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Friday
Apr262013

Teck Check - Goal Five - Empowered Students

For a number of years, I've used a set of simple checklists to help districts begin conversations about the "state of the state" of their technology implementations.

Based on five long-term goals I first articulated in the article, Maslow and Motherboards: Tech Planning, Multimedia School, Jan/Feb 2003, I update these checklists in a regular basis. Over this next week, I'll do so once again. Your comments are welcome (and invaluable).

At the end of the week, I will provide a link to a shared GoogelDrive folder that contains all these checklists as templates under CreativeCommons license.

 Goal Five - Empowered Students

 

All students will demonstrate the mastered use of technology to access, process, organize, communicate and evaluate information in order to answer questions and solve problems and to practice good digital citizenship.

Related educational objective
Progress to date
Importance
H M L
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H M L

Integrated curricular use of skill practice and simulation software titles





Planned use of proven computerized instructional systems





Integrated curricular use of subject-specific technologies such as science probes, graphing calculators, accounting software, and CAD programs





Planned use of adaptive technologies for special needs students





Planned use of reading promotion software





A written information literacy skills curriculum that includes grade level ELOs K-12 in information literacy, technology use, and digital citizenship.





Information and technology literacy competencies aericulated and formally integrated into each content area course curriculum.





Units at each grade level team-taught by classroom teacher and library media specialist tied to the curriculum and information and technology literacy curriculum





Assessments of information literacy units





Method of reporting information literacy and technology skill attainment to individual students and parents





Method of aggregating information literacy and technology skill attainment and reporting results to board and community





Plan for continuous assessment and revision of information and technology literacy curriculum





Plan for teaching and assessing safe and ethical technology use by students





Opportunities for students to participate in distance learning opportunities





Projects that use Web 2.0 technologies – wikis, blogs, social networking tools.





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