Digital Literacy Instruction

Updated on Wed, 09/27/2017 - 3:11pm

Digital literacy instruction in Adams 12 Five Star Schools addresses the skills that our students need to be productive, successful citizens in the 21st century. Digital Literacy includes:

  • Information Literacy - ­ the ability to find relevant information; the ability to evaluate information for reliability and validity; the ability to use information to draw conclusions or create a product
  • Technology Literacy ­-  the ability to select and use a variety of software, applications, mobile devices, and online tools and programs to produce digital products
  • Digital Citizenship ­- the ability to use technology (online programs and sites, computers, and mobile devices) appropriately and responsibly

Digital Literacy Skills

Instructional Technology and Library Services department has identified digital literacy skills for students in grades K­-12. The standards found on the Digital Literacy Skills Matrix are meant to ensure that all students in Adams 12 Five Star Schools have opportunities to develop the digital literacy skills that will make them successful students and citizens in a world that relies on digital processes and resources.

Student Use of Computers, the Internet and Electronic Communications

For information on district policy regarding student use of computers, the Internet and electronic communications, please review District Policy 5035.