Outcome Chart - Alberta - Information and Communication Technology Division 4

By the end of Grade 12:

Communicating, Inquiring, Decision Making and Problem Solving

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

  • consult a wide variety of sources that reflect varied viewpoints on particular topics
  • evaluate the validity of gathered viewpoints against other sources

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

  • assess the authority, reliability and validity of electronically accessed information
  • demonstrate discriminatory selection of electronically accessed information that is relevant to a particular topic




ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Thinking About Hate

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

Deconstructing Web Pages

Tip Sheets

How To Discourage Plagiarism

How to Search the Internet Effectively

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Foundational Operations, Knowledge and Concepts

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

  • demonstrate an understanding of new and emerging communication systems
  • demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles and issues of e-commerce, including such topics as security and privacy, marketing, and implications for governments, businesses and consumers alike
  • use current, reliable information sources from around the world
  • analyze and assess the impact of technology on the global community

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

  • demonstrate an understanding of how changes in technology can benefit or harm society
  • record relevant data for acknowledging sources of information, and cite sources correctly
  • respect ownership and integrity of information

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

  • discriminate between style and content in a presentation
  • evaluate the influence and results of digital manipulation on our perceptions
  • identify and analyze a variety of factors that affect the authenticity of information derived from mass media and electronic communication



What Students Need to Know about Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques

The Privacy Dilemma

Classroom Activities and Handouts

Internet Checklist for Teens: 13-17 (PDF)

How To Discourage Plagiarism

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students