Communicating, Inquiring, Decision Making and Problem Solving
C-2 Students will seek alternative viewpoints, using information technologies.
- consult a wide variety of sources that reflect varied viewpoints on particular topics
- evaluate the validity of gathered viewpoints against other sources
C-3 Students will critically assess information accessed through the use of a variety of technologies.
- assess the authority, reliability and validity of electronically accessed information
- demonstrate discriminatory selection of electronically accessed information that is relevant to a particular topic
- Deconstructing Web Pages
- Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!
- Thinking About Hate
Foundational Operations, Knowledge and Concepts
F-2 Students will understand the role of technology as it applies to self, work and society.
- demonstrate an understanding of new and emerging communication systems
- demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles and issues of e-commerce, including such topics as security and privacy, marketing, and implications for governments, businesses and consumers alike
- use current, reliable information sources from around the world
- analyze and assess the impact of technology on the global community
F-3 Students will demonstrate a moral and ethical approach to the use of technology.
- demonstrate an understanding of how changes in technology can benefit or harm society
- record relevant data for acknowledging sources of information, and cite sources correctly
- respect ownership and integrity of information
F-4 Students will become discerning consumers of mass media and electronic information.
- discriminate between style and content in a presentation
- evaluate the influence and results of digital manipulation on our perceptions
- identify and analyze a variety of factors that affect the authenticity of information derived from mass media and electronic communication
- #ForYou: The Algorithm Game
- Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy
- Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques
- My Voice is Louder Than Hate: The Impact of Hate
- My Voice is Louder Than Hate: Pushing Back Against Hate
- The Privacy Dilemma
- What Students Need to Know about Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy
Classroom Activities and Handouts