Information & Technology Essential Standards- Technology as a Tool

Enduring Understanding DTLVA participants will understand that the Technology as a Tool strand in the Information and Technology Essential Standards outlines the technology skills and knowledge that student should demonstrate in all subject areas.
Essential Questions
What work can students do in your subject area that would demonstrate their mastery of the Technology as a Tool strand?
Knowledge DTLVA participants will understand the technology (software and hardware) available to them to access, organize, and share information.
Skills DTLVA participants will be able to apply fundamental technology skills to access, organize, and share information.
InstructionsIn order to comprehend The Five Pillars of Future-Ready Teaching & Learning model, your tasks are to: 
  • review the chart above that includes the Essential Questions for this module
  • watch the introductory video
  • read and review all "Required Readings & Materials" 
  • complete the assessment. 

Introduction

Required Tasks
  • Log into your DPS Google Apps account ( go to http://docs.dpsnc.net and enter your DPS username and password).  
  • Make a copy of the ITES- Technology as a Tool DTLVA Activity spreadsheet.  Don't know how to make a copy? View this video for help.  
  • Re-title the spreadsheet with your name plus "ITES- Technology as a Tool DTLVA Activity spreadsheet."  For instance, "Jerry Williamson ITES- Technology as a Tool DTLVA Activity spreadsheet."
  • Enter the information required in each column for three subject area objectives (view a completed example for one objective here):
    • Column 1, "Established Goals"- enter an objective from your subject area's standard course of study.
    • Column 2, "ITES Technology as a Tool Goals"- keep them as they are.  They are the generalized goals of the Technology as a Tool strand in the ITES (see the introductory video).  
    • Column 3, "Activities"- explain what students will do to accomplish the subject-area objective.
    • Column 4, "Technology Tool"- choose a tool from the Five Pillars of Future-Ready Teaching and Learning model that would allow students to perform the task in column 3.
    • Column 5, "Other ITES"- list any other ITES strands would be involved, if any, when students work through the activity.  
    • Column 6, "Other ITES Explanation"- explain what is involved in the activity that would allow students demonstrate other ITES strands.  (Note* this column is not mentioned in the video explanation below)
  • Share your completed spreadsheet with "Anyone with the link."
  • Submit the web address of your completed spreadsheet in the form below.

DTLVA Technology as a Tool Activity Completion Form