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Sixth Grade Anchors

ISTE NETS for Students
A. Creativity & Innovation
B. Communication & Collaboration
C. Research & Information Fluency
D. Critical Thinking, Decision Making & Problem Solving
E. Digital Citizenship
F. Technology Operations & Concepts
1. Create an advanced original media-rich product.
2. Use simulations and/or graphic organizers
1. Demonstrate the use of networks to manage and access information.
2. Participate in a cooperative online learning project
1. Identify an appropriate research topic/question.
2. Evaluate the integrity of information and/or websites.
3. Cite resources for information collected.
4. Enhance and use Boolean search strategies.
5. Use applications to organize information and then present the research
1. Identify and investigate a question and generate possible solutions using digital tools and resources.
2. Collect, organize, and analyze data to evaluate theories or test hypotheses using multiple digital tools and resources.
3. Plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project
1. Adhere to copyright laws and site sources
2. Investigate, discuss, and explain why computers, networks, and information must be protected from viruses, vandalism, and intrusion, both malicious and mischievous.
3. Investigate and identify key concepts associated with responsible and safe Internet choices and behaviors as they pertain to: providing personal information, screen names and passwords, online communication methods.
4. Investigate and identify key concepts associated with Internet predators: Key characteristics, grooming process, proactive techniques to reduce risk.
5. Identify acceptable and unacceptable uses of social networking (cyberbullying)
6.Signs and follows Acceptable Use Policy
1. Use and practice the keyboard as a tool to enter letters, numbers, and words.
2. Use appropriate grade level applications