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21st Century Life and Careers Standards Learning Progressions

9.1 21st-Century Life & Career Skills All students will demonstrate the creative, critical thinking, collaboration, and problem-solving skills needed to function successfully as both global citizens and workers in diverse ethnic and organizational cultures.
E. Communication and Media Fluency
By the end of Grade 4 By the end of Grade 8 By the end of Grade 12
Content: Digital media are 21st-century tools used for local and global communication.

9.1.4.E.1 Explain how digital media are used in daily life in a variety of settings.
Content: Digital media are 21st-century tools used for local and global communication.

9.1.8.E.1 Explain how technology has strengthened the role of digital media in the global society.
Content: Digital media are 21st-century tools used for local and global communication.

9.1.12.E.1 Create messages for different purposes and audiences with sensitivity to cultural, gender, and age diversity, using various digital media outlets.
Content: Digital media are 21st-century tools used for local and global communication.

9.1.4.E.2 Demonstrate effective communication using digital media during classroom activities.
Content: Digital media are 21st-century tools used for local and global communication.

9.1.8.E.2 Analyze the role of digital media in sales and marketing and in delivering cultural, political, and other societal messages.
Content: Digital media are 21st-century tools used for local and global communication.

9.1.12.E.2 Generate digital media campaigns in support of or opposing a current political, social, or economic issue.
Content: Digital media are 21st-century tools used for local and global communication.

9.1.4.E.3 Distinguish how digital media are used by individuals, groups, and organizations for varying purposes.
Content: Digital media are 21st-century tools used for local and global communication.

9.1.8.E.3 Differentiate between explicit and implicit digital media messages, and discuss the impact on individuals, groups, and society as a whole.
Content: Digital media are 21st-century tools used for local and global communication.

9.1.12.E.3 Design a digital communication system to alert other countries in the event of a natural disaster.
Content: There are ethical and unethical uses of communication and media.

9.1.4.E.4 Explain why some uses of media are unethical.
Content: There are ethical and unethical uses of communication and media.

9.1.8.E.4 Determine the undesired consequences of unethical uses of media.
Content: Digital media are 21st-century tools used for local and global communication.

9.1.12.E.4 Predict the impact of emerging media technologies on international business and globalization.
Content: There are ethical and unethical uses of communication and media.

9.1.8.E.5 Compare and contrast ways governments regulate media advertising to protect children and adults in the United States and in other countries.
Content: There are ethical and unethical uses of communication and media.

9.1.12.E.5 Compare laws governing the unethical use of media in different countries.