Outcome Chart - British Columbia - Information Technology 8

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the BC Information Technology curriculum, for Grade 8, 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:

  • identify information technology tools used to access information
  • protect information using information technology tools
  • demonstrate the ability to formulate questions and to use a variety of sources and tools to access, capture, and store information
  • use appropriate information technology terminology
  • describe and practice appropriate safety procedures when working with information technology tools
  • demonstrate an awareness of the impact of information technology tools on society

Lessons

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Deconstructing Web Pages

Privacy and Internet Life

Thinking About Hate

Jo Cool or Jo Fool

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

Cyberbullying and the Law

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: Our Values and Ethics

That’s Not Cool

Put Your Best Face Forward

Internet Checklist for Teens:

How to Search the Internet Effectively

Educational Game

Click if You Agree

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Process

It is expected that students will:

  • apply predetermined search criteria to locate, retrieve, and evaluate information
  • evaluate information retrieved electronically for authenticity, bias, and timeliness

Lessons

ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

Deconstructing Web Pages

Educational Game

Jo Cool or Jo Fool

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Presentation

It is expected that students will:

  • identify and consider ethical and legal issues when presenting information

Lessons

Cyberbullying and the Law

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: Our Values and Ethics

Educational Game

Jo Cool or Jo Fool

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students