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4th Grade Technology Curriculum

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$ 32.99(Print)
$199.00(Room License)
$640.00(School License)



233 images

24 assessments

14 pedagogic articles

21 posters

32 weeks

4th Grade Technology Curriculum is the fifth in a series designed to teach technology by integrating it into classroom inquiry. The choice of hundreds of school districts, private schools and homeschoolers around the world and tens of thousands of students, this nine-volume tech ed curriculum is the all-in-one solution to running an effective, efficient, and fun technology program for kindergarten-eighth grade (each grade level textbook sold separately) whether you are the lab specialist, IT coordinator, or classroom teacher.

Each lesson is aligned with both Common Core State Standards and  National Educational Technology Standards, and includes:

  • academic applications for lessons
  • additional resources
  • assessment strategies
  • big idea
  • class exit tickets
  • class warmups
  • Common Core Standards
  • domain-specific vocabulary
  • emphasis on comprehension/problem-solving/critical thinking/preparing for career and college
  • essential question
  • examples
  • focus on transfer of knowledge and blended learning, collaboration and sharing
  • grading rubrics
  • homework
  • how to extend learning
  • ISTE Standards
  • materials required
  • options for adapting lessons to a class or lab
  • options for adapting lessons to PCs, iPads, Chromebooks, or Macs
  • problem-solving for lesson
  • skills required for lesson and learned during lesson
  • steps to accomplish goals
  • teacher preparation required
  • time required to complete

Using a tested approach that promotes literacy, critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making, students learn the technology required to prepare for their future. The secret is providing the appropriate lessons at the right time.

Curriculum includes:

  • K-6 wide-ranging Scope and Sequence
  • K-8 technology curriculum map
  • 32 weekly lessons
  • monthly homework (3rd-8th only)
  • student Certificate of Completion
  • comprehensive list of websites to support learning
  • articles that address tech pedagogy
  • posters ready to print and hang on your walls

With your purchase, you receive FREE access to a wealth of online resources (through our free companion wikis and blogs) including hundreds of teacher materials that differentiate instruction, websites that extend learning, a weekly video to show you how to teach the current lesson (via a free subscription included in the text) and free help from professionals using the curriculum.

4th grade technology units include:

  • Blogs
  • Coding/Programming
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Digital Tools in the Classroom
  • End-of-Year Challenge
  • Google Earth
  • Graphs
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Graphics and Photoshop
  • Internet Search
  • Intro
  • Keyboarding
  • Keyboarding and Science
  • Organizing Ideas
  • Problem Solving
  • Slideshows
  • Spreadsheet formulae and summative
  • Tables
  • Trifolds, Newsletter, Calendar
  • Website Evaluation
  • What Have I Learned
  • Writing with Graphics

Why should you upgrade? Consider these changes:

  • aligned with computers, iPads, Chromebooks
  • perfect for both classroom and tech teachers
  • calls out higher order thinking skills
  • lists new and scaffolded skills in each lesson
  • shows academic applications for projects
  • perfect for project- and skills-based learning
  • highlights collaboration
  • warm-up and exit tickets for each lesson
  • includes a comprehensive list of assessments
  • lots more images and how-to’s
  • includes curriculum map—by year and month
 Curious? Here’s a preview:


Details of 4th Grade Technology Textbook
  • Perfect bound/Digital: 248 pages
  • Publisher: Structured Learning; Sixth Edition edition (March 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-13: 978-0978780043 and 978-1-942101-26-0
  • Product Dimensions: 11.6 x 9.7 x 0.9 inches
  • Purchase: PayPal, credit card (via PayPal), school Purchase Order
  • License: Single user

Get this Teacher Manual FREE when you buy a class set of student workbooks

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Reviews (of SL tech ed books/ebooks)

Although I am a veteran classroom teacher, beginning my first year of teaching technology was stressful because I did not have a clear picture in my head of where to begin. I purchased the entire curriculum of Structured Learning Technology Education Series (K-5) to help me get started. I like that the curriculum has a specific scope and sequence to build skills as we progress, and I love the many resources and ideas from author Jacqui Murray on her website, blog and weekly email tips to support the curriculum. By using the advice and resources of an experienced technology educator, I have stepped into a new position with a clear vision of what to teach, how to teach it, and when to teach it!--Amazon customer

I was ENORMOUSLY impressed with the quality of this textbook (and the entire series). I purchased the 7th grade version and implemented it in my 7th grade classrooms (as well as all the supplementary materials that the kids need) so I was curious to see how the 4th grade classrooms were doing with the Structured Learning curriculum. No surprise– it has proven to be an superb success for them too. The kids love it, it is so well-organized that the teachers could implement it easily, it directly relates to the contemporary trends in the age group, it’s fast-paced so no one gets bored… basically everything you could want! As an aside on behalf of the series, the curriculum is sequential so I especially loved seeing the 4th graders were getting a start on the skills they would need to demonstrate with greater proficiency once they got to my class. I can’t say enough for this material and how much the kids love it. Give it a shot in your classrooms! You’ll see the difference in your students’ learning!–Amazon Customer

Amazing book, I used this to help my child become more familiar with the computer world. The projects and lessons here were easy to understand and easy to expand on if you should desire it. My kid loved it and learned an extraordinary amount…I just wish there were books like this out when I was a kid. I wasn’t sure how to go about educating my child on computers, the most important piece of technology to be familiar with in the world, but this book has made it easy. My thanks to the author for their amazing book and the others like it. Will definitely buy them as my child grows. Amazing book, I highly recommend it to any parent or teacher out there whose children/students could benefit from this outstanding educational tool.

–Amazon customer

Last year my job expanded to include teaching technology to grades 4, 5. &. 6 and I was in a panic with what to do. After much searching, I found these books. I bought one of the paperback versions for each of the grade levels. They were an invaluable resource. The authors are up to date with all of the latest technology. If you prefer PDF versions to download yourself, they have that also. I prefer the book version! The books have been such a help to me in the past years and I look forward to expanding my library to include all of the books. –Amazon Customer

Awesome textbook for a begining teacher in the computer lab! Thanks!!! –TPT Customer

Very excited to use this as I start teaching computer classes in my school for the first time. This looks like the transition from 2nd grade to computer classes will be a little more smooth.  –TPT customer

It has taken technology to a new level.-TPT customer

I wish there were A+’s! This is perfect! Thank YOU!!! –TPT Customer

Exactly what I needed to punch up my computer classes! Thank you!  –TPT customer

Saving me many headaches and a lot of weekend time. –TPT customer

Incredibly thorough! Wow! Thank you. –TPT Customer

Thank you – this is my 2nd download and I’m looking forward to using the plans for my class!  –TPT customer

I purchased and downloaded 4 different ones. Looking forward to using them with my classes. –TPT customer

 About the Author

Ask a Tech Teacher is a popular, well-regarded resource blog run by a group of technology teachers. It offers oodles of free lesson plans, advice, pedagogical conversation, website reviews and more. Its newsletters and website articles are read by thousands every day, including teachers, homeschoolers, and anyone serious about finding the best way to maneuver the minefields of technology in education.