NCATE Standards
1.0 Foundations
2.0 Specialty Content Preparation
3.0 Professional Preparation

1.0 Foundations
 1.1 Basic Computer/Technology Operations and Concepts
1.1.1 Operate a multimedia computer system with related peripheral devices to successfully install and use a variety of software packages. 
1.1.2 Use terminology related to computers and technology appropriately in written and oral communications. 
1.1.3 Describe and implement basic troubleshooting techniques for multimedia computer systems with related peripheral devices. 
1.1.4  Use imaging devices such as scanners, digital cameras, and/or video cameras with computer systems and software.
1.1.5  Demonstrate knowledge of uses of computers and technology in business, industry, and society.

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1.2 Personal and Professional Use of Technology
1.2.1 Use productivity tools for word processing, database management, and spreadsheet applications.
1.2.2 Apply productivity tools for creating multimedia presentations.
1.2.3 Use computer-based technologies including telecommunications to access information and enhance personal and professional productivity.
1.2.4 Use computers to support problem solving, data collection, information management, communications, presentations, and decision making.
1.2.5 Demonstrate awareness of resources for adaptive assistive devices for students with special needs.
1.2.6 Demonstrate knowledge of equity, ethics, legal, and human issues concerning use of computers and technology.
1.2.7 Identify computer and related technology resources for facilitating lifelong learning and emerging roles of the learner and the educator.
1.2.8 Observe demonstrations or uses of broadcast instruction, audio/video conferencing, and other distant learning applications.

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 1.3 Application of Technology in Instruction
1.3.1 Explore, evaluate, and use computer/technology resources including applications, tools, educational software and associated documentation.
1.3.2 Describe current instructional principles, research, and appropriate assessment practices as related to the use of computers and technology resources in the curriculum.
1.3.3 Design, deliver, and assess student learning activities that integrate computers and other technology for a variety of student grouping strategies and for diverse student populations.
1.3.4 Design student learning activities that foster equitable, ethical, and legal use of technology by students.
1.3.5 Practice responsible, ethical and legal use of technology, information, and software resources.

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1.0 Foundations
2.0 Specialty Content Preparation
3.0 Professional Preparation

ISTE is a nonprofit professional organization with a worldwide membership of leaders and potential leaders in educational technology. We are dedicated to promoting appropriate uses of information technology to support and improve learning, teaching,and administration in K-12 education and teacher education. ISTE's role is leadership--we provide our members with information, networking opportunities, and guidance as they face the challenge of incorporating computers, the Internet, and other new technologies into their schools.

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