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Research Project: Equal Access to Technology

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In this lesson, students research a topic related to access to technology and create a report to communicate their findings.

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This lesson uses videos to teach critical life and technology skills through a self-guided research project. Students research a topic related to technology access and create a report to communicate their findings. 

By the end of these lessons, students should be able to:

  • Apply the technology skills learned in previous lessons while using these technology practices: ethics, analysis, collaboration, research, creativity, connections, communication, and computational thinking.
  • Build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing theories, and pursuing answers and solutions
  • Use technology and other information tools to analyze and organize information
  • Demonstrate mastery of technology tools for accessing information and pursuing inquiry
  • Develop and refine a range of questions to frame the search for new understanding
  • Display initiative and engagement by posing questions and investigating answers beyond collection of superficial facts
  • Evaluate information for accuracy, validity, and suitability
  • Choose appropriate tools to analyze and organize information
  • Seek divergent perspectives during information gathering and assessment
  • Monitor information-seeking processes for effectiveness, and adapt as necessary
  • Demonstrate leadership and confidence by presenting ideas in both formal and informal settings

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