Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Information Technology 10

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the BC Information Technology curriculum, for Grade 10, with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

The Information Technology curriculum for Grades 8-10 is divided into the following sections: Foundations, Process and Presentation.

  • Foundations provides students with the fundamental knowledge, skills, and attitudes to use information technology tools in all areas of learning.
  • Process allows students to select, organize, and modify information to solve problems.
  • Presentation provides students with an understanding of how to effectively use information technology tools to communicate ideas and information using a variety of media.   

Foundations

It is expected that students will:

  • practice handling Internet information in an ethical way
  • demonstrate an awareness of the impact of electronic resources on education, careers, and recreation
  • evaluate the impact of information technology tools on the workplace, on individuals, and on society
  • demonstrate competence in using basic information technology tools

Resources

Allies and Aliens - For Teachers

Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy - Lesson

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

The Privacy Dilemma

Thinking About Hate

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

Classroom Activities and Handouts

How to Search the Internet Effectively

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Special Initiatives

To help students evaluate and better understand theimpact of information technology tools on society, have them review and discuss the findings of MediaSmarts Young Canadians in a Wired World parent and student surveys.

Process

It is expected that students will:

  • develop guidelines for evaluating and using information in an ethical way
  • develop criteria to evaluate information for bias

 

Lessons

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Thinking About Hate

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

Deconstructing Web Pages

Classroom Activities and Handouts

How to Search the Internet Effectively

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Presentation

It is expected that students will:

  • apply ethical and legal principles when presenting information

 

Lessons

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

Tip Sheet

How to Discourage Plagiarism

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students