Guiding Principle 5: We believe it is necessary that an agile and robust infrastructure supports innovative instructional environments, while maximizing learning opportunities and protecting student/educator privacy.
Leadership - Leaders must understand and advocate for the infrastructure necessary for quality teaching, learning, and assessment through ongoing communication and feedback as they collaborate to transform learning experiences.
Student Learning - Students must have equitable technology access and an understanding of how to make meaningful, productive, respectful, and safe digital decisions.
Objective #1: Access digital devices, platforms (e.g., learning management systems, online textbooks, and authoritative digital content), and Wi-Fi.
Objective #2: Understand and apply copyright, fair use, and creative commons.
Objective #3: Build a positive digital footprint by using appropriate online etiquette, self-monitoring social interactions, and protecting user identity through appropriate behavior.
Objective #4: Understand what cyberbullying is, its impact, and how to respond/report incidents.
Teaching - Teachers access, evaluate, and select a variety of technologies and digital resources to meet student needs in order to create an innovative classroom environment.
Objective #1: Maximize teaching and learning by accessing a digital ecosystem that connects multiple system resources.
Objective #2: Access various digital devices that support teaching and learning.
Objective #3: Access resources such as video-conferencing, online chats, digital portals, and social media sites for student and professional collaboration.
Assessment - Online assessments and data are supported by a robust infrastructure and equitable access to digital devices for all educators and students.
Infrastructure - A comprehensive, robust infrastructure with supporting services is necessary to ensure that teaching, learning, and assessments occur in a secure and cost-effective environment.
Objective #3: Develop sustainability and funding models to include local and community-based partnerships.
Objective #4: Routinely re-evaluate environment and adapt to changing standards and technology.