1. What is it?
2. Why do we use it?
3. Where does it come from?
4. How does it work?
5. How does it change?
6. How does it change us?
7. How do we change it?
8. What are its costs & benefits?
9. How do we evaluate it?
9. How do we
How do we evaluate technology? The same way we evaluate
anything…by applying our values. When we look at the costs and benefits
of a technology, our values tell us whether that technology is good or
bad. By learning about other people’s values, we reflect on our own so
that we can understand how we evaluate technology. Our book
illustrates some ways we evaluate:
Fulcrum of Our
Discover Values puts students in someone else's shoes to explain,
using a PMI Chart, how they would evaluate a technology.
Differentiated instruction has them write an essay based on the PMI
Standards (click for details)
Grade 5 Reading 2.3, 2.4, Writing
1.2, 2.3, 2.4
Grade 6 Reading 2.3, Writing 1.2,
Grade 7 Reading 2.0, Writing 2.4
Grade 8 Reading 2.0, Writing 2.4
History - Social Science
Grade 11 US History & Geography: Continuity & Change in the 20th
Century 11.5.6, 11.7.7
Grade 6 Earth Science
Grades 9 - 12 Investigation
& Experimentation 1m