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RUFF RUFFMAN: Technology and You!

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RUFF RUFFMAN: Technology and You!


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Watch Ruff Ruffman as he searches for an appropriate balance of technology and media use, in this animated video from RUFF RUFFMAN: HUMBLE MEDIA GENIUS. He will cover many different ways students can use technology in their world to empower them. The much-loved character Ruff Ruffman is back, offering advice about using technology in today's media landscape and guiding students on the appropriate use of this twenty-first-century skill. This resource is part of the RUFF RUFFMAN: HUMBLE MEDIA GENIUS Collection.  This video can be played during a lesson on identifying and discussing ways that access to technology helps empower individuals and groups.

Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 3
12) Identify and discuss ways that access to technology helps empower individuals and groups.

Examples: Gives access to information; provides the ability to communicate with others around the world; enables people to buy and sell things.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • identify and discuss ways that access to technology helps empower individuals and groups.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • empower
Students know:
  • access to technology connects individuals and groups to communicate with others with similar interest, share knowledge and resources, and connect with others to meet needs.
Students are able to:
  • explain ways having access to technology empowers individuals and groups locally and/or globally.
Students understand that:
  • technology access enables you to connect with others you would not be able to connect without technology, work together to meet needs of individuals and/or groups, and obtain information easily or share resources.
Tags: media, technology
License Type: Custom Permission Type
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Author: Stephanie Carver