Technology Standards for Education

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Technology Standards for Education by Mind Map: Technology Standards for Education

1. Students: Empowered Learner - Students will understand the basics of operating technology and will use technology while striving to achieve educational goals.

2. Students: Digital Citizen - Students will behave in a responsible and ethical manner in the "digital world" and they will understand the importance of doing so.

3. Students: Innovative Designer - Students will employ the use of technology in innovative ways to facilitate their learning.

4. Students: Global Collaborator - Students will use technology to collaborate with others and to think in a more global context.  Students will use technology to work with others "locally and globally".

5. Teachers: Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity - "Digitally confident" teachers will bring their knowledge of technology to the classroom and will use this knowledge to enable student learning and creativity.  Innovation is strongly encouraged.

6. Teachers: Design and Develop Digital Age Learning Experiences and Assessments - Teachers will ensure that students have every opportunity to engage with technology in the classroom and they will develop activities involving technology to help facilitate student learning.

7. Teachers: Model Digital Age Work and Learning - Teachers will use technology to communicate with others (parents, students, other teachers) and will model collaborative processes using technology.

8. Teachers: Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership - Teachers will continue to educate themselves regarding the use of technology in the classroom and they will be strong advocates for the "infusion" of technology in the classroom.

9. Teachers: Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility - Teachers will model responsible and ethical behavior in the "digital world" and they will ensure that students engage in conventional and legal activities regarding technology.  Key words: responsible, ethical, legal.

10. Policy Direction 1: Student-Centered Learning - The "infusion" of technology in the curriculum serves to improve the ability and knowledge of students.

11. Policy Direction 3: Professional Learning - Teachers are responsible for being "digitally confident" in the classroom and they should continue to employ the use of technology in the classroom in effective ways.

12. Policy Direction 5: Access, Infrastructure and Digital Learning Environments - Teachers, administrators and students are provided access to a technologically rich environment as well as efficient technological devises.

13. ICT: P6- Students will use technology to collaborate and communicate with others.

14. ICT: F3- Students will use technology in an ethical manner.

15. ICT: F6 - Students will understand how to operate and work effectively with multiple technologies.

16. Students: Creative Communicator - Students will be able to express their ideas creatively using technological platforms that are most appropriate for achieving their goals.

17. ICT: P3 - Students will be able to communicate using many different modes of technology.

18. ICT: C1 - Students will access and utilize information from different technological sources.

19. Policy Direction 2: Research and Innovation - Teachers and school administrators contribute to technological research in multiple ways in order to support advances in technology.

20. Policy Direction 4: Leadership - Education Leaders are advocates for the use of technology in schools.  These leaders play an active role in ensuring the continued use of technology in institutions of learning.