Digital Literacy

Strands and Standards

  1. Keyboarding Efficiency

  2. Information Processing Cycle

  3. Global Collaborator

  4. Digital Citizen

  5. Knowledge Constructor

  6. Creative Communicator

Performance Skills

    • Key-by-touch (typing)

    • Online Network (connecting)

    • Email (communicating)

    • Innovation (designing)

    • Digital Media (producing)


This course is a foundation to the digital world that provides a broad understanding of key applications, computing fundamentals, and living online. Students will have opportunities to use technology and develop skills that promote creativity, critical thinking, productivity, and collaboration in the classroom and day-to-day life. This course is aligned with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) for Students, the K-12 Computer Science Standards, and industry standards for Digital Literacy Certification. The alignment of these national and international benchmarks will ensure that students complete this course as a prerequisite to transition successfully to the 9-12th grade digital studies courses.