Outcome Chart - Nova Scotia - Information and Communication Technology Integration 4-6

Specific Expectations

Students will:

  • safely use school media and computer equipment, and software to support their learning, with growing independence
  • demonstrate respect for the privacy and intellectual property of others, maintain their personal privacy and safety
  • begin to identify social and ethical issues associated with the global access and distribution of information; and to develop concern for the accuracy of information, personal privacy and safety when in electronic environments such as Internet, with the assistance of the teacher
  • identify changes in the ways that information is collected, represented and transmitted, and the impacts such changes have on individuals, communities, and cultures
  • identify and use the social conventions of online communication during Internet communication
  • identify and give specific examples where cultural values and experiences influence the information and entertainment products they use
  • include in their own work the copyrighted materials of others only when permission to do so has been received
  • conduct simple research, then plan and create a representation of their learning, such as a storyboard, a multimedia presentation, an audio recording, a web page, or a print publication independently and in collaboration with others
  • locate relevant information by using the appropriate organizational features of and search strategies applicable to books, other print, audio CDs, videos, computer software, multimedia, online periodicals, and the Internet, with some teacher assistance
  • use research information to support arguments, with teacher support

Lessons that meet Grade 4-6 expectations

Introduction to Ethics: Avatars and Identity

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques

The Hero Project: Authenticating Online Information

Winning the Cyber Security Game

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

Stay on the Path Lesson One: Searching for Treasure

Stay on the Path Lesson Two: All That Glitters is Not Gold

Stay on the Path Lesson Three: Treasure Maps

Stay on the Path Lesson Four: Scavenger Hunt

Avatars and Body Image

Understanding the Internet: Using the Internet

Understanding the Internet: Pathways and Addresses

Understanding the Internet: Build Understanding

Understanding the Internet: Communication and Social Media

Introduction to Cyberbullying: Avatars and Identity

Educational Games

Jo Cool or Jo Fool

Privacy Playground

Top Secret!

Student Tutorials (Licensed Resource)

Passport to the Internet