K-12 Grade Levels

Grade 03

BPS-S CSC Standards logo

Third Grade

Computer Science and Cybersecurity Standards

3rd Grade Standards Glossary

BPS-S CSC - Technology Systems logo

CSC-03.TS TS Technology Systems

(NI) Network & Internet - Networks link computers and devices locally and around the world allowing people to access and communicate information.
(HS) Hardware & Software - Devices, hardware, and software work together as a system to accomplish tasks..
(T) Troubleshooting - Strategies for solving technology system problems.
  • CSC-03.TS_NI.1 Recognize that information is sent and received over physical or wireless paths.
  • CSC-03.TS_HS.1 Identify the components and the basic functions of a computer system including peripherals and external storage features. 
  • CSC-03.TS_HS.2 Independently use a computing device to perform a variety of tasks. 
  • CSC-03.TS_HS.3 Recognize users have different technology needs and preferences.
  • CSC-03.TS_T.1 With guidance, apply basic troubleshooting strategies.

BPS-S CSC - (CT) Computation Thinking logo

CSC-03.CT CT Computational Thinking

(PSA) Problem Solving & Algorithms - Strategies for understanding and solving problems.
(DCA) Data Creation & Analysis - Data can be collected, used, and presented with computing devices or digital tools.
(DD) Development & Design - Design processes to create new, useful, and imaginative solutions to problems.
  • CSC-03.CT_DD.1 Independently or collaboratively create programs that use sequencing and looping. 
  • CSC-03.CT_DD.2 Convert an algorithm into code.

BPS-S CSC - (IL) Information Literacy logo

CSC-03.IL IL Information Literacy

(A) Access - Effective search strategies can locate information for intellectual or creative pursuits.
(E) Evaluate - Information sources can be evaluated for accuracy, currency, appropriateness, and purpose.
(C) Create - It is important to both consume and produce information to be digitally literate.
(IP) Intellectual Property - Respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property.
  • CSC-03.IL_A.1 Use basic search strategies with teacher-selected online sources.
  • CSC-03.IL_E.1 With guidance, compare and contrast resources based on content and the author’s purpose.
  • CSC-03.IL_C.1 Independently or collaboratively, create a digital product.

BPS-S CSC - (CS) Computers in Society logo

CSC-03.CS CS Computers in Society

(IC) Impacts of Computing - Past, present, and possible future impact of technology on society.
(SI) Social Interactions - Technology facilitates collaboration with others.
  • CSC-03.CS_SI.1 Recognize that there are various collaborative technologies. 
  • CSC-03.CS_SI.2 With guidance, use collaborative technology to seek out diverse perspectives.

BPS-S CSC - (IL) Digital Citizenship logo

CSC-03.DC DC Digital Citizenship

(SE) Safety & Ethics - There are both positive and negative impacts in social and ethical behaviors for using technology.
(RU) Responsible Use - Respect and dignity in virtual communities.
(DI) Digital Identity - Responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world.
  • CSC-03.DC_SE.1 Identify problems that relate to inappropriate use of computing devices and networks. (CYSEC) 
  • CSC-03.DC_SE.2 Keep authentication methods confidential and be proactive if they are compromised. (CYSEC) 
  • CSC-03.DC_SE.3 Recognize that data-collection technology can be used to track navigation online. (CYSEC) 
  • CSC-03.DC_SE.4 Identify the difference between public and private information. (CYSEC)
  • CSC-03.DC_RU.1 Identify and discuss positive and negative uses of technology and information and their impact. 
  • CSC-03.DC_RU.2 Recognize similarities and differences between in-person bullying and cyberbullying. 
  • CSC-03.DC_RU.3 Develop a code of conduct, explain, and practice appropriate behavior and responsibilities while participating in an online community. 
  • CSC-03.DC_RU.4 Comply with Acceptable Use Policies.
  • CSC-03.DC_DI.1 Recognize the permanence of their actions in the digital world.