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Match NETS and State Standards
to Student Learning
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Learning standards are being rewritten nationally to reflect the educational paradigms for today. Matching your curriculum to state and national standards will help stakeholders understand that these online activities are much more than just fun-- they have educational merit and provide for engaged student learning. Follow these three steps to research which learning standards your lesson will meet and how the activities will meet them.

1. Download this Worksheet

Download this worksheet to help you match activities to leaning standards. Then research steps 2 and 3 to find the standards.

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2. State Learning Standards

Indiana Standards Online

Read Indiana's Academic Standards for your curriculum area or grade level. Your activities should be more than fun--they should address and match your state's academic standards.

Indiana State Standards

National Standards Online

Search other state and national standards that are posted on the following web sites:

Search and Standards Match
developed by PBS.org, this resource will help you locate your state standards that match your grade and subject areas
Developing Educational Standards
researched and developed by Putnam Valley Schools in New York, this helpful resource directs you to each state's standards posted online

3. NETS and Information Literacy Standards

NETS Learning Standards

The NETS six foundations for integrating technology include:

  1. Basic Operations and Concepts
  2. Social, Ethical, and Human Issues
  3. Technology as a Productivity Tool
  4. Technology as a Communication Tool
  5. Technology as a Research Tool
  6. Technology as a Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Tool

For a more complete description of each foundation, visit this page:
Technology Foundation Standards for all Students

American Library Association Information Literacy

With the push to use information within our classroom curriculum, you should become familiar with the American Library Association's "Nine Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning."

Print and read this article:
Information Power


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