Technology literacy requires
students to demonstrate new skills
In 2007, CDE rolled out technology
These standards slightly modify
the International Society for
Technology in Educationâ€™s
(ISTE) national education technology
to include design as
an aspect of critical thinking
ISTE national education technology
- Creativity and innovation
Students demonstrate creative
thinking, construct knowledge,
and develop innovative products
and processes using technology.
- Communication and collaboration
Students use digital media and
environments to communicate and
work collaboratively, including
at a distance, to support individual
learning and contribute to the
learning of others.
- Research and information
Students apply digital tools
to gather, evaluate and use information.
- Critical thinking, problem-solving
Students use critical-thinking
skills to plan and conduct research,
manage projects, solve problems
and make informed decisions using
appropriate digital tools and
- Digital citizenship
Students understand human, cultural
and societal issues related to
technology, and practice legal
and ethical behavior.
- Technology operations and
Students demonstrate a sound
understanding of technology concepts,
systems and operations.