Outcome Chart - Nova Scotia - Information and Communication Technology Integration 10-12

Specific Expectations

Students will:

  • use a wide variety of technology, demonstrate a clear understanding of technological applications, and consistently apply appropriate technology to solve curriculum problems
  • take personal responsibility for their safe and ergonomic use of technology for learning
  • behave ethically and with accuracy as they generate and distribute information about themselves, others, and curriculum topics under study
  • articulate an informed and critical understanding of mass media, popular culture and electronic information environments; their techniques; and the effects of those techniques
  • critically analyze the impacts of evolving technologies on themselves, societies, and the environment
  • demonstrate habits of perception, analysis, judgment and selectivity as they contribute to society through the discerning and critical use and creation of information resources and technology
  • act responsibly when faced with ethical issues that arise from their use of information and ICT and perspectives
  • use language, in a range of aural, print, media and electronic forms to explore and express their perceptions, feelings, ideas and attitudes; refine their thinking; and interact, negotiate, and collaborate with others in order to build their understanding
  • critically apply technological skills in a range of electronic, visual, and print media for formal and informal communication
  • discover, share and reflect upon their own and others’ cultures, values, and understandings as they are expressed in electronic and other formats
  • identify, evaluate, and compare the quality, congruencies, discrepancies, omissions, biases, and perspectives of information content of print, media, and electronic resources
  • identify the strengths and limitations of different approaches to research, and select those approaches which efficiently meet their learning needs
  • accurately record and cite, using academically accepted formats and standards, sources of information contributing to their research

Lessons that meet Grade 10-12 expectations

Alcohol on the Web

Challenging Hate Online

Cyberbullying and the Law

Deconstructing Web Pages

First Person

Free Speech and the Internet

Hate 2.0

Hate or Debate

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

Online Gambling and Youth

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Scapegoating and Othering

The Privacy Dilemma: Lesson Plan for Senior Classrooms

Thinking about Hate

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

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

Student Tutorials (Licensed Resource)