Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Digital Literacy K-2

Research and Information Literacy

Overall Expectations

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

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Adversmarts: Understanding Food Advertising Online

Healthy Food Web

Internet Time Capsule

So Many Choices!

Interactive Resources

Privacy Pirates

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.

understands that keyword searching is an effective way to locate information on the Internet and knows how to select keywords to produce the best search results.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Adversmarts: Understanding Food Advertising Online

Healthy Food Web

So Many Choices!

Interactive Resources

Privacy Pirates

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.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

So Many Choices!

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.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

So Many Choices!

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:

uses a variety of digital media (text, images, audio, and movie) to express him/herself creatively.

 

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Adversmarts: Understanding Food Advertising Online

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

So Many Choices!

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 can go to exciting places online, but needs to follow certain rules to remain safe.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Interactive Resources

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Privacy Pirates

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:

is aware that many websites ask for information that is private and knows how to responsibly handle such requests.

understands the reasons why people use passwords, the benefits of using passwords, and knows strategies for creating and keeping strong, secure passwords.

understands that the purpose of product websites is to encourage buying the product and is aware of methods used to promote products on these sites.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Adversmarts: Introduction to Food Advertising Online

Adversmarts: Understanding Food Advertising Online

Can You Spot the Ad?

Healthy Food Web

Lessons

Co-Co’s Adversmarts

Privacy Pirates

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:

uses email to communicate with real people within his/her school, family, and community.

understands how the ability for people to communicate online can unite a community.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

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

The student:

understands what cyberbullying means and what he/she can do when he/she encounters it.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Representing Ourselves Online

Rules of the Game

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.

The student:

understands that the information they put online leaves a digital footprint or “trail.” This trail can be big or small, helpful or hurtful, depending on how he/she manages it.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Internet Time Capsule

Representing Ourselves Online

 

Interactive Resources

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.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Representing Ourselves Online

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

The student:

understands the concept of having ownership over creative work.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Internet Time Capsule

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.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Rules of the Game

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.

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Lessons

Finding Balance in Our Digital Lives

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.

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Lessons

Rules of the Game

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

The student:

communicates effectively by email, takes into account the purpose and audience of his/her message, and the tone he/she wants to convey.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Internet Time Capsule

Representing Ourselves Online

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.

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

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Finding Balance in Our Digital Lives

Internet Time Capsule

So Many Choices!

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

Finding Balance in Our Digital Lives

So Many Choices!

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

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

Can You Spot the Ad?

Finding Balance in Our Digital Lives

So Many Choices!

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.

MediaSmarts Resources

Lessons

So Many Choices!