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Student Technology Standards

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Make It

Create & Innovate

  • Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, processes and products.
  • Create original works as a means of personal or group expression.
  • Use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues.
  • Identify trends and forecast possibilities.


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Find It


  • Plan strategies to guide inquiry. 
  • Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.
  • Evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks.
  • Process data and report results.


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Share It

Communicate & Collaborate

  • Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media. 
  • Communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.
  • Develop cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures.
  • Contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems.


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Solve It

Think Critically, Solve Problems, & Make Decisions

  • Identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigation.
  • Plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project.
  • Collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions.
  • Use multiple processes and diverse perspectives to explore alternative solutions.
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Protect It

Exhibit Digital Citizenship

  • Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.
  • Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology.
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning.
  • Exhibit leadership for digital citizenship.


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Use It

Demonstrate Technology Proficiency

  • Understand and use technology vocabulary and systems.
  • Select and use applications effectively and productively.
  • Troubleshoot systems and applications.
  • Transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies.



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