Outcome Chart - Alberta - Information and Communication Technology Division 2

Communicating, Inquiring, Decision Making and Problem Solving

C-3 Students will critically assess information accessed through the use of a variety of technologies.

  • identify and distinguish points of view expressed in electronic sources on a particular topic
  • recognize that information serves different purposes and that data from electronic sources may need to be verified to determine accuracy or relevance for the purpose used

Lessons

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

Educational Games

Foundational Operations, Knowledge and Concepts

F-2 Students will understand the role of technology as it applies to self, work and society.

  • assess the personal significance of having limitless access to information provided by communication networks, such as the Internet
  • describe, using examples, how communication and information networks, such as the telephone and the Internet, create a global community

F-3 Students will demonstrate a moral and ethical approach to the use of technology.

  • comply with the acceptable use policy of the school and school authority for Internet and networked services, including software licensing agreements
  • respect the privacy and products of others
  • use electronic networks in an ethical manner
  • comply with copyright legislation

F-4 Students will become discerning consumers of mass media and electronic information.

  • recognize that graphics, video and sound enhance communication
  • describe how the use of various texts and graphics can alter perception
  • discuss how technology can be used to create special effects and/or to manipulate intent through the use of images and sound

Lessons

Tip Sheet

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

Educational Games

Background information for teachers about the Internet and Internet issues can be found in the following sections: