Outcome Chart - Nova Scotia - ICT Primary

Digital Citizenship

Outcome 1: Students will be expected to understand and demonstrate behaviours that ensure their own and others’ health, safety, and privacy.

Outcome 2: Students will be expected to discuss with the teacher the basic issues related to the responsible and appropriate use of information and communication technology.

Outcome 3: Students will be expected to follow simple online safety and behaviour expectations while completing learning tasks.

Outcome 4: Students will be expected to show some understanding that individuals own their works and can indicate how their works can be used.

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Productivity

Outcome 5: Students will be expected to, with teacher assistance, use grade-appropriate digital tools to explore ideas, create original works, and represent their learning, both individually and collaboratively.

SCIENCE

  • observe and describe living things in familiar places
  •  ask simple questions about the various ways objects move
  • observe, describe, and determine how objects move by doing guided investigations (such as using ramps, rollers, and sliders)

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • create positive images (both digital and print) to communicate understandings/learnings/ideas about being unique and special
  • create positive images (both digital and print) to convey ideas/learnings about groups (school /community)
  • use positive images to describe ideas about cooperation in a group [Teacher note: Where appropriate, considering the diversity of Nova Scotia cultures.]
  • create positive images (both digital and print) to convey perceptions/ideas/learnings of peoples and traditions, historical roots, rituals, and celebrations

VISUAL ARTS

  • create artworks, individually and in small groups, using a variety of materials and technologies to express emotion and ideas using different kinds of lines, patterns, textures, colours, form, and space

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Communication

Outcome 6: Students will be expected to begin, with the teacher, to use ICT to share and exchange information.

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RESEARCH, INNOVATION, PROBLEM SOLVING, AND DECISION MAKING

Outcome 7: Students will be expected to discuss ways in which ICT can be used to access information, images, or other digital media.

Outcome 8: Students will be expected to interpret simple digital charts and maps.

Outcome 9: Students will be expected to, with teacher assistance,

  • use grade-appropriate ICT terminology
  • follow verbal instructions and visual reminders to begin safely operating computers and grade-appropriate digital devices

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