Outcome Chart - Alberta - Information and Communication Technology Division 3

By the end of Grade 9:

Communicating, Inquiring, Decision Making and Problem Solving

C-2 Students will seek alternative viewpoints, using information technologies.

  • access diverse viewpoints on particular topics by using appropriate technologies
  • assemble and organize different viewpoints in order to assess their validity
  • use information technology to find facts that support or refute diverse viewpoints

C-3 Students will critically assess information accessed through the use of a variety of technologies.

  • evaluate the authority and reliability of electronic sources
  • evaluate the relevance of electronically accessed information to a particular topic

Lessons

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Thinking About Hate

Deconstructing Web Pages

Media Minute Lesson 3: Audiences negotiate meaning

Media Minute Lesson 4: Media have commercial implications

Media Minute Lesson 5: Media have social and political implications

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: Our Values and Ethics

That’s Not Cool

Educational Games

Click if You Agree

Joe Cool or Joe Fool

Activities and Student Handouts

How to Search the Internet Effectively

Backgrounders

How To Discourage Plagiarism

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

Passport to the Internet: Student tutorial for Internet literacy (Grades 4-8)

Foundational Operations, Knowledge and Concepts

F-2 Students will understand the role of technology as it applies to self, work and society.

  • describe the impact of communication technologies on past, present and future workplaces, lifestyles and the environment
  • analyse and assess the impact on society of having limitless access to information

F-3 Students will demonstrate a moral and ethical approach to the use of technology.

  • explain the issues involved in balancing the right to access information with the right to personal privacy
  • understand the need for copyright legislation
  • cite sources when using copyright and/or public domain material
  • download and transmit only materials that comply with the established network use policies and practices model and assume personal responsibility for ethical behaviour and attitudes and acceptable use of information technologies and sources in local and global contexts

F-4 Students will become discerning consumers of mass media and electronic information.

  • understand the nature of various media and how they are consciously used to influence an audience
  • identify specific techniques used by the media to elicit particular responses from an audience
  • recognize that the ability of technology to manipulate images and sound can alter the meaning of a communication

Lessons

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques

Privacy and Internet Life

The Privacy Dilemma

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

Media Minute Lesson 3: Audiences negotiate meaning

Media Minute Lesson 4: Media have commercial implications

Media Minute Lesson 5: Media have social and political implications

Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

Cyberbullying and the Law

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: Our Values and Ethics

That’s Not Cool

Put Your Best Face Forward

Educational Games

Click if You Agree

Joe Cool or Joe Fool

Backgrounders

How To Discourage Plagiarism

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

Passport to the Internet: Student tutorial for Internet literacy (Grades 4-8)