Educational Technology Skills for Students K-12
Several international, national, state, and local organizations publish skills and concepts our students should know. Here you will find links to technology skills from groups recognized as influential in this area.International standards: International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards for StudentsISTE Student Profiles: Profiles for Technology Literate StudentsBISD curriculum standards will be regularly reviewed to verify alignment to state and national standards and the integration of technology.
Assessment of Technology Skills and KnowledgeSkills and knowledge for technology are incorporated into the learning process in the classroom and are taught in technology-specific courses, such as Technology Education in Career and Technical Education (CTE) at the middle school, and AP Computer Science, Architectural Drafting, and Digital Design at the high school level. As part of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) initiative, robotics and programming opportunities are present at all of our schools.Students participate in state OSPI-Developed Assessments in Social Studies in grades 5, 8 and 11. The Educational Technology Assessment is embedded within the successful completion of the Social Studies Assessment. Instruction in the educational skills and inclusion in the social studies assessments is overseen by the teacher-librarians and social studies teachers who administer the OSPI-Developed Assessments.