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Technology Literacy

How can students become technology literate while learning language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, and fine arts? Embed this curriculum in middle school courses to address NETS•S standards in active, hands-on extended projects that cross three grade levels.

  • Embed technology literacy in the core curriculum for students ages 11-15
  • Create opportunities for authentic research, writing, and communication
  • Encourage critical thinking, decision making, and problem solving
Describe the Technology

Describe with Technology

In the first two projects of Technology Literacy, students research complex topics, write narrative essays, collect and analyze data to think critically about their topics, and produce publications.

Explain the Technology

Explain with Technology

In the second two projects of Technology Literacy, students research complex topics, write expository essays to explain their topics, collect and analyze data to make decisions, and deliver multimedia presentations to explain their decisions.

Persuade with Technology

Persuade with Technology

In the final two projects of Technology Literacy, students research complex topics, write persuasive essays to support their positions, collect and analyze data to solve problems, and choose appropriate technologies to communicate their solutions.

Technology Literacy

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Learn about implementing Technology Literacy projects in your classroom or computer lab.

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NETS•S Seal of Alignment

Technology Literacy meets indicators in all six ISTE National Educational Technology Standards for Students (NETS•S)!

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