Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Digital Literacy 3-5

Research and Information Literacy

Overall Expectations

Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

CyberSense and Nonsense: The Second Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)

So Many Choices!

Stay on the Path Lesson Four: Scavenger Hunt

Stay on the Path Lesson One: Searching for Treasure

Stay on the Path Lesson Three: Treasure Maps

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

The Hero Project: Authenticating Online Information

Information Literacy: A digitally literate person uses the Internet to do research in an effective and responsible manner.

The student:

understands that anyone can publish on the Web, so not all sites are equally trustworthy.

determines criteria for rating informational websites and apply them to an assigned site and understands that all websites are not equally good sources of information.

knows strategies to increase the accuracy of his/her keyword searches and is able to make inferences about the effectiveness of the strategies.

understands the importance of citing all sources when they do research and is able to write bibliographical citations for online sources.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Adversmarts: Understanding Food Advertising Online

Healthy Food Web

Pay For Play

Privacy Pirates

So Many Choices!

Stay on the Path Lesson Four: Scavenger Hunt

Stay on the Path Lesson One: Searching for Treasure

Stay on the Path Lesson Three: Treasure Maps

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

The Hero Project: Authenticating Online Information

Interactive Resources

CyberSense and Nonsense: The Second Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)

Information Processing And Management: A digitally literate person uses technology to improve his/her ability to gather, organise, analyse and judge the relevance and purpose of digital information.

The student:

understands and interprets data, and reports results.

judges the validity of content found on the Internet, how to find appropriate material, and what sources can be trusted.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

So Many Choices!

Stay on the Path Lesson Four: Scavenger Hunt

Stay on the Path Lesson One: Searching for Treasure

Stay on the Path Lesson Three: Treasure Maps

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

Interactive Resources

CyberSense and Nonsense: The Second Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

The Hero Project: Authenticating Online Information

Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)

Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making

Overall Expectations

Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.

Specific Expectations

Specialized And Advanced Skills For Learning: A digitally literate person uses ICT to improve his/her learning performance.

The student:

collects and analyzes data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions.

is able to build meaningful knowledge through interaction with digitally available resources

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

So Many Choices!

Stay on the Path Lesson Four: Scavenger Hunt

Stay on the Path Lesson One: Searching for Treasure

Stay on the Path Lesson Three: Treasure Maps

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

The Hero Project: Authenticating Online Information

Interactive Resources

CyberSense and Nonsense: The Second Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)

Creativity and Innovation

Overall Expectations

Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.

Specific Expectations

Specialized And Advanced Skills for Creative Expression: A digitally literate person uses ICT to express his/her creativity.

The student:

applies existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes using digital technology

creates original digital works as a means of personal or group expression.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Adversmarts: Understanding Food Advertising Online

Avatars and Body Image

Healthy Food Web

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

Teaching TV: Film Production: Who Does What?

Digital Citizenship

Overall Expectations

Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.

Internet Safety: A digitally literate person stays safe on the Internet by employing strategies such as distinguishing between inappropriate contact and positive connections.

The student:

understands that he/she should stay safe online by choosing websites that are good for him/her to visit, and avoids sites that are not appropriate for him/her.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

So Many Choices!

Understanding the Internet Lesson 4: Communication and Social Media

Winning the Cyber Security Game

Interactive Resources

Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)

Privacy And Security: A digitally literate person knows how to protect his/her privacy, respects the privacy of others, and employs strategies to maintain information and data security online.

The student:

understands not to reveal private information to a person they know only online.

knows how to create secure passwords in order to protect their private information and accounts online.

knows what spam is, the forms it takes, and can identify strategies for dealing with it.

understands that children’s websites must protect their private information and how to identify these secure sites by looking for their privacy policies and privacy seals of approval.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Winning the Cyber Security Game

Interactive Resources

Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)

Privacy Pirates

Privacy Playground

Relationships And Communication: A digitally literate person understands the risks and benefits of developing online relationships and uses technology to communicate effectively and respectfully.

The student:

understands what it means to be responsible to and respectful of his/her offline and online communities as a way to learn how to be a good digital citizen.

demonstrates responsibility and respectfulness in his/her online communications and communities.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Empathy

Introduction to Ethics: Avatars and Identity

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

Understanding the Internet Lesson 4: Communication and Social Media

Interactive Resources

CyberSense and Nonsense: The Second Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)

Cyberbullying: A digitally literate person recognizes cyberbullying and knows how to deal with it.

The student:

understands how it feels to be cyberbullied, how cyberbullying is similar to or different than in-person bullying, and strategies for handling cyberbullying when it arises.

understands that he/she may get online messages from other kids that can make him/her feel angry, hurt, sad, or fearful.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Empathy

Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Empathy

Introduction to Ethics: Avatars and Identity

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

Interactive Resources

CyberSense and Nonsense: The Second Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)

Digital Footprint And Reputation: A digitally literate person is aware that his/her activities on the Internet leave a permanent “digital footprint” or “trail” and behaves accordingly.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Understanding the Internet Lesson 1: Using the Internet

Understanding the Internet Lesson 2: Pathways and Addresses

Understanding the Internet Lesson 3: Build Understanding

Interactive Resources

Jo Cool or Jo Fool

Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)

Privacy Playground

Privacy Pirates

Self-image And Identity: A digitally literate person understands the nature of self-image and identity in the online environment, how our perceptions of others and our social values may be manipulated, and that people may not be what or whom they appear to be online.

The student:

is aware that photographic images can be digitally manipulated for positive purposes or to mislead us, and can distort of our perceptions of beauty and health.

understands how the media can play a powerful role in shaping our ideas about girls and boys.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Avatars and Body Image

Creative Credit And Copyright: A digitally literate person respects other’s ownership of their digital creations.

The student:

understands the concept of plagiarism, and when and how it is okay to use the work of others.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Stay on the Path Lesson Four: Scavenger Hunt

Legal And Ethical Aspects: A digitally literate person behaves appropriately and in a socially responsible way in digital environments, demonstrating awareness and knowledge of legal and ethical aspects on the use of ICT and digital content.

The student:

communicates and collaborates with others in accordance with codes of conduct appropriate to the context.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Empathy

Introduction to Cyberbullying: Avatars and Identity

Interactive Resources

CyberSense and Nonsense: The Second Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

Balanced Attitude Towards Technology: A digitally literate person demonstrates an informed, open-minded, and balanced attitude towards information society and the use of digital technology, is curious, aware of opportunities and new developments, and is comfortable to explore and exploit them.

The student:

understands that the digital environment can make things better or worse depending on how we use it.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Empathy

Understanding the Internet Lesson 1: Using the Internet

Understanding the Internet Lesson 2: Pathways and Addresses

Understanding the Internet Lesson 3: Build Understanding

Understanding the Internet Lesson 4: Communication and Social Media

Understanding And Awareness of the Role of ICT in Society: A digitally literate person understands the broader context of use and development of information and communication technology.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Understanding the Internet Lesson 1: Using the Internet

Understanding the Internet Lesson 2: Pathways and Addresses

Understanding the Internet Lesson 3: Build Understanding

Interactive Resources

Jo Cool or Jo Fool

Communication and Collaboration

Overall Expectations

Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.

Specific Expectations

Technology Mediated Communication And Collaboration: A digitally literate person connects, shares, communicates, and collaborates with others effectively in digital environments.

The student:

collaborates with others to outline common expectations in order to build a strong digital citizenship community

develops cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

Understanding the Internet Lesson 2: Pathways and Addresses

Understanding the Internet Lesson 3: Build Understanding

Technology Operations and Concepts

Overall Expectations

Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations, and develop computational thinking skills.

Specific Expectations

Technology Mediated Communication And Collaboration: A digitally literate person connects, shares, communicates, and collaborates with others effectively in digital environments.

General Knowledge And Functional Skills : A digitally literate person knows the basics (terminology, navigation, functionality) of digital devices and can use them for basic purposes.

The student:

understands the difference between hardware and software and how they work together

can design, write, and debug simple computer programs (e.g. Scratch)

understands the different parts and components of a computer and/or other digital devices and can solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Adversmarts: Understanding Food Advertising Online

Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Empathy

Healthy Food Web

Understanding the Internet Lesson 1: Using the Internet

Understanding the Internet Lesson 2: Pathways and Addresses

Understanding the Internet Lesson 3: Build Understanding

Winning the Cyber Security Game

Use in Everyday Life:  A digitally literate person integrates technologies into the activities of everyday life.

The student:

uses basic applications to edit and create content (text, numeric, images)

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Adversmarts: Understanding Food Advertising Online

Avatars and Body Image

Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Empathy

Healthy Food Web

Teaching TV: Film Production: Who Does What?

Informed Decision Making: A digitally literate person is aware of most relevant or common technologies and is able to decide upon the most appropriate technology according to the purpose or need at hand.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Winning the Cyber Security Game

Understanding the Internet Lesson 1: Using the Internet

Understanding the Internet Lesson 2: Pathways and Addresses

Understanding the Internet Lesson 3: Build Understanding

Seamless Use Demonstrating Self-Efficacy: A digitally literate person confidently and creatively applies digital technologies to increase personal effectiveness and efficiency.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

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

Learning About And With Digital Technologies: A digitally literate person actively and constantly explores emerging technologies, integrates them in his/her environment and uses them for lifelong learning.

The student:

uses digital media to learn and develop

uses a digital environment for lifelong learning (formal or informal).

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Avatars and Body Image

Can You Spot the Ad?

Finding Balance in Our Digital Lives

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

Interactive Resources

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

CyberSense and Nonsense: The Second Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)

Privacy Pirates

Privacy Playground