Standards-Based Authentic Learning
What is a Mystery Skype?
Standards-Based, You Say??
Mystery Skype incorporates many, many standards! Almost all grade levels cover some type of map skills, and all grades include speaking and listening standards, informational text, and research/ communication skills. For a comprehensive list of standards by grade-level, please visit this google doc.
ISTE 2016 Student Standards:
- #2: Digital Citizen- Students recognize the rights, responsibilities, and opportunities of living, learning, and working in an interconnected digital world, and they act and model in ways that are safe, legal, and ethical.
- #5: Computational Thinker- Students develop and employ strategies for understanding and solving problems in ways that leverage the power of technological methods to develop and test solutions.
- #6: Creative Communicator- Students communicate clearly and express themselves creatively for a variety of purposes using the platforms, tools, styles, formats, and digital media appropriate to their goals.
- #7 Global Collaborator: Students use digital tools to broaden their perspectives and enrich their learning by collaborating with others and working effectively in teams locally and globally.