Technology Standards for Education
Technology Standards for Education
ISTE Standards for Teachers
: Facilitate individualized student learning and inspire creativity to solve authentic problems with technology. :pencil2:
Connection: ISTE expects teachers to use technology to inspire students' creativity, and so students can make good use of technology to generate authentic solutions.
Digital age learning
: Create digital learning experiences for students. :pencil2:
Connection: According to the LTPF, all teachers and students should have access to digital learning environments. Therefore, ISTE expects all teachers are capable to create digital learning experiences for students.
Digital age work
: Demonstrate fluency and effectiveness in technology use.
: Keep learning to improve their professional practice. :pencil2:
Connection: Both LTPF and ISTE expect teachers to have continual professional development to use technology effectively.
: Exhibit legal and ethical behaviour as a digital citizen. :pencil2:
Connection: ISTE standards expect both teachers and students to be responsible digital citizens. Teachers should model as a moral digital user so that they can have positive influence on their students.
ISTE Standards for Students
: use technology to broaden their perspectives and collaborate with others, locally and globally.
Connection:Both ICT and ISTE expect students to use communication technology to collaborate with others.
: construct knowledge, and make meaningful learning experiences for themselves and others.
: communicate clearly and express themselves creatively using the appropriate digital media to meet personal goals.
: Engage in positive, legal and ethical behaviours when using technology.
Connection: Both ICT and ISTE Standards expect students to demonstrate positive and moral behaviours when using technology, such as social media.
: use a varieties of technology to design authentic solutions and generate innovative ideas or artifacts.
Connection: Both ICT and ISTE view technology as a tool to help students to solve authentic problems.
Learning and Technology Policy Framework
: Use technology to provide authentic and individualized education for all students.
Connection: Both LTPF and ISTE view technology as a tool to provide a more individualized education to adjust to all students' need.
Research and innovation
: Stay current with educational technology research and sustain innovation in education.
: Develop, maintain and apply the KSAs (knowledge, skills and attributes) that enable teachers, administrators and other education professionals to use technology effectively.
: government and school authorities establish policies that cultivate innovation and support student-centred learning with the use of technology.
Connection: Both LTPF and ICT state that appropriate technology should be infused in the classrooms to provide student-centred learning.
: all students, teachers and other education professionals have access to digital learning environments with appropriate devices and reliable digital infrastructure.
Information and Communication Technology
Infused within other courses
: the ICT curriculum is meant to infuse within core courses and programs, but not to stand alone.
Connection: ICT suggests that technology should be infused in other courses. Meanwhile, ISTE expects all teachers to be capable to use technology fluently in their classrooms. In other words, teachers are expected to infuse appropriate technology to improve student learning experience.
A way of doing things
: although technology is often complicated, it is just a way of doing things, which is meant be a more effective way to improve student learning.
Communicating, inquiring, decision making and problem solving
: students are expected to communicate information between different technologies, assess information critically, and apply their knowledge and skills to solve real-life problems.
Processes for productivity
: Students will organise and manipulate data, and to use communication technology to collaborate with others.
Foundational operations, knowledge and concepts
: students will use technologies safely and ethically, and to be able to facilitate basic telecommunication and multimedia technology operations.