Georgia Department of Education ~ K-8 NETS-S Scope and SequenceApprovedX=Exposed.......... I=Introduced.........D=Developed..........M=MasteredExposed – Teachers will demonstrate the element as a part of a technology integrated classroom.Introduced – Teachers will introduce the element in whole group or small group settings. Mastery is not expected at this time.Developed – Students are expected to begin to develop mastery of element with assistance.Mastered – Students are expected to master element independently.

1. Creativity and Innovation

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Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology. Students:


a. Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.

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b. Create original works as a means of personal or group expression.

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c. Use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues.

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d. Identify trends and forecast possibilities.

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2. Communication and Collaboration

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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. Students:


a. Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.

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b. Communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.

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c. Develop cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures.

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d. Contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems.

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3. Research and Information Fluency

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Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information. Students:


a. Plan strategies to guide inquiry.

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b. Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.

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c. Evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks.

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d. Process data and report results.

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4. Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making

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Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources. Students:


a. Identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigation.

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b. Plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project.

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c. Collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions.

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d. Use multiple processes and diverse perspectives to explore alternative solutions.

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5. Digital Citizenship

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Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior. Students:


a. Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology.

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b. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.

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c. Demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning.

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d. Exhibit leadership for digital citizenship.

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6. Technology Operations and Concepts

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Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations. Students:


a. Understand and use technology systems.

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b. Select and use applications effectively and productively.

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c. Troubleshoot systems and applications.

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d. Transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies

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