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Media & Technology Standards
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Minneapolis has adopted the MEMO Information Media and Technology Standards, which are also aligned with the ISTE standards. We are in the process of linking the benchmarks to specific lessons and online interactive activities for students at each grade level.

  1. Reading and Media Literacy
    • Students will select and read for educational and personal goals.
    • Standard: Students will appreciate literature and understand literary elements and forms.
    • Students will appreciate literature and understand literary elements and forms.
    • Critically evaluate films, recordings, and other multimedia formats.
    • Students will create multimedia productions.
  2. Research
    • Students will follow a systematic research process that involves formulating a question, gathering, evaluating, and organizing information, drawing conclusions, presenting results to an audience, and evaluating both the product and the process.
  3. Responsible Use of Information and Technology
    • Students will understand ethical and safety issues related to information use including plagiarism, citing sources, copyright, intellectual freedom, acceptable use of school technologies, privacy, and evaluation of information.
    • Students will use resources responsibly.
    • Students will use resources and learn independently and in collaboration with others.
  4. Technology Skills