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Arizona Standards: Educational Technology

Strand 1 | Strand 2 | Strand 3 | Strand 4 | Strand 5 | Strand 6

 

 

 

 

Strand 1: Creativity and Innovation

Concepts

Activity Name

  • Concept 1: Knowledge and Ideas

  • PO 1. Analyze, evaluate, and synthesize information to generate new ideas, processes, or products.  

  • Concept 2: Models and Simulations

  • PO 1. Predict and test the relationships amongst interdependent elements of a digital model, simulation or system.

  • PO 2. Propose or create a model, simulation, or system.

  • PO 3. Predict how one system operates by comparing it to multiple systems, digital models or simulations.

  • Concept 3: Trends and Possibilities

  • PO 1. Analyze patterns and trends and their logical links to form inferences, and forecast possibilities providing novel insights.

  • Concept 4: Original Works

  • PO 1. Create innovative products or projects using digital tools to express original ideas.

  • PO 2. Use digital collaborative tools to synthesize information, produce original works, and express ideas. 

  • Virtual Worlds

  • DIY Project

  • Arduino

  • Slam Poetry

  • Citizen Science

  • CSnap

 

 

 

 

Strand 2: Communication and Collaboration

Concepts

Activity Name

  • Concept 1: Effective Communications and Digital Interactions

  • PO 1. Collaborate with peers, experts, or others in the global community employing a variety of digital tools to share findings and/or publish in a variety of ways.

  • Concept 2: Models and Simulations

  • PO 1. Predict and test the relationships amongst interdependent elements of a digital model, simulation or system.

  • PO 2. Propose or create a model, simulation, or system.

  • PO 3. Predict how one system operates by comparing it to multiple systems, digital models or simulations.

  • Concept 3: Trends and Possibilities

  • PO 1. Analyze patterns and trends and their logical links to form inferences, and forecast possibilities providing novel insights.

  • Concept 4: Original Works

  • PO 1. Create innovative products or projects using digital tools to express original ideas.

  • PO 2. Use digital collaborative tools to synthesize information, produce original works, and express ideas.

  • Build a Website

  • Blog

  • Podcast

  • DIY Projects

  • Critical Media

  • Slam Poetry

 

 

 

 

Strand 3: Research and Information Literacy

Concepts

Activity Name

  • Concept 1: Planning

  • PO 1. Identify and defend effective key words, phrases, and strategies for conducting information searches.

  • PO 2. Evaluate diverse information sources.

  • Concept 2: Processing

  • PO 1. Locate and synthesize information utilizing advanced search strategies including a variety of search engines, metadata search engines, deep web searches and databases.

  • PO 2. Defend the authority of primary and/or secondary sources used in research.

  • PO 3. Evaluate information identifying facts, opinions, bias, inaccurate and misleading information by analyzing multiple sources.

  • PO 4. Synthesize research information to create new understanding and innovative solutions.

  • PO 5. Apply ethical use of information and media by respecting the principles of copyrights, intellectual freedom and property rights, using information and media technology responsibly, and citing resources appropriately. 

  • DIY Projects

  • CSnap

  • Slam Poetry

  • How to be a Director

  • Alice Dance Party

 

 

 

 

Strand 4: Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making

Concepts

Activity Name

  • Concept 1: Investigation

  • PO 1. Write essential questions to investigate a complex (multi-step) issue using digital tools and resources.

  • Concept 2: Exploring Solutions

  • PO 1. Plan and manage an individual learning project that collects multiple data sets from diverse sources, creating planning adjustments and course corrections from the knowledge gained.

  • PO 2. Present defendable solutions and make decisions from multiple perspectives using collected resources and data.

  • DIY Projects

  • CSnap

  • Virtual Worlds

  • Citizen Science

 

 

 

 

Strand 5: Digital Citizenship

Concepts

Activity Name

  • Concept 1: Safety and Ethics

  • PO 1. Determine when it is appropriate and safe to use various personal digital devices.

  • PO 2. Describe strategies to deal with cyber-bullying situations.

  • PO 3. Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of digital tools as defined by school board policy and procedures.

  • PO 4. Demonstrate safe online communication practices regarding personal information.

  • PO 5. Analyze and compare how web advertising influences consumer choices.

  • PO 6. Advocate and exhibit legal and ethical behavior when using technology.

  • Concept 2: Leadership for Digital Citizenship

  • PO 1. Exhibit digital citizenship by consistently leading by example and advocating social and civic responsibility to others.

  • Concept 3: Impact of Technology

  • PO 1. Develop a possible technological solution for a contemporary issue.

  • Critical Media

  • Virtual Bodies

  • Cyberbullying

  • Hate Speech

  • Overexposed

  • Does it Matter Who Has Your Data

  • Internet Privacy

  • Virtual Bodies

  • Online Interactions

 

 

 

 

Strand 6: Technology Operations and Concepts

Concepts

Activity Name

  • Concept 1: Understanding

  • PO 1. Describe how the components of a system are integrated using appropriate terminology.

  • PO 2. Define and apply knowledge of various technical process terms.

  • PO 3. Choose technology applications appropriate for the audience and task.

  • PO 4. Recognize and demonstrate ergonomically safe and sound use of equipment.

  • PO 5. Investigate and evaluate physical risks of using digital technology.

  • Concept 2: Applications

  • PO 1. Demonstrate speed and accuracy using appropriate data entry tools.

  • PO 2. Compose a multiple section document that applies the most appropriate media and advanced formatting.

  • PO 3. Use spreadsheets to calculate, graph, organize, and present data in a variety of real-world settings.

  • PO 4. Use database features to export, organize, compile, and output data.

  • PO 5. Compose media for the web with interactive capabilities.

  • PO 6. Create, evaluate and critique web structure and content.

  • PO 7. Use network protocols for moving files and secure web access.

  • Concept 3: Problem Solving

  • PO 1. Identify and use online help and other support to learn about features of hardware, software, and connectivity as well as to assess and resolve problems.

  • Concept 4: Transfer of Knowledge

  • PO 1. Transfer understanding of current technologies to new and novel learning situations.

  • CSnap

  • Virtual Worlds

  • Alice

  • Global Water Curriculum

  • Arduino