2012 Results of Curriculum Alignment with MEMO Information and Technology Literacy Standards

2012 Results of Curriculum Alignment with MEMO Information and Technology Literacy - Grades 3-5 - Staff aligned standards developed by the Minnesota Educational Media Organization to our present curriculum. Those benchmarks that need to be supplemented or addressed are shown in the table below. To view a copy of the complete set of standards, view them at: http://memotech.ning.com/page/memo-information-and

Standard/Benchmark

Teacher needs to supplement

Needs outside supplement

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

II. A. 1. Distinguish between primary and secondary sources

Need to supplement curriculum

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

II Gather.A.2. Find information in print, non-print, and digital resources using a variety of strategies

Need to supplement

     

  • Book tools to find information effectively (glossary, table of contents, etc)

Library time

     

  • Dewey Decimal system for nonfiction

     

     

  • Alphabetical order to locate fiction books

     

     

  • Keyword, author, title, and subject searches in an online catalog

     

     

  • Boolean AND in a search

     

     

  • Children’s online databases

     

     

  • General search engines (Google and Yahoo) by 5th grade

     

     

  • Search by keyword or phrase

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

II Gather.B.1. Demonstrate the ability to access a public library catalog online and search for materials

Library time

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

II.GatherB.2. Identify additional resources for information

Need to supplement

– need resources (ie Historical Society, College library, people interviews)

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

IIGather.C.1.Compare two or more sources to evaluate for bias, completeness and purpose

Need to supplement

– need resources

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

II. Gather. E 1. Identify source of information before taking notes

Need to supplement

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

II. Gather E.2. Take notes from various sources, linking its information to its source

Need to supplement

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

II. Gather. E.3. While taking notes, identify and organize topics

 

Need to supplement

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

II.Gather.E.4 Use charts and graphic organizers to record information

Need to supplement

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

III. Draw conclusions and offer solutions.A.1. Locate common ideas across sources

Need to supplement

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

III. Draw conclusions and offer solutions.A.2. Connect new information with prior knowledge

Need to supplement

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

III. Draw conclusions and offer solutions.A.3. Use graphic organizers and note-taking tools to manage information gathered

Need to supplement

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

III. Draw conclusions and offer solutions.C.1. Identify gaps in information and questions remaining

Need to supplement –

need resources

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

III. Draw conclusions and offer solutions. C.2. Identify ways to find the information needed to answer remaining questions

Need to supplement-

need resources

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

III. Draw conclusions and offer solutions.D.1. Transfer prior knowledge of organization of information to new resources (databases, website structure)

Need to supplement

Library time – website structure

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

III. Draw conclusions and offer solutions.D.2. Identify similarities and differences between print and online resources

Need to supplement

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

IV. Communicate. A. 1. Identify differences between work to be handed in to the teacher, to share with other students, for parents, or for online use

Need to supplement

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

IV. Communicate. B.1. Present their learning through oral, written, and audio/visual methods

Need to supplement

Computer class – powerpoint/ipad

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

IV. Communicate. B.2. Create presentations that demonstrate organization, creativity and design

Need to supplement

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

IV. Communicate.C.2. Communicate ideas using a variety of media and formats

Need to supplement –

need resources for media

Inquiry, Research, and Problem Solving

V. Evaluate. A.2. Use a self assessment tool to evaluate their work and the process

Need to supplement - rubrics

Expanding Literacies: Read, view, listen and communicate in any format for a variety of purposes.

I. Foundational knowledge/skills. A. 5. Identify topics, facts, and supporting details in non-fiction material

Need to supplement – do more in classrooms

Expanding Literacies: Read, view, listen and communicate in any format for a variety of purposes.

 

Foundational knowledge/skills. B. 1. Use the online catalog to search for material by title, author, and subject

Could teach in library skills time with librarian.

Expanding Literacies: Read, view, listen and communicate in any format for a variety of purposes.

 

Foundational knowledge/skills. B. 2. Access online resources from a variety of sources.

Teach in computer class. *Need to make a list of accepted online resources on BMS website for E2 and Erdkinder

Expanding Literacies: Read, view, listen and communicate in any format for a variety of purposes

 

Foundational knowledge/skills. D.1. Articulate appreciation for qualities found in literature. . D. 2. Recognize other cultures and their unique perspectives. D.3. Compare and contrast elements found in a variety of literature. D.4. Recognize the differences between the roles of authors and illustrators. D.5. Recognize the criteria-based local, state, national, and international awards for print, non-print, and multi-media indicate quality works.

Supplement in classroom instruction

Provide more in library instruction time

Expanding Literacies: Read, view, listen and communicate in any format for a variety of purposes

 

. Collaboration. B.2. Communicate ideas effectively using a variety of media and formats. B.3. Access and contribute to online learning communities. B.4. Use collaborative electronic authoring tools.

Computer/technology class

Expanding Literacies: Read, view, listen and communicate in any format for a variety of purposes

. Creativity. A.1. Identify a variety of formats to communicate ideas. A.2. Select the best format to communicate learning in identified situation

Staff felt curriculum was sufficient for written or print media, but need supplemental resources and instruction in multimedia and audo formats

Expanding Literacies: Read, view, listen and communicate in any format for a variety of purposes.

 

Creativity. B.2. Tell a story using an audio or video recording tool.

Need additional resources and instruction in audio and video ((iPad, flip camera)

Expanding Literacies: Read, view, listen and communicate in any format for a variety of purposes

 

. Reflection/evaluation. A.2. Identify ways to adapt to changes in information formats.

Supplement curriculum

Expanding Literacies: Read, view, listen and communicate in any format for a variety of purposes

 

. Reflection/evaluation. C.1. Identify new formats in information. C.2. Apply literacy skills across multiple formats.

Supplement curriculum

Technology Use and Concepts: explore multiple technologies, evaluate their suitability for the desired educational or personal task, and apply the tools needed.

Use of Technology. A.1. learn password security and the importance of personal digital safety. . A.2. Save and retrieve documents from designated school folders as instructed. . A.3. Explore and apply a variety of technology resources to complete learning tasks. . A.4 Learn strategies to avoid damage and waste of supplies, i.e. print preview

Teachers need to teach safety aspect and reinforce in classrooms.

Computer course

Technology Use and Concepts: explore multiple technologies, evaluate their suitability for the desired educational or personal task, and apply the tools needed.

 

Use of Technology . . B.3 Open, name, save to appropriate locations, and print documents with direction. . B.4 Follow the classroom procedures for all technology equipment use

Computer course

Technology Use and Concepts: explore multiple technologies, evaluate their suitability for the desired educational or personal task, and apply the tools needed.

Use of Technology . C. 1. Select from a teacher approved list to address content related tasks and problems. . C.2 Demonstrate how to use various software programs to communicate ideas

Need to develop teacher approved list

Computer course

Technology Use and Concepts: explore multiple technologies, evaluate their suitability for the desired educational or personal task, and apply the tools needed.

Use of Technology. D.1. Seek assistance to trouble shoot technical problems

Teachers need instruction in this area as well.

Computer course

Technology Use and Concepts: explore multiple technologies, evaluate their suitability for the desired educational or personal task, and apply the tools needed.

Use of Technology. E.1. Build word processing proficiency. . E.2 Learn to capture, create and modify audio and visual images. . E.3. Learn spreadsheet programs to record and display data. . E.4. Use idea mapping software to demonstrate understanding of concepts. E.5. Understand and use blogs and wikis and post comments on line

Computer course

Technology Use and Concepts: explore multiple technologies, evaluate their suitability for the desired educational or personal task, and apply the tools needed.

Technology concepts. A.1. Understand similar commands/keystrokes in different software programs. A.2. Recognize common terminology, icons, and symbols related to current technology and apply to new technologies. A.3. Apply search commands from one resource to another.

Computer course

Technology Use and Concepts: explore multiple technologies, evaluate their suitability for the desired educational or personal task, and apply the tools needed.

Technology concepts. B.1. Participate in age appropriate opportunities for open-ended exploration of applications and technologies. B.2. Explain what they have learned from their exploration. B.3. Navigate in virtual environments such as blogs and wikis, with assistance and supervision as needed.

Computer course

Technology Use and Concepts: explore multiple technologies, evaluate their suitability for the desired educational or personal task, and apply the tools needed.

Technology concepts. C.1. Understand that technology is not static (work is gone if erased)

Teachers need to reinforce in classroom

Computer course

Ethical Participation in a Global Society: participate productively in the global learning community and demonstrate safe, ethical, legal and responsible behavior in the use of information and technology.

 

Foundational knowledge/skills. A.1. Follow the school rules for computer and equipment use. A.2. Understand the privileges and responsibilities as outlined in the Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) of their school. A.3. Learn concepts of copyright materials.

Rules need to be developed. AUP needs to be developed. AUP needs to be taught on first day of class and all students need to sign. Parents need to be sent copy of AUP. Copyright concepts needs to be reinforced in present curriculum as well as taught in class.

Computer course

Ethical Participation in a Global Society: participate productively in the global learning community and demonstrate safe, ethical, legal and responsible behavior in the use of information and technology.

Foundational knowledge/skills. C.1. Explain reasons to cite materials properly. C.2. Learn different methods with which to cite materials. (CitationMaker, NoodleBib, EasyBib, other online tools)

Teacher need materials and instruction so they can support in classroom

Computer course

Ethical Participation in a Global Society: participate productively in the global learning community and demonstrate safe, ethical, legal and responsible behavior in the use of information and technology.

Foundational knowledge/skills. D.1. Limit personal information disclosed online. D.2. use secure passwords. D.3. Seek permission before displaying information or images of others

Need to teach safety in all levels in classroom. Need materials.

Computer course

Ethical Participation in a Global Society: participate productively in the global learning community and demonstrate safe, ethical, legal and responsible behavior in the use of information and technology.

 

Foundational knowledge/skills. E.1. Learn tools which protect their privacy and respect the privacy of others. E.2. Explain why private identity information should not be communicated without permission of a teacher or parent/guardian. E.3. Not use technologies to bully, intimidate, malign or otherwise harass others.

VERY IMPORTANT that teachers get materials and curriculum materials to teach and support in classroom also

Computer course

Ethical Participation in a Global Society: participate productively in the global learning community and demonstrate safe, ethical, legal and responsible behavior in the use of information and technology.

Collaboration. A. 1. Distinguish between online and face-to-face contacts and demonstrate safe behavior when communicating online. A.2. Demonstrate responsibility and respect for collaborative content.

Teachers need to have conversations with students.

Ethical Participation in a Global Society: participate productively in the global learning community and demonstrate safe, ethical, legal and responsible behavior in the use of information and technology.

Creativity. A.1. Understand that there are features unique to publishing material on the internet such as permanence and wide accessibility.

Teachers need to add into present curriculum

Ethical Participation in a Global Society: participate productively in the global learning community and demonstrate safe, ethical, legal and responsible behavior in the use of information and technology.

Reflection/evaluation. A. 1. Follow school rules when using personal technology. A.2. Follow classroom rules instructing when technology use is acceptable. A.3. Respect others in the surrounding area when using personal technologies.

Need to write and implement consequences.

Ethical Participation in a Global Society: participate productively in the global learning community and demonstrate safe, ethical, legal and responsible behavior in the use of information and technology.

Reflection/evaluation. A.1. Learn different types of assistive technologies and their impact on individuals. A.2. Respect that students may use different technological tools for their specific needs. A.3. Explain positive and negative aspects of anonymity.

Teachers need to have conversations within classrooms