INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION (ISTE)
FOUNDATIONS IN TECHNOLOGY FOR ALL TEACHERS
Foundations. The ISTE Foundation Standards reflect professional studies in education that provide fundamental concepts and skills for applying information technology in educational settings. All candidates seeking initial certification or endorsements in teacher preparation programs should have opportunities to meet the educational technology foundations standards.
A.Basic Computer/Technology Operations and Concepts.
Candidates will use computer systems run software; to access, generate, and manipulate data; and to publish results. They will also evaluate performance of hardware and software components of computer systems and apply basic troubleshooting strategies as needed.
1 .operate a multimedia computer system with related peripheral devices to successfully install and use a variety of software packages.
2.use terminology related to computers and technology appropriately in written and oral communications.
3.describe and implement basic troubleshooting techniques for multimedia computer systems with related peripheral devices.
4.use imaging devices such as scanners, digital cameras, and/or video cameras with computer systems and software.
5.demonstrate knowledge of uses of computers and technology in business, industry, & society.
B. Personal and Professional Use of Technology.
Candidates will apply lools for enhancing their own professional growth and productivity. They will use technology in communicating, collaborating, conducting research, and solving problems. In addition, they will plan and participate in activities that encourage lifelong learning and will promote equitable, ethical, and legal use of computer/technology resources.
1.use productivity tools for word processing, database management and spreadsheet applications.
2.apply productivity tools for creating multimedia presentations.
3.use computer‑based technologies including telecommunications to access information and enhance personal and professional productivity.
4.use computers to support problem solving, data collection, information management communications, presentations, and decision making.
5.demonstrate awareness of resources for adaptive assistive devices for students with special needs.
6.demonstrate knowledge of equity, ethics, legal, and human issues concerning use of computers and technology.
7.identify computer and related technology resources for facilitating lifelong learning and emerging roles of the learner and the educator.
8.observe demonstrations or uses of broadcast instruction, audio/video conferencing, and other distant learning applications.
C.Application of Technology in Instruction.
Candidates will apply computers and related technologies to support instruction in their grade level and subject areas. They must plan and deliver instructional units that integrate a variety of software, applications, and learning tools. Lessons developed must reflect effective grouping and assessment strategies for diverse populations.
1 .explore, evaluate, and use computer/technology resources including applications, tools, educational software and associated documentation.
2.describe current instructional principles, research, and appropriate assessment practices as related to the use of computers and technology resources in the curriculum.
3.design, deliver and assess student leaming activities that integrate computers/ technology for a variety of student grouping strategies and for diverse student populations.
4.design student leaming activities that foster equitable, ethical, and legal use of technology by students.
5.practice responsible, ethical and legal use of technology, information, and software resources.
The National Standards for Educational Technology document is available from the International Society for Technology in Education, 1787 Agate Street Eugene, Oregon 97403‑1923. Phone: (541)346‑4414
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