Educational Technology - (Grades 6-8)
All students should have opportunities to demonstrate the following performances as a consequence of learning about other core content. Students will be assessed during the spring of their 7th or 8th grade year. The assessment will include a keyboarding skill test, a technology literacy self-assessment, and the inclusion of at least two pieces of student work in an electronic portfolio.
Numbers in parentheses following each performance indicator refer to the standards category to which the performance is linked.
The categories are: (See Preface for more detail)
Prior to completion of Grade 8 students will:
Core Standards of the Course
Design, develop, publish and present products (e.g., Web pages, videotapes) using technology resources that demonstrate and communicate curriculum concepts to audiences inside and outside the classroom. (4,5,6)
Collaborate with peers, experts, and others using telecommunications and collaborative tools to investigate curriculum-related problems, issues, and information, and to develop solutions or products for audiences inside and outside the classroom. (4, 5)
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