Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Information Technology 9

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the BC Information Technology curriculum, for Grade 9, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

The Information Technology curriculum for Grades 8-10 is divided into the following sections: Foundations, Process and Presentation.

  • Foundations provides students with the fundamental knowledge, skills, and attitudes to use information technology tools in all areas of learning.
  • Process allows students to select, organize, and modify information to solve problems.
  • Presentation provides students with an understanding of how to effectively use information technology tools to communicate ideas and information using a variety of media.

Foundations

It is expected that students will:

  • demonstrate the ability to use the Internet to access, capture, and store information
  • demonstrate an understanding of the ethical use of information

Resources

Allies and Aliens - For Teachers

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy - Lesson

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Deconstructing Web Pages

The Privacy Dilemma

Thinking About Hate

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

Internet Checklist for Teens:

How to Search the Internet Effectively

Educational Game

Click if You Agree

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Process

It is expected that students will:

  • evaluate the suitability of information for use in specific contexts
  • analyse electronically organized information for authenticity, bias, timeliness, and usefulness

 

Lessons

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Deconstructing Web Pages

Thinking About Hate

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

Classroom Activities and Handouts

How to Search the Internet Effectively

Educational Game

Click if You Agree

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Presentation

It is expected that students will:

  • consider ethical and legal issues when presenting information 

 

Lessons

Select questions and student activities from the following sections of the Jo Cool or Jo Fool Teacher’s Guide:

  • Authenticating Information
  • Responsible Internet Use

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students