Q4 Trouble Introduction
Have you ever had a problem with your computer that prevents you from using it to access internet resources, contacting your friends, or doing your schoolwork?
Understanding some key troubleshooting skills will allow you get your computer up and running quickly, and without waiting for someone else to help you. For this Quest, you review how to perform basic troubleshooting on your computer, research solutions to computer problems, share your knowledge with others or complete a digital breakout review challenge.
I Can Statements
- troubleshoot computer problems
- fix problems on my computer
- research solutions to computer problems
Competencies & Standards
MITECS Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and
1. Empowered Learner
a. articulate and set personal learning goals, developing strategies leveraging technology to achieve them, and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes
c. Use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways
d. Understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies, are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies
3. Knowledge Constructor
c. Curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions
d. Build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions
Websites and Documents
- Android for Dummies Guide
- Computer Help
- Fix Mac OS Problems
- Google Keep
- How Stuff Works
- iFixit iPad Troubleshooting
- iFixit PC Troubleshooting
Breakout Challenge Activity
What is a Digital Breakout?
A Digital Breakout may also be called a Digital Escape Room.
This is a web-based, game-like activity where students use clues to unlock a series of puzzles or activities to solve a challenge (or to escape a digital room).
Students frequently work together, (conference, or chat) as they work to locate and solve clues.
For additional help to solve a breakout view this short video (3:44).