How do digital technologies support the ways God designed us to learn?
Digital technologies assist learners in thinking critically, communicating, collaborating, and creating.
Explore and use teacher-selected software to create a product. (Creativity and Innovation-1)
Use technology in multiple subjects to find answers to questions. (Critical Thinking-1; Critical thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making-4)
Play with technology and discuss observations. (Creativity and Innovation-1)
Discuss how technology can help solve a problem. (Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making-4)
Create a project using technology to serve the church and community. (Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making-4)
Why should we excel in the understanding and use of digital technology resources?
The proficient use of digital technology provides us with the opportunity to develop academically, socially, and spiritually.
Use developmentally appropriate digital tools to communicate ideas with others. (Communication and Collaboration-2)
Use teacher-selected Internet resources, programs, and applications to support personal and academic development. (Research and Information Fluency-3; Technology Operations and Concepts-6)
Know basic technological vocabulary and use a variety of age-appropriate hardware and software. (Technology Operations and Concepts-6)
Develop basic troubleshooting skills to solve technology problems. (Technology Operations and Concepts-6)
Identify, match, and use computer keys through informal experiences. (Technology Operations and Concepts-6)
How can we be safe and responsible citizens in the online community while honoring God?
We honor God when we respect and collaborate with others while practicing personal safety in the global internet community.
Recognize how a Christian uses technology as a responsible citizen. (Digital Citizenship-5)
Choose responsible ways to promote the Gospel with technology. (Communication and Collaboration-2; Digital Citizenship-5)
Understand what personal information should not be shared online. (Digital Citizenship-5)
Use technology to communicate respectfully with others. (Communication and Collaboration-2; Digital Citizenship-5)
Know the difference between finding, copying, and creating content. (Research and Information Fluency-3; Digital Citizenship-5)
A well-planned behavior management and organization system is key to creating a classroom conducive to learning, while establishing norms of behavior that help each child feel safe and protected.
Ongoing learning opportunities for teachers, staff, and administrators are provided by professional development products and experiences.
Being a Seventh-day Adventist teaching-principal is an awesome opportunity and responsibility to serve God, change lives, and further the mission of the world church.
Standards are what learners should know (content) and be able to do (skills), and serve as the framework for curriculum development.
NAD Standards // Technology