Mind Map created on https://bubbl.us/
Another reason thought of post creating this concept map… What is it that you have always wanted to accomplish in terms of educational goals that you couldn’t accomplish before? This could be answered with ICTs as it is forever changing and improving.
In the Australian Curriculum, students develop ICT capability as they learn to use ICT effectively and appropriately to access, create and communicate information and ideas, solve problems and work collaboratively in all learning areas at school, and in their lives beyond school. The capability involves students in learning to make the most of the digital technologies available to them, adapting to new ways of doing things as technologies evolve and limiting the risks to themselves and others in a digital environment.
What this means is that as students participate in learning, the will develop their capability to use ICTs as part of that learning. i.e. the learning they engage in should provide them with opportunities to use ICTs and develop their ICT capability.
This is important because
To participate in a knowledge-based economy and to be empowered within a technologically sophisticated society now and into the future, students need the knowledge, skills and confidence to make ICT work for them at school, at home, at work and in their communities.
Linking back to the idea of Digital Citizenship.
Students do this by
using ICT for tasks associated with information access and management, information creation and presentation, problem solving, decision making, communication, creative expression, and empirical reasoning. This includes conducting research, creating multimedia information products, analysing data, designing solutions to problems, controlling processes and devices, and supporting computation while working independently and in collaboration with others.