Outcome Chart - Nova Scotia - Technology Education Grade 8

Overall Expectations

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the history and evolution of technology, and of its social and cultural implications.

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the consequences of their technological choices.

Specific Expectations

Students will:

  • demonstrate an awareness of ethics and environmental responsibility in technological decision-making and work habits
  • demonstrate safe and healthy practices with regard to materials, processes, and equipment
  • demonstrate effective use of a variety of communications technology media

Lessons that meet Grade 8 expectations

Cyberbullying and the Law

Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

Deconstructing Web Pages

Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

Hate 2.0

Hate or Debate

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy

Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques

Playing With Privacy

Privacy and Internet Life: Lesson Plan for Intermediate Classrooms

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: Our Values and Ethics

Scapegoating and Othering

Taming the Wild Wiki

The Hero Project: Authenticating Online Information

Thinking about Hate

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

Up, Up and Away? (TM)

Winning the Cyber Security Game

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

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

Educational Games

Allies and Aliens

Click if You Agree

Top Secret!

Student Tutorials (Licensed Resource)

Passport to the Internet