Digital Literacy


Instructor

Kristin Kailey
kaileyk@billingsschools.org

Debbie Tucker
tuckerd@billingsschools.org

Joe Astle
astlej@billingsschools.org


 

Key Elements

  • Internet Safety
  • Relationship & Communication Etiquette
  • Typing Skills
  • Effective Searching & Evaluation of Sources
  • GAFE Suite
  • Troubleshooting
  • Online Publishing
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Coding Introduction
  • Capstone

Essential Requirements

  • A student must use digital tools and resources for problem solving and decision making. 
  • A student must collaborate and communicate globally in a digital environment. 
  • A student must apply digital tools and skills with creativity and innovation to express his/herself, construct knowledge and develop products and processes. 
  • A student must possess a functional understanding of technology concepts and operations

DIG IT

(DIGITAL  LITERACY I)

Grade 6
Being literate in the digital world goes beyond using devices for social media or watching videos. Digital literacy means having the skills, understanding, and knowledge to utilize a range of technology for varied purposes. The goals of the Dig IT course are to teach students digital literacy and prepare them for future success.  As a result of taking this course, students will be able to strategically evaluate digital content, collaborate in virtual spaces, connect globally, and efficiently produce and share original work. Work will be documented and shared with an authentic audience utilizing a digital format.