ICT Literacy

Apply Technology Effectively!

What does it mean?

  • Use digital technologies (computers, PDAs, media players, GPS, etc.), communication/networking tools and social networks appropriately to access, manage, integrate, evaluate and create information to successfully function in a knowledge economy
  • Apply a fundamental understanding of the ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and use of information technologies
  • Use technology as a tool to research, organize, evaluate and communicate information

Why is this important?

To live in the modern age, they have to be able to access and assess information and apply it to their jobs and goals

Classroom Application

Use of computers, personal digital technologies (PDA's, Smart Phones, etc.). The students show ability to research topics and knowledge skills over the internet and share with friends and colleagues.

How do we know that when a student is using this 21st Century skill?

The teacher facilitates learning in a structured classroom environment and requires sharing to turn in assignments.

Can the skill be taught? How?

Yes. Practice and oversight. Guided Instruction.