The application of scientific discoveries to the development
and improvement of goods and services that ideally improve the life of humans
and their environment. Such goods and services include materials, machinery,
and processes that improve production or solve problems. In schools, technology
ranges from pencils, books, and furniture to lighting, transportation,
computers, and more. Most common references in schools imply computing or
A window you can open to adjust various aspects of your
computer, such as the volume, fonts, desktop background, mouse speed, and
A device for storing information in a fixed location within
your computer. The equivalent of a filing cabinet in an office, the hard drive
is used for storing programs and documents that are not being used.
Tthe hardware that most
people consider the "brain" of the computer. It takes instructions
from software, makes calculations, and helps run the show!
A key on Mac keyboards only that is used to access commands
through the keyboard rather than the menus.
A tiny picture on the
screen that represents a program, file or folder.