This course is organized according to BC's Digital Literacy Framework.
Digital literacy is the interest, attitude and ability of individuals to use digital technology and communication tools appropriately to access, manage, analyze and evaluate information, construct new knowledge, and create and communicate with others.
Research and Information Literacy
- evaluates and selects information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks.
- ethically uses information from a variety of sources and media.
Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making
- is able to build meaningful knowledge through interaction with digital and electronic tools.
- creates knowledge representations using digital media (photos, videos, blogs).
- creates complex models and simulations of the real world using digital information.
- can program ranging from using block building code tools to a high-level programming language.
Creativity and Innovation
- uses a variety of digital media (text, images, audio, movie, products) to express him/herself creatively.
- remixes different existing digital content into something new.
- understands the concepts of ethical behaviour and online ethics.
Technology Operations and Concepts
- understands that computer programming algorithms are sets of instructions that tell computers what to do.
- troubleshoots systems and applications
- can design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals , such as controlling or simulating physical systems.
Learning About and With Digital Technologies
- uses digital tools to learn and develop.
- learns how to work with any new digital technology by trying it out, and using its internal guidance and help.
- solves technical problems and knows what to do when technology does not function.
- transfers current knowledge to learning new technologies.