Using, creating and evaluating a variety of technologies.

PYP MYP DP
Tool Literacy- Using, evaluating, creating, communicating, collaborating with a variety of technologies.  1. Explore new technologies.2. Recognize a tool’s purpose.

3. Recognize that a variety of tools exist.

4. Troubleshoot problems proactively.

5. Save and retrieve files in appropriate locations, while understanding how to save and manage file versions.

6. Export files.

7. Use models and simulations to enhance learning.

8. Use technology to learn independently.

9. Recognize that technologies change.

1. Adopt and adapt to new technologies. Transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies.2. Use technologies to product desired product and justify the choice of the tool.

3. Evaluate and select the right tool set of criteria and against a range of similar tools already familiar with.

4. Troubleshoot any problems proactively.

5. Save files in appropriate locations, while understanding how to save and manage file versions.

6. Export and convert files for different platforms and publish to various devices.

7. Manipulate variables with models and simulations to enhance learning.

8. Use technology to manage learning independently.

9. Identify trends and forecast possibilities. Recognize that technological change is a constant.

1. Innovatively and creatively embrace new technologies.2. Demonstrate expertise of tool use for the creation of an intended product. See potential uses outside of the intended use.

3. Create and customize tools based on the the need of the intended product and audience.

4. Anticipate likely issues.

5. Back-up files in multiple locations. Understand the implication of various storage locations (local vs cloud).

6. Export and convert files for different platforms and publish to various devices.

7. Explain the values of models and simulations.

8. Seek new ways to use technology to improve personal learning.

9. Independently forecast the possible future adaptation of tools.

Core Tools:

Primary

  • WordPress – Used by teachers to disseminate information to students, parents and colleagues

Secondary

  • ManageBac
  • Geogebra