Strand One Strand Two Strand Three Strand Four Strand Five Strand Six

Strand 1: Creativity and Innovation

 

Educational Technology Standard Articulated by Grade Level

Strand 1: Creativity and Innovation

 

Concept 1: Knowledge and Ideas

Use technology to generate knowledge and new ideas.

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 1. Evaluate information to generate ideas and processes.

PO 1. Analyze information to generate ideas and processes.

PO 1. Analyze information to generate new ideas and products.

 

 



 

Concept 2: Models and Simulations

Use digital models and simulations to examine real-world connections, explore complex systems and issues, and enhance understanding.

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 1. Recognize and explain relevant interdependent elements of a digital model or simulation.

PO 1. Recognize and explain relevant interdependent elements of a digital model or simulation.

PO 1. Recognize and explain relevant interdependent elements of a digital model or simulation.

PO 2. Explore and experiment with system variables using models or simulations.

 

PO 2. Explore and experiment with system variables using models or simulations.

 

PO 2. Explore and experiment with system variables using models or simulations.

 

PO 3. Transfer understanding of how one system operates by comparing it to another system.

PO 3. Compare and contrast two systems using a digital model or simulation.

PO 3. Compare and contrast two systems using a digital model or simulation.

 

 

Educational Technology Standard Articulated by Grade Level

Strand 1: Creativity and Innovation

 

Concept 3: Trends and Possibilities

Use technology to forecast trends and possibilities.

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 1. Identify patterns and trends to generate questions and draw conclusions.

PO 1. Identify patterns and trends to draw conclusions and forecast possibilities.

PO 1. Identify patterns and trends to draw conclusions and forecast possibilities.

 

 

Concept 4: Original Works

Use technology to create original works in innovative ways.

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 1. Analyze information using digital creativity tools to create original works and express ideas.

 

PO 1. Analyze information using digital creativity tools to create original works and express ideas.

 

PO 1. Analyze information using digital creativity tools to create original works and express ideas

PO 2. Use digital collaborative tools to analyze information to produce original works and express ideas.

 

PO 2. Analyze information using digital collaborative tools to produce original works and express ideas.

PO 2. Use digital collaborative tools to analyze information to produce original works and express ideas.

 

 

 

 

Strand 2: Communication and Collaboration

 
 

Educational Technology Standard Articulated by Grade Level

Strand 2: Communication and Collaboration

 

Concept 1: Effective Communications and Digital Interactions

Communicate and collaborate with others employing a variety of digital environments and media.

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 1.

Communicate digitally with others by selecting and using a variety of appropriate communication tools.

PO 1. Communicate digitally with others by selecting and using a variety of appropriate communication tools.

PO 1. Communicate digitally with others by selecting and using a variety of appropriate communication tools.

PO 2. Explain safety and etiquette guidelines of digital environments and demonstrate that knowledge while communicating with intended audiences.

PO 2. Explain and demonstrate the safety and etiquette of digital environments to communicate with intended audiences.

PO 2. Explain and demonstrate the safety and etiquette of digital environments to communicate and collaborate with intended audiences.

 





 

Concept 2: Digital Solutions
 

Contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems.

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 1. Contribute to a cooperative learning project and demonstrate effective group behaviors while using digital collaborative resources.

PO 1. Contribute to a cooperative learning project and demonstrate effective group behaviors while using digital collaborative resources.

PO 1. Communicate and collaborate for the purpose of producing original works or solving problems.

 

 

Educational Technology Standard Articulated by Grade Level

Strand 2: Communication and Collaboration

 

 

Concept 3: Global Connections

 Create cultural understanding and global awareness by interacting with learners of other cultures.

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 1. Identify challenges and digital strategies as a class to effectively communicate with other cultures.

 

PO 1. Communicate with individuals from different cultures or geographic areas to explore a variety of perspectives.

 

PO 1. Participate in communication at a distance with others of different cultures or geographic areas to gain different perspectives of topics.

 

 

 

 

 

Strand 3: Research and Information Literacy


 

Educational Technology Standard Articulated by Grade Level

Strand 3: Research and Information Literacy

 

Concept 1:  Planning

Plan strategies to guide inquiry using technology.

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 1. Determine key words for use in information searches.

 

PO 1. Predict and use key words and phrases that narrow or broaden 

information searches.

PO 1. Predict and use key words and phrases that narrow or broaden information searches.

PO 2. Predict which information sources will provide the desired data.

PO 2. Predict which information sources will provide the

desired data.

PO 2. Predict which information sources will provide the desired data.

 

 

Educational Technology Standard Articulated by Grade Level

Strand 3: Research and Information Literacy

 

Concept 2: Processing

Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 1. Use multiple search strategies to locate information.

PO 1. Locate and synthesize information to revise search strategies.

PO 1. Locate and synthesize information to revise search strategies.

PO 2. Select and use primary and/or secondary sources.

PO 2. Select and use authoritative primary and/or secondary sources.

PO 2. Use authoritative primary and/or secondary sources.

PO 3. Differentiate between fact and opinion, bias, and inaccurate information.
 

PO 3. Evaluate between fact and opinion, bias, inaccurate and misleading information by consulting more than one source.

PO 3. Evaluate information and media through determining facts, opinion, bias, and inaccuracies by consulting multiple sources.

 

 

Educational Technology Standard Articulated by Grade Level

Strand 3: Research and Information Literacy

 

Concept 2: Processing

Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 4. Use appropriate digital tools to synthesize research information and to develop new ideas.

 

PO 4. Use appropriate digital tools to synthesize research information and develop new ideas.

 

PO 4. Use appropriate digital tools to synthesize research information to develop new ideas and/or create new 

understanding.
 

PO 5. Follow copyright laws when using text, images, videos and/or other sources and obtain permission to use the work of others, and cite resources appropriately.

PO 5. Follow copyright laws when using text, images, videos and/or other sources and obtain permission to use the work of others, and cite resources appropriately.

PO 5. Follow copyright laws when using text, images, videos and/or other sources and obtain permission to use the work of others and cite resources appropriately.

 

 

 

Strand 4: Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making


 

Educational Technology Standard Articulated by Grade Level

Strand 4: Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Decision Making

 

Concept 1: Investigation

Identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigation.

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 1. Identify an authentic issue and collaborate as a class to define an essential question using digital tools and resources. 

PO 1. Write essential questions to investigate a topic or issue using digital tools and resources.

PO 1. Write essential questions to investigate a topic or issue using digital tools and resources. 

 



 

Concept 2: Exploring Solutions

Plan and manage activities to develop solutions to answer a question or complete a project.

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 1. Manage a learning project using digital planning tools to develop solutions.

PO 1. Plan and manage research using credible digital resources to develop solutions to answer a question.

PO 1. Plan and manage research using credible digital resources to develop solutions to answer a question.

PO 2. Generate alternative solutions using collected resources and data.

  

PO 2. Generate solutions from different perspectives using collected resources and data.

PO 2. Generate solutions from different perspectives using collected resources and data.

 

 

Strand 5: Digital Citizenship


 

Educational Technology Standard Articulated by Grade Level

Strand 5: Digital Citizenship

 

Concept 1: Safety and Ethics

Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology.

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 1. Explain when and why it is appropriate to use a personal digital device.

 

PO 1. Explain the consequences of inappropriate use of a personal digital device.

 

PO 1. Assess situations in which it is appropriate and safe to use a personal digital device in the home, school, and community.

PO 2. Describe cyber-bullying and describe 

strategies to deal with such a situation.
 

PO 2. Describe cyber-bullying and describe strategies to deal with such a situation.

PO 2. Describe cyber-bullying and describe strategies to deal with such a situation.
 

PO 3. Identify and articulate rules for the use of digital tools as defined by school board policy and procedures.

PO 3. Identify and articulate rules for the use of digital tools as defined by school board policy and procedures.
 

PO 3. Identify and articulate rules for the use of digital tools as defined by school board policy and procedures.

PO 4. Recognize and describe the potential risks and dangers associated with various forms of online
communications.
 

PO 4. Recognize and describe the potential risks and dangers associated with various forms of online
communications.

PO 4. Identify and articulate strategies to protect personal information.

 

Educational Technology Standard Articulated by Grade Level

Strand 5: Digital Citizenship

 

Concept 1: Safety and Ethics

Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology.

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 5. Recognize and describe the advantages and risks of making a personal spending choice online.

 

PO 5. Recognize and describe the potential advantages and risks of making an online purchase.

PO 5. Evaluate various websites to choose the best option for making an Internet purchase for a particular product.

PO 6. Articulate how to respect the privacy of others' information and digital
 workspace.
 

 

PO 6. Exhibit legal and ethical behavior when using technology and discuss the consequences of misuse.

PO 6. Exhibit legal and ethical behavior when using technology and discuss consequences of misuse.

 

 

 

Educational Technology Standard Articulated by Grade Level

Strand 5: Digital Citizenship

 

Concept 2: Leadership for Digital Citizenship

Demonstrate leadership for digital citizenship.

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

 

PO 1. Exhibit digital citizenship by consistently leading by example and advocating social and civic responsibility to others.

PO 1. Promote digital citizenship by consistently leading by example and advocating social and civic responsibility to others.

 

 

 

 

Educational Technology Standard Articulated by Grade Level

Strand 5: Digital Citizenship

 

Concept 3: Impact of Technology

Develop an understanding of the cultural, historical, economic and political impact of technology on individuals and society.

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 1. Provide examples of technologies that might be used to solve a specific economic, environmental, health, political, scientific, or social problem.

 

PO 1. Explain

the impact of technology on individuals and society from a historical, economic, environmental and political perspective.

 

PO 1. Research 

a current technology and describe its potential use to solve an economic, environmental, health, political, scientific, or social problem.
 

 

 

Strand 6: Technology Operations and Concepts


 

Educational Technology Standard Articulated by Grade Level

Strand 6: Technology Operations and Concepts

 

Concept 1: Understanding

Recognize, define and use technology term, processes, systems and applications.
 

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 1. Describe the various technical system terms.

PO 1. Describe the various technical system terms.

 

PO 1. Define and correctly use terms related to networks.

PO 2. Define and apply knowledge of various technical process terms.

PO 2. Define and apply knowledge of various technical process terms.

PO 2. Define and apply knowledge of various technical process terms.


 

PO 3. Choose technology applications for a given activity/project.

PO 3. Choose technology applications for a given activity/project.

PO 3. Choose technology applications 

appropriate for the audience and task.

PO 4. Demonstrate knowledge of ergonomics and electrical safety when using computers. 

PO 4. Recognize and demonstrate ergonomically safe and sound use of equipment.
 

 

 

PO 4. Recognize and demonstrate ergonomically safe and sound use of equipment.

 

 

 

PO 5. Identify physical risks of using digital technology.

PO 5. Identify physical risks of using digital technology.

PO 5. Identify physical risks of using digital technology.

 

Educational Technology Standard Articulated by Grade Level

Strand 6: Technology Operations and Concepts

 

Concept 2: Application

Select and use applications effectively and productively.

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 1. Demonstrate speed and accuracy in use of keyboard and data entry tools with at least 10 wpm and 80% accuracy.

PO 1. Demonstrate speed and accuracy in use of keyboard and data entry tools with at least 15 wpm and 80% accuracy.

PO 1. Demonstrate speed and accuracy in use of keyboard and data entry tools with at least 20 wpm and 80% accuracy.

PO 2. Compose a document that applies intermediate formatting.

PO 2. Compose a document that applies intermediate formatting.

PO 2. Compose a document that applies intermediate formatting.

PO 3. Use a spreadsheet to record, organize, and graph information.

PO 3. Apply spreadsheet formatting skills.

 

 

 

PO 3. Produce simple charts and graphs from data in a spreadsheet.

 

 

PO 4. Perform 

simple searches of existing databases.

 

 

PO 4. Perform     searches of existing databases.

 

 

PO 4. Perform simple operations in a database.

 

 


 

Educational Technology Standard Articulated by Grade Level

Strand 6: Technology Operations and Concepts

 

Concept 2: Application

Select and use applications effectively and productively.

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 5. Create multimedia presentations with multiple pages, audio, and transitions for individual assignments.

PO 5. Create multimedia presentations with multiple pages, audio, and transitions for individual assignments.

PO 5. Create multimedia presentations with multiple pages, audio, images, and transitions for individual assignments.

PO 6. Download, store, and accurately cite web resources.

 

 

PO 6.
 Use interactive web content to access, read, send, and receive information.

PO 6. Create a simple web page incorporating text, links, and graphics.

PO 7. Explain the uses of and the means by which computers are networked.

PO 7. Use network storage drives to access information from a directory.

PO 7. Use network storage drives to access and share information from a directory.

 

 

 

Educational Technology Standard Articulated by Grade Level

Strand 6: Technology Operations and Concepts

 

Concept 3: Troubleshoot Systems and Processes

Define problems and investigates solutions in systems and processes
.

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 1. Use the help function within software and hardware to troubleshoot issues and problems.


 

 

 

 

PO 1. Use the help function within software and hardware to troubleshoot issues and problems.

PO 1. Use the help function within software and hardware to troubleshoot issues and problems.

 

 

Concept 4: Transfer of Knowledge

Transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies.

 

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

PO 1. Transfer understanding of current input/output devices and symbols and icons to learning new technologies.

 

PO 1. Transfer understanding of current input/output devices, symbols and icons, and applications to learning new technologies.

PO 1. Transfer understanding of current input/output devices, symbols and icons, and applications to learning new technologies.