Creativity and Innovation. Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
Communication and Collaboration. Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.
Research and Information Fluency. Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making. Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
Digital Citizenship. Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.
Technology Operations and Concepts. Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
The profiles below highlight a few important types of learning activities in which students might engage as the new NETS-S are implemented. These examples are provided in an effort to bring the standards to life and demonstrate the variety of activities possible. The numbers in the parentheses after each item identify the standards (1-6) most closely linked to the activity described. Each activity may relate to one indicator, to multiple indicators, or to the overall standards referenced.