Essential Standards


MDI HIGH SCHOOL - ESSENTIAL STANDARDS FOR TECHNOLOGY USE

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STANDARD A (Creativity and Innovation)
: Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.


Students will:

A1) apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.

A2) create original works as a means of personal or group expression.

A3) use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues.

A4) identify trends and forecast possibilities.


PERFORMANCE BENCHMARKS - ASSESSMENTS

P1.A) Students will create and publish/broadcast multimedia* products, combining a variety of media formats, to document and reflect learning expectations for class assignments and projects.

Assessments:

* List Portfolio Task(s) here


P2.A) Student will select and apply existing/emerging technology tools and resources that extend classroom learning environments and support learning expectations.

Assessments:

* List Portfolio Task(s) here


DEFINITION(S)

Multimedia: The use of technology to present text, graphics, video, animation, and sound in an integrated way.


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STANDARD B (Communication and Collaboration)
: Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.


Students will:

B1) interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.

B2) communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.

B3) develop cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures.

B4) contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems.


PERFORMANCE BENCHMARKS - ASSESSMENTS

P1.B) Students will use a variety of digital tools to learn, collaborate, and publish* with peers, educators/experts inside and outside of the school.

Assessments:

* List Portfolio Task(s) here


P2.B) Students will develop an understanding and awareness of other cultures* by utilizing technology to communicate with people outside of our school community.

Assessments:

* List Portfolio Task(s) here


P3.B) Students will utilize technology to produce original works/products, which contribute to solving existing community challenges or world problems.

Assessments:

* List Portfolio Task(s) here


DEFINITION(S)

Publish: The use of technology to produce and disseminate literature, information or multimedia — the activity of making information available to the general public.

Culture: An institution, organization, or group with a set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes them from other institutions, organizations, or groups.


Supporting Tools & Resources

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STANDARD C (Research and Information Fluency)
: Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.


Students will:

C1) plan strategies to guide inquiry.

C2) locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.

C3) evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks.

C4) process data and report results.


PERFORMANCE BENCHMARKS - ASSESSMENTS

P1.C) Students will use a variety of digital tools to plan, organize, guide and document research and inquiry.

Assessments:

* List Portfolio Task(s) here


P2.C) Students will utilize digital tools to identify, evaluate, and synthesize information/data for its appropriateness in meeting learning expectations.

Assessments:

* List Portfolio Task(s) here


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STANDARD D (Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making)
:  Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.


Students will:

D1) identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigation.

D2) use digital tools to plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project.

D3) use digital tools to collect and analyze data, identify solutions, and/or make informed decisions.

D4) use digital diverse perspectives to explore alternative solutions.


PERFORMANCE BENCHMARKS - ASSESSMENTS

P1.D) Students will apply the use of digital tools to gather data, examine patterns, and apply information to identify trends, forecast possibilities, solve problems, and make informed decisions.

Assessments:

* List Portfolio Task(s) here


P2.D) Students will select and apply digital tools that help to plan, manage, and track/demonstrate progress toward specific goals or objectives.

Assessments:

* List Portfolio Task(s) here


Supporting Tools & Resources

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STANDARD E (Digital Citizenship & Online Safety)
:  Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.


Students will:

E1) advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology.

E2) exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.

E3) demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning.

E4) exhibit leadership for digital citizenship.


PERFORMANCE BENCHMARKS - ASSESSMENTS

P1.E) Students will practice safe, legal, and responsible use of technology that demonstrates an understanding of contemporary rights and responsibilities.

Assessments:

* List Portfolio Task(s) here


P2.E) Students will demonstrate an awareness of and act within the social boundaries for different online communities/networks.

Assessments:

* List Portfolio Task(s) here


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STANDARD F (Technology Operations & Concepts)
:  Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.


Students will:

F1) understand and use technology systems.

F2) select and use applications effectively and productively.

F3) troubleshoot systems and applications.

F4) transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies.


PERFORMANCE BENCHMARKS - ASSESSMENTS

P1.F) Student will demonstrate the ability to access, navigate, manage and utilize school technology resources and assets.

Assessments:

* List Portfolio Task(s) here


P2.F) Students will understand appropriate school procedures and practices for the care, repair, troubleshooting, and operation of school technology assets.

Assessments:

* List Portfolio Task(s) here


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Mark Arnold,
Jun 29, 2012, 1:41 PM
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