Technology Standards of Education
Technology Standards of Education
ISTE Standards for Teachers 2008
Facilitation of student learning and creativity
Student learning and understanding of technological competencies are positioned at the forefront
: Teachers will use their technological knowledge to foster student creativity and position learning in the position of the student.
Use technology functionally
Students will learn functional and productive technological applications from the use of educational technology
: Teachers provide and design digital learning opportunities and experiences to promote the student use of technological tools for functionality.
Ability to model digital skills in society
Ability to use technological skills and knowledge outside of the classroom
: Teachers are expected to be able to take their technological skills to use in general society through interactions with parents and students.
Model digital citizenship
Both teachers and students must be cognizant of the issues associated with using educational technology and use technology ethically, responsibly and safely
: Teachers are able to understand the global issues present in the technological world and are able to demonstrate ethical behaviour in their conduct.
Engage in professional growth and leadership
Engaging in professional development allows teachers to effectively integrate educational technology
: By using digital integration in the classroom, teachers can continuously exhibit leadership roles and engage in professional development in the school and the community.
ISTE Standards for Students 2016
Students must acknowledge the issues associated with using technology and must be able to demonstrate safe and responsible ways of using technology for learning.
: Students use technology to create innovative and imaginative solutions to problems.
Technology allows educational professionals and students to research and develop innovative solutions to problems
Students use technology to effectively communicate themselves creatively through varied platforms.
The use of technology fosters student creativity
- Employing strategies for implementing problem solving and critical thinking skills
Implementation of critical and analytical thinking strategies and techniques.
Students use digital tools to acquire new knowledge.
The use of technological tools supports the process of acquiring new knowledge.
Learning and Technology Policy Framework
Student Centered Learning
: Educational technology supports student centered, personalized learning.
Research and Innovation
: Educational professionals use technological research to advance innovations in education.
: Teachers can engage in professional development opportunities to utilize technology effectively in their classrooms.
Teachers can compliment the use of educational technology by taking up leadership roles
: Teachers take on leadership roles to advocate for technology for student learning.
Technology is supported:
Ensuring reliable and equitable access to technology and maintaining an active support of the use of technology in Alberta's education system.
ICT Program of Studies
Embarking in the use of technology for the methods of collaborating, inquiring, decision making and problem solving.
Conscientious awareness and use of technology
- Students will understand the immense role of technology and how to approach it safely, ethically and responsibly..
Both teachers and students understand the issues associated with using technology and understand and demonstrate ethical behaviour in the face of difficulty
Students understand the impact of technology and demonstrate a discerning approach towards the use of technology
Processes for productivity and functionality
:The process of acquiring the knowledge and skills to effectively utilize a variety of functional, productivity techniques and applications.
Technology is not a standalone:
: Technology is not intended to stand alone but rather should be viewed as pervasive and thus infused into core subjects.
The use of technology in society
: Students are expected to be able to engage in further study and apply their technological knowledge to understand and solve real life problems outside of those in the classroom.