National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers)
Technology Operations and Concepts -
Teachers demonstrate a sound
understanding of technology operations and concepts. Teachers:
demonstrate introductory knowledge, skills, and understanding of concepts
related to technology (as described in NETS
demonstrate continual growth in technology knowledge and skills to stay
abreast of current and emerging technologies
Planning and Designing Learning Environments and Experiences -
Teachers plan and design
effective learning environments and experiences supported by technology.
design developmentally appropriate learning opportunities that apply
technology-enhanced instructional strategies to support the diverse needs of
apply current research on teaching and learning with technology when
planning learning environments and experiences.
identify and locate technology resources and evaluate them for accuracy
plan for the management of technology resources within the context of
plan strategies to manage student learning in a technology-enhanced
Teaching, Learning, and the Curriculum -
Teachers implement curriculum
plans that include methods and strategies for applying technology to maximize
student learning. Teachers:
facilitate technology-enhanced experiences that address content standards
and student technology standards.
use technology to support learner-centered strategies that address the
diverse needs of students.
apply technology to develop students’ higher order skills and
manage student learning activities in a technology-enhanced environment.
Assessment and Evaluation -
Teachers apply technology to
facilitate a variety of effective assessment and evaluation strategies.
apply technology in assessing student learning of subject matter using a
variety of assessment techniques.
use technology resources to collect and analyze data, interprets results,
and communicate findings to improve instructional practice and maximize student
apply multiple methods of evaluation to determine students’ appropriate
use of technology resources for learning, communication, and productivity
Productivity and Professional Use -
Teachers use technology to
enhance their productivity and professional practice. Teachers:
use technology resources to engage in ongoing professional development
and lifelong learning.
continually evaluate and reflect on professional practice to make
informed decisions regarding the use of technology in support of student
apply technology to increase productivity.
use technology to communicate and collaborate with peers, parents, and
the larger community in order to nurture student learning.
Social, Ethical, Legal, and Human Issues -
Teachers understand the
social, ethical, legal, and human issues surrounding the use of technology in
PK-12 schools and apply that understanding in practice. Teachers:
model and teach legal and ethical practice related to technology use.
apply technology resources to enable and empower learners with diverse
backgrounds, characteristics, and abilities.
identify and use technology resources that affirm diversity.
promote safe and healthy use of technology resources
facilitate equitable access to technology resources for all students