Technology Standards for Students Grades K - 12


United in providing, integrating, and supporting technology to positively impact & maximize learning for all students.


red gemThe words Make It

red gemThe words Share It

blue gem The words Protect It


blue gemThe words Use It


Create & Innovate

Communicate & Collaborate

Exhibit Digital Citizenship

Demonstrate Technology Proficiency

  • Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, processes and products.
  • Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.
  • Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.
  • Understand and use technology vocabulary and systems.
  • Create original works as a means of personal or group expression.
  • Communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.
  • Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology.
  • Select and use applications effectively and productively.
  • Use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues.
  • Develop cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures.
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning.
  • Troubleshoot systems and applications.
  • Identify trends and forecast possibilities.
  • Contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems.
  • Exhibit leadership for digital citizenship.
  • Transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies.

red gem The words Find It

red gem   The words Solve It



Think Critically,

Solve Problems, & Make Decisions

  • Plan strategies to guide inquiry.
  • Identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigation.
  • Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.
  • Plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project.
  • Evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks.
  • Collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions.
  • Process data and report results.
  • Use multiple processes and diverse perspectives to explore alternative solutions.

Gems definitions

Specific grade level standards documents are being developed, and they will be posted in the near future.