Outcome Chart - Nova Scotia - Information and Communication Technology/Coding Integration 5

Digital Citizenship

Outcome 1: Students will understand and demonstrate behaviors which ensure their own and others health, safety and privacy.

  • Create and maintain a secure online account for classroom use
  • Demonstrate correct ergonomics
  • Create and follow a personal plan around screen time, privacy expectations, and digital footprint awareness
  • With teacher support use the strategies for the safe and efficient use of computers.

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Outcome 2: Digital Citizenship Students will follow best practices of active digital citizenship as they interact and contribute in the digital - connected global world.

  • With teacher assistance follow Public Network Access and Use Policy.
  • Follow classroom guidelines regarding the acceptable use of digital tools.
  • Exhibit legal and ethical behaviors when using information and ICT
  • Understand the consequences of misuse.

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Outcome 3: Students will use digital tools to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and to contribute to the learning of others.

  • With teacher selected digital tools and support, communicate ideas and information using a variety of media and formats.
  • Independently communicate and collaborate electronically with others inside and outside the classroom in teacher selected digital environments.
  • Use appropriate communication etiquette.
  • Develop cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of additional cultures

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Productivity and Innovation

Outcome 4: Students will use digital tools to plan, create, and publish their work both individually and collaboratively.

  • Individually and collaboratively accomplish curriculum-based tasks with support by selecting and using digital tools.
  • Use a range of media and digital tools
  • Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.

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Research, Problem Solving, and Decision Making

Outcome 5: Students will use digital tools to gather, record, share and interpret information and data to support learning.

  • Suggest words required to effectively search electronic sources while using internet search engines.
  • Identify and distinguish points of view expressed in electronic sources on a particular topic.
  • Analyze electronic sources for accuracy or relevance to the purpose
  • Create and use simple organizers and outlines.

Outcome 6: Students will demonstrate problem solving skills using digital tools both individually and collaboratively.

  • Use teacher selected digital tools to support problem solving individually and collaboratively

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Outcome 8: Students will understand and apply the basic concepts of computer science, including algorithms, abstraction, and computational thinking.

  • With support, analyze an event or task and identify the steps required to complete it.
  • Predict the behavior or outcome of a coding sequence.
  • Recognize and offer solutions to multiple errors in their own code and that of others.
  • Use “and”, “or” statements and “for” loops to construct a set of statements to be acted out to accomplish a task.
  • With support include variables in a sequence of their own code
  • Recognize that programming occurs in a variety of coding languages and that each language has different iterations that achieve the same result.

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