people, places, information, and ideas.


History: Mont. Const. Art. X, sec. 9, 20-2-121, MCA; IMP, Mont. Const. Art. X, sec. 9, 20-2-121, 20-3-106, 20-7-101, MCA; NEW, 2020 MAR p. 2138, Eff. 7/1/21.