EPP Technology Standards
Standard 1: Technology Proficiency
Candidate demonstrates proficiency with current and emerging technologies.
1.1 Candidate explores and uses a variety of current and emerging technologies to support learning.
1.2 Candidate troubleshoots basic technology issues in the classroom.
Standard 2: Technology Integration
Candidate demonstrates the ability to integrate technology into standards-based teaching, learning, and assessment.
2.1 Candidate selects and evaluates digital tools and resources (academic content, technology tools, and information) for quality, accuracy, and effectiveness, and uses developmentally appropriate resources aligned with standards to engage learners.
2.2 Candidate plans and implements technology-enhanced learning experiences using a variety of evidence-based instructional strategies (e.g. higher order thinking, problem solving, creativity, authentic learning, and collaborative learning).
2.3. Candidate uses technology tools to facilitate communication and collaboration of learners, families, and colleagues in local and global learning communities.
2.4 Candidate uses technology to personalize learning by designing and customizing instruction to support learner strengths, needs, and interests.
2.5 Candidate uses technology to engage learners in assessment practices and adjust instruction to meet learner needs.
2.6 Candidate implements effective classroom management strategies when integrating technology and ensures learners are engaged and using technology for learning.
2.7 Candidate promotes equitable access to digital tools and resources.
2.8 Candidate promotes digital citizenship by modeling the safe, legal, and ethical use of digital information and technologies, including appropriate documentation of sources and responsible use of social media.
2.9 Candidate uses digital tools and resources to ensure accessibility and relevance for all learners.
2.10 Candidate engages in ongoing professional learning by connecting online with other educators and using social media tools to build a professional learning network (PLN).
Standard 3: Blended/Online Learning
Candidate demonstrates the specialized knowledge and skills necessary for teaching and learning in a blended/online learning environment.
3.1 Candidate identifies basic principles of effective blended/online learning.
3.2 Candidate designs learning experiences for a blended/online learning environment.
Standard 4: Field and Clinical Experiences
Candidate demonstrates technology proficiency, technology integration, and competency in a blended/online learning environment during field and clinical experiences.
4.1 Candidate engages in field and clinical experiences demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and dispositions identified in these technology standards.
Approved 9/18/2017 – EPP Steering Committee