The use of technology and digital tools requires knowledge and appropriate use of operations and related applications.
Construct a spreadsheet, enter data, and use mathematical or logical functions to manipulate data, generate charts and graphs, and interpret the results.
Produce and edit a multi-page document for a commercial or professional audience using desktop publishing and/or graphics software.
Participate in online courses, learning communities, social networks, or virtual worlds and recognize them as resources for lifelong learning.
Create a personalized digital portfolio that contains a résumé, exemplary projects, and activities, which together reflect personal and academic interests, achievements, and career aspirations.
The use of digital tools and media-rich resources enhances creativity and the construction of knowledge.
Design and pilot a digital learning game to demonstrate knowledge and skills related to one or more content areas or a real world situation.
Digital tools and environments support the learning process and foster collaboration in solving local or global issues and problems.
Develop an innovative solution to a complex, local or global problem or issue in collaboration with peers and experts, and present ideas for feedback in an online community.
Technological advancements create societal concerns regarding the practice of safe, legal, and ethical behaviors.
Evaluate policies on unauthorized electronic access (e.g., hacking) and disclosure and on dissemination of personal information.
Demonstrate appropriate use of copyrights as well as fair use and Creative Commons guidelines.
Compare and contrast international government policies on filters for censorship.
Explain the impact of cyber crimes on society.
Effective use of digital tools assists in gathering and managing information.
Develop a systematic plan of investigation with peers and experts from other countries to produce an innovative solution to a state, national, or worldwide problem or issue.
Predict the impact on society of unethical use of digital tools, based on research and working with peers and experts in the field.
Information accessed through the use of digital tools assists in generating solutions and making decisions.
Select and use specialized databases for advanced research to solve real-world problems.
Analyze the capabilities and limitations of current and emerging technology resources and assess their potential to address educational, career, personal, and social needs.