KRMS Computer Technology Guidlines

Standard: Communication and Collaboration As a student, I have used digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including, across distances, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others. Grades: Indicators: Examples:

Science Labs,

Mathmatical Trends 8 Work in a collaboration with peers and experts in the field to develop a product using the design process, data analysis and trends, and maintain a digital log with annotated sketches to record the development cycle. (Science, Math)

Standard: Creativity and Innovation As a student, I have demonstrated creative thinking, constructed knowledge, and developed innovative products and processes using technology in support of content. Grades: Indicators: Examples: 8 Synthesize and publish information about a local or global issue or event on a collaborative, web-based service (also known as a shared hosted service)  (Geography, History) written, video, podcast, PowerPoint, etc.


Critical thinking. Problem solving, decision making As a student, I use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools, strategies, and resources. Grades: Indicators: Examples: 8 Effectively identitfy and use appropriate digital tools, strategies and resources to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make decisions.  (All subject areas) collaobrate with students from other cultures, evaluate current events and contemporary figures


Digital Citizenship As a student, I understand human, cultural, and societal  issues related to using digital tools, strategies, and resources to enhance my learning, and practice appropriate legal and ethical behavior. Grades: Indicators: Examples: 8 use all legitimate digital tools including blogs, websites, wikis, social networking, and video conferencing in a responsible, polite, and ethical manner. Students will respect the artistic and intellectual rights of others by using recognized works cited formats and by seeking the creator’s permission when appropriate. (All subject areas, advisory) Visual media projects require that students either use material from Creative Commons, royalty free media,school supported media sites, or seek permission from the media creator.

Standard: Research and Information Literacy As a student, I  apply digital tools and strategies to gather, evaluate, and use information to support my learning in the content areas. Grades: Indicators: Examples: 8 Gather and analyze findings in order to process informational needs, create strategies for informational access, collect and engage in the use and evaluation of information. (All subject areas) written presentaion, multimedia presentations, video presentations, discern valid and invalid information, establish legitimacy of sources. Use of multiple sources

Standard: Technology Operations & Concepts As a student, I demonstrate a sound understanding of digital tools and technology concepts, systems, and operations. Grades: Indicators: Examples: 8 Create professional documents using advanced features of a word processing program. Plan and use a simple database, define fields, input data, and produce a report using sort and query. Create a multimedia presentation including sound and images. Generate a spreadsheet to calculate, graph, and present information. Select and use appropriate tools and digital resources to accomplish a variety of tasks and to solve problems  (All subject areas) newsletter, personalized learning plan,business letter or flyer, brochure household budget, videos, podcasts, image collages, websites, PowerPoint, blogs, wikis, etc.

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