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Digital Content — Finding, Evaluating, Using, and Creating It

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Title:

Digital Content — Finding, Evaluating, Using, and Creating It

URL:

https://natlib.govt.nz/schools/digital-literacy/strategies-for-developing-digital-literacy/digital-content-finding-evaluating-using-and-creating-it

Content Source:

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National Library of New Zealand
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

Digital literacy is about finding, evaluating, using, and creating digital content in meaningful and responsible ways. It requires thinking skills and technical abilities. You can use a range of strategies to develop digital literacy in your school.

This site has great resources for how to find digital content, how to evaluate digital content, using digital content in meaningful ways, creating digital content, and responsible use - copyright and attribution. The resources can be selected from the site by teachers and shared with students or students can be directed to this site. 

Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 3
R3) Assess the validity and identify the purpose of digital content.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • assess the validity of digital content by considering the web address, publisher, and domain of a website.
  • identify the purpose of digital content.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • validity
  • read a web address
  • publisher
  • domain name
  • extension
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to read a web address to validate authenticity.
  • locate the publisher of a website.
  • use context cues to define the purpose of digital content.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • read the domain name and extension of a web address to identify type of digital content.
  • identify the publisher of a website.
  • use context cues to define the purpsoe of digital content.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • anyone can create digital content.
  • digital content may or may not be true.
  • every digital content has an author.
  • digital content has a purpose.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 4
R3) Assess the validity and identify the purpose of digital content.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • assess the validity of digital content.
  • identify the purpose of digital content.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • validity
  • read a website
  • domain name
  • extension
  • publisher
  • external links
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to read a web address to validate authenticity.
  • how locate the publisher of a website.
  • context cues can be used to define the purpose of digital content.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • read the domain name and extension of a web address to identify type of digital content.
  • identify the publisher of a website.
  • use context cues to define the purpose of digital content.
  • determine who links to the digital resource.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • a web address gives information about the creator or purpose.
  • every website has a publisher or author.
  • context cues can be used to identify the purpose.
  • external links show others that link to the digital content.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 5
R3) Assess the validity and identify the purpose of digital content.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • assess the validity of digital content.
  • identify the purpose of digital content.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • validity
  • read a web address
  • publisher
  • domain name
  • extension
  • external links
  • history of a website
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to read a web address to validate authenticity.
  • locate the publisher of a website.
  • use context cues to define the purpose of digital content.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • read the domain name and extension of a web address to identify type of digital content.
  • identify the publisher of a website.
  • use context cues to define the purpsoe of digital content.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • anyone can create digital content.
  • digital content may or may not be true.
  • every digital content has an author.
  • digital content has a purpose.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 6
R3) Assess the validity and identify the purpose of digital content.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • examine a grade
  • level appropriate text.
  • identify the point of view contained in the text.
  • identify possible bias contained in the text.
  • examine validity of the information contained in the text.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • validity
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • not all information shared is valid; some information is skewed to sway readers' opinions.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • research information to confirm whether the given information is true and unbiased.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • individuals and/or groups can manipulate information to meet an agenda.
  • it is important to verify information.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 7
R3) Assess the validity and identify the purpose of digital content.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • examine a grade
  • level appropriate text.
  • identify the point of view contained in the text.
  • identify possible bias contained in the text.
  • examine validity of the information contained in the text.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • validity
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • not all information shared is valid; some information is skewed to sway readers' opinions.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • research information to confirm whether the given information is true and unbiased.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • individuals and/or groups can manipulate information to meet an agenda.
  • it is important to verify information.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 8
R3) Assess the validity and identify the purpose of digital content.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • examine a grade
  • level appropriate text.
  • identify the point of view contained in the text.
  • identify possible bias contained in the text.
  • examine validity of the information contained in the text.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • validity
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • not all information shared is valid; some information is skewed to sway readers' opinions.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • research information to confirm whether the given information is true and unbiased.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • individuals and/or groups can manipulate information to meet an agenda.
  • it is important to verify information.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 9-12
R3) Assess the validity and identify the purpose of digital content.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • identify the validity and purpose of digital content.
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • not all information found online is valid.
  • some information is shared online to promote an agenda.
  • all information has a purpose.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • assess the validity of digital content.
  • identify the purpose of digital content.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • not all information available digitally is accurate, valid, and/or unbiased.
  • some users/groups misrepresent information in an effort to skew perceptions.
Tags: attribution, copyright, digital content, evaluating digital content, sharing digital content
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Author: Aimee Bates