Technology

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The goal of Medford High School that all students will perform in the Exceeds Expectations category.

Safe & Responsible Usage:
Ethical use
Appropriateness
Digital Citizenship
Advanced

– Consistently and correctly cites sources

– Follows the school’s “Acceptable Use Policy”

– Applies and models a deep understanding of ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology

Exceeds Expectations

– Consistently and correctly cites sources

– Follows the school’s “Acceptable Use Policy”

– Applies and models understanding of ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology

Meets Expectations

– Consistently cites sources

– Follows the school’s “Acceptable Use Policy”

– Applies and models some understanding of ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology

Needs Improvement

– Inconsistently cites sources

– Sometimes follows the school’s “Acceptable Use Policy”

– Demonstrates little understanding of ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology

Insufficient

– Rarely cites sources

– Does not follow the school’s “Acceptable Use Policy”

– Demonstrates a poor understanding of ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology

Research:
Acquiring information
Evaluation of source quality
Collaboration
Management
Information Analysis & Synthesis
Advanced

– Demonstrates initiative in independently and effectively collecting information and evaluating sources beyond requirements

– Dynamically collaborates with peers to conduct research and overcome obstacles through partnerships

– Manages time effectively

– Analyzes and synthesizes information from a variety of sources in order to draw insightful conclusions

Exceeds Expectations

– Consistently demonstrates the ability to collect information and evaluate sources

– Effectively collaborates with peers to conduct research

– Manages time effectively

– Analyzes and synthesizes information from a variety of sources in order to draw relevant conclusions

Meets Expectations

– Demonstrates the ability to collect information and evaluate sources

– Interacts and collaborates with peers to conduct research

– Manages time

– Collects information from a variety of sources in order to draw conclusions

Needs Improvement

– Demonstrates little ability to collect information and evaluate sources

– Ineffectively interacts with peers to conduct research

– Attempts to manage time

– Draws irrelevant conclusions from information

Insufficient

– Inconsistently collects information

– Does not interact with peers to conduct research

– Does not attempt to manage time

Product:
Communication
Demonstrating Content Knowledge
Presentation
Design, Format & Organization
Advanced

– Uses technology innovatively to enhance communication tailored to a given audience

– Uses technology to demonstrate mastery of content knowledge -Displays exceptional creativity in visual presentation

– Demonstrates innovative organization and consistent formatting

Exceeds Expectations

– Uses technology effectively to enhance communication tailored to a given audience

– Uses technology to demonstrate mastery of content knowledge

– Displays creativity in visual presentation

– Demonstrates effective organization and consistent formatting

Meets Expectations

– Uses technology to enhance communication with an awareness of a given audience

– Uses technology to demonstrate content knowledge

– Displays some creativity in visual presentation

– Demonstrates organization and consistent formatting

Needs Improvement

– Uses technology to communicate

– Uses technology to demonstrate some content knowledge

– Displays little creativity in visual presentation

– Demonstrates minimal organization and inconsistent formatting

Insufficient

– Unable to use technology to communicate

– Unable to use technology to demonstrate content knowledge

– Displays little creativity in visual presentation

– Lack of organization and consistent formatting