Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:75 minutes

Grades:5-8

Score Type:Mixed Graded

Work completed by a student will be graded through a variety of scoring options including participation, student self-assessment and teacher assessment via rubric to provide flexibility with the type of grade sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook. Student work may include opened-ended questions, correct/incorrect responses, a final product and/or a self-assessment

Available Language: English


Vocabulary: Administrator, Delete, Ethics, Graphics, Messaging, Moderator, Share Option, Social Media, Web Blog


Objectives:

  • Students determine appropriate format for distributing information.
  • Students demonstrate how to enter information on social media.
  • Students demonstrate how to modify existing social media to remove unwanted posts and comments.
  • Students demonstrate how to insert pictures and videos on social media.
  • Students organize, manage, sort, and share information on social media.
  • Students organize thoughts and information in easy-to-read-and-understand formats.
  • Students customize their page layout to better convey their message to a large audience.
  • Students apply critical-thinking skills to demonstrate understanding of appropriate social media behavior.
  • Students apply problem-solving skills to identify ethically appropriate social media behavior.
  • Students understand the permanence of posting information on social media.
  • Students utilize social media to make everyday projects available to large audiences.
  • Students demonstrate an understanding of navigation of social media by assigning administrative and moderator roles and appropriately editing social media content.

Subjects:

Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology Use 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology Use 

Audience Definition 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Audience Definition 

Awareness of / Adjust For

Language Arts > Writing > Purposeful Writing > Audience > Awareness of / Adjust For

Communication to Others

Library Media > Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others

Communication to Others 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others 

Create Communication Products 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Communication Products 

Create Presentations 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Presentations 

Development of Safe Interactive Environments 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Development of Safe Interactive Environments 

Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Student Projects/Presentations > Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

Library Media > Information Literacy > Student Use - Digital Media > Student Projects/Presentations > Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

Form Opinion Orally or in Writing

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Respond Nonfiction > Form Opinion Orally or in Writing

Group Work / Discussions

Language Arts > Writing > Shared Collaborative Writing > Group Work / Discussions

Interactive Use 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Interactive Use 

Internet

Science > Concepts and Processes > Tools / Instruments > Software Tools > Internet

Online collaboration 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Online collaboration 

Personal Safety / Use / Online

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Computer Science > Personal Safety / Use / Online

Responsible Use

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship > Responsible Use

Scoring Guides

Language Arts > Writing > General > Rubrics > Scoring Guides

Security Options 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Security Options 

Social Media

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Social Media

Social Networking 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Social Networking 

Student Collaboration 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Student Collaboration 

Student Communication with Others 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Student Communication with Others 

Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

User Interactions 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > User Interactions 
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EXCEEDS (4)MEETS (3)APPROACHES (2)DOES NOT MEET (1)
Directions and ParticipationThe student followed all directions and went above and beyond in answering all questions in the assignment.The student followed all directions and answered all questions in the assignment.The student followed most directions and answered most questions in the assignment.The student did not follow directions or answer the questions in the assignment.
Required Final Product ComponentsThe final product includes additional elements to enhance the assignment beyond the required components.The final product includes all components required by the assignment.The final product includes most of the components required by the assignment.The final product does not demonstrate the components required by the assignment.
Organization and OriginalityThe final product is exceptionally well designed, includes additional elements, contains no spelling, grammar or punctuation mistakes and reveals student’s creative insights into the assignment.The final product is neat, includes all components required by the assignment, contains minimal spelling, grammar or punctuation mistakes and includes some creative elements.The final product is adequate but lacks neatness and creativity, contains some spelling, grammar and punctuation mistakes and is missing required components.The final product is not neat or creative, is missing required components and contains many spelling, grammar or punctuation mistakes.
Digital Literacy Skills ApplicationThe final product clearly demonstrates an accurate and deep level of understanding of the concept.The final product demonstrates an accurate and appropriate level of understanding of the concept.The final product demonstrates some understanding of the concept.The final product demonstrates little to no understanding of the concept.

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