Outcome Chart - Ontario - Exploring Technology 9

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

Technology Fundamentals

Overall Expectations

  • evaluate products or services in relation to specifications, user requirements, and operating conditions

Lessons

Deconstructing Web Pages

News Journalism Across the Media: Introduction

News and Newspapers: Across the Curriculum

How to Analyze the News

Bias

Fact Versus Opinion

The Front Page

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking 

Violence and Video Games

Video Games

Tip Sheet

How to Search the Internet Effectively

Educational Game

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Technology, the Environment and Society

Overall Expectations

  • demonstrate an understanding of social effects and issues arising from the use of communications media technologies and the importance of representing cultural and social diversity in media productions 

Specific Expectations

  • demonstrate an understanding of social standards and cultural sensitivity and use appropriate and inclusive content, images, and language in communications media productions
  • describe the effects of recent changes in communications technology and applications on society and the economy
  • identify emerging communications technologies and describe their potential impact on society and the economy
  • describe legal concepts and issues relating to communications technology and media production
  • describe social and ethical issues relating to the use of communications technology

Lessons

Thinking About Hate

Violence and Video Games

Video Games

Exposing Gender Stereotypes

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

TV Dads: Immature and Irresponsible?

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

Cyberbullying and the Law (Grades 9-12)

Educational Game

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Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students