Director of Technology
One Court Square
Harrisonburg, VA 22801 Email
Phone: (540) 434-9916
Fax: (540) 434-5196
Grade 7 Technology Benchmarks
ICT Literacy - Focus: Research
Use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources.
Collect information from a variety of sources.
Evaluate the accuracy of electronic information sources.
Enter data into databases and spreadsheets.
Evaluate and select new information resources and technological innovations based on the appropriateness for specific tasks.
Use search strategies to retrieve information.
Evaluate the accuracy, relevance, and appropriateness of electronic information sources
Use technologies to develop strong thinking skills and extend capabilities:
Use built-in assessments, or self-assessment tools, to increase skills and understanding of their learning processes (metacognition).
Effectively and rapidly evaluate information to make decisions.
Approach authentic tasks with flexibility and persistence; adapt technologies to make them useful.
Use technology to seek out diverse perspectives and develop multiple solutions.
Use technologies ethically and safely:
Comply with current copyright laws.
Use borrowed technology with respect and care.
Never use technology to bully, coerce, or harass any other person; be accountable for conduct when using technology.
Be aware of safety issues related to all technologies, but specifically communication technologies.
Follow the division’s current guidelines for ethics and safety (identified in the acceptable use policy).
Internet Safety: Evaluation of web sites, Protecting Your Identity, instant messaging/chatting(See curriculum)
All websites linked from this site have been previewed; however, content and urls change constantly. Teachers and parents should always provide direct supervision when allowing students to use the Internet. Harrisonburg City Schools is not responsible for the content of external sites linked from HCPS websites.