ISTE Standard #4 for teachers describes how teachers understand local and global societal issues and responsibilities in the evolving digital culture.  Teachers exhibit legal and ethical behavior in their professional practices.

Below are the teacher performance indicators for ISTE standard #4.  Each indicator has a few ideas or resources for teachers to utilize to meet the indicator.  The HCSD Instructional Technology Resources website can be accessed for additional tools.

Teacher Performance Indicator Tool/Resource to meet Indicator
a.  Advocate, model, and teach safe, legal, and ethical use of digital information and technology, including respect for copyright, intellectual property, and the appropriate documentation of sources
b.  Address the diverse needs of all learners by using learner-centered strategies providing equitable access to appropriate digital tools and resources
  • Differentiation
  • Speech to Text
  • Text to Speech
  • Read and Write for Google Add-on
  • Varied iPad apps for differentitated learning
c.  Promote and model digital etiquette and responsible social interactions related to the use of technology and information
  •  Twitter/Facebook and other social media
d.  Develop and model cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with colleagues and students of other cultures using digital age communication and collaboration tools
  • Skype
  • Google hangouts
  • Twitter/Facebook and other social media
  • LMS (Schoology or Google Classroom)


May 21, 2015