Module 1: Unpacking an ISTE Standard Part 1: Analysis of Language
If you’re a teacher, you’ve likely been asked at some point in your career to “unpack a standard.” Many standards—be it local, state, or national—are written as overarching and complex statements that are meant to be interpreted and applied for a variety of different classroom contexts. “Unpacking” a standard is a way to make sense of a standard in a real-world context in order to create actionable, measurable learning objectives and instructional activities that help students achieve a standard’s goals. To read more about the general process and benefits of unpacking standards, check out this article by MasteryConnect.
This module is all about diving deeper into the ISTE Student Standards’ language in order to better understand what an ISTE standard suggests students should be able to KNOW and DO when reaching its competency. Module 1 will take you through the first phase of the ISTE Student Standard Unpacking Process: Analysis of Language.
Learners will be able to:
- Share experiences and prior knowledge of the ISTE Student Standards
- Explore the language of the seven ISTE Student Standards and accompanying sub-standards
- Identify what an ISTE standard suggests students should be able to do by analyzing the verbs in a standard
- Identify what an ISTE standard suggests students should be able to know by analyzing the nouns of a standard
Module 1 Activities
- 1.1 – Own It – Prior Knowledge of the ISTE Standards
- 1.2 – Learn It – Explore the ISTE Student Standards
- 1.3 – Learn It – Introduction to an ISTE Standards Unpacking Process
- 1.4 – Learn It Application – Analyze the Language of an ISTE Standard
- 1.5 – Share It – Share and Critique Your Language Analysis