Technology Education Middle School

GCO 1 – Students will understand technological operations and concepts.

Overall Expectations:

1.4 Students will communicate information and ideas using a variety of multimedia

Specific Expectations:

  • Video Production
  • Image Production
  • Audio Production
  • Presentations
  • Digital Literacy
  • Electronic Portfolio

MediaSmarts Resources

Break the Fake: Verifying Information Online
Comic Book Characters
Creating A Youth Consumer Magazine
Editing Emotions
Elections and the Media
Getting the Toothpaste Back into the Tube
Impact! How to Make a Difference When You Witness Bullying Online
Know the Deal: The Value of Privacy
Looks Good Enough to Eat
Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising
Marketing to Teens: Parody Ads - Lesson
Media Kids
Online Marketing to Kids: Strategies and Techniques
Privacy and Internet Life: Lesson Plan for Intermediate Classrooms
Put Your Best Face Forward
That’s Not Cool
The Price of Happiness
Winning the Cyber Security Game
  

GCO 2 – Students will practice critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Overall Expectations:

2.1 Students  will  investigate  and  solve technological problems

Specific Expectations:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research Skills
  • Critical Thinking

MediaSmarts Resources

A Day in the Life of the Jos (Licensed Resource)
Break the Fake: Verifying Information Online
Deconstructing Web Pages
Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues
Hate or Debate
I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information
ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking
Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)
Taming the Wild Wiki
The Hero Project: Authenticating Online Information
Setting the Record Straight: Authenticating Mental Health Information Online
Thinking about Hate
  

Overall Expectations:

2.4   Students   will   investigate   and demonstrate the relationship between technology and society

Specific Expectations:

  • Ethics

MediaSmarts Resources

A Day in the Life of the Jos (Licensed Resource)
Allies and Aliens
Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Values
Cyberbullying and Civic Participation
Cyberbullying and the Law
Impact! How to Make a Difference When You Witness Bullying Online
Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)
Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: My Virtual Life
Put Downs
Stay on the Path Lesson Four: Scavenger Hunt
Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds
Up, Up and Away? (TM)
Where’s The Line? Online Safety Lesson Plan for School Resource Officers
  

GCO 3 – Students will practice responsible citizenship

Overall Expectations:

3.1 Students will demonstrate an awareness of human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology

Specific Expectations:

  • Digital Access
  • Digital Etiquette 
  • Communication

MediaSmarts Resources

A Day in the Life of the Jos (Licensed Resource)
Allies and Aliens
Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Values
Cyberbullying and Civic Participation
Cyberbullying and the Law
Impact! How to Make a Difference When You Witness Bullying Online
Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)
Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: My Virtual Life
Put Downs
Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds
Where’s The Line? Online Safety Lesson Plan for School Resource Officers

Overall Expectations:

3.2 Students will practice safe, legal, and ethical use of technology

Specific Expectations:

  • Digital Security
  • Legal Issues

MediaSmarts Resources

A Day in the Life of the Jos (Licensed Resource)
Cyberbullying and the Law
Stay on the Path Lesson Four: Scavenger Hunt
Up, Up and Away? (TM)
Winning the Cyber Security Game

Overall Expectations:

3.4 Students will interact, collaborate, and publish using technology respective of copyright

Specific Expectations:

  • Responsible Publishing

MediaSmarts Resources

A Day in the Life of the Jos (Licensed Resource)
Stay on the Path Lesson Four: Scavenger Hunt
Up, Up and Away? (TM)

Overall Expectations:

3.5 Students will understand the concept of, and demonstrate appropriate decision making with regards to, “Digital Footprint”

Specific Expectations:

  • Privacy
  • Social Responsibility
  • Legal Issues
  • Security
  • Cyber bullying
  • Rights versus responsibilities
  • Digital finances
  • Internet Safety
  • Phishing
  • Malware

MediaSmarts Resources

A Day in the Life of the Jos (Licensed Resource)
Allies and Aliens
Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Values
Cyberbullying and Civic Participation
Cyberbullying and the Law
Getting the Toothpaste Back into the Tube
Hate or Debate
Impact! How to Make a Difference When You Witness Bullying Online
Know the Deal: The Value of Privacy
Online Marketing to Kids: Protecting Your Privacy
Passport to the Internet (licensed resource)
Playing With Privacy
Privacy and Internet Life: Lesson Plan for Intermediate Classrooms
Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: My Virtual Life
Put Downs
That’s Not Cool
The Invisible Machine: Big Data and You
Thinking about Hate
Top Secret!
Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds
Where’s The Line? Online Safety Lesson Plan for School Resource Officers
Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age
Winning the Cyber Security Game