Arizona Computer Science and Educational Technology
Arizona Computer Science Vision Statement
Arizona’s K-12 students will develop a foundation of computer science knowledge and learn new approaches to problem-solving and critical thinking. Students will become innovative, collaborative creators and ethical, responsible users of computing technology to ensure they have the knowledge and skills to productively participate in a global society.
Arizona Educational Technology Overview
Arizona’s Educational Technology Standards illustrate what students should know and be able to do in a digital world. They integrate with all
academic standards to create multi-modal pathways for all learners, while building technological literacy, media literacy, and digital citizenship.
Arizona last adopted its Educational Technology Standards in 2009. This document contained performance objectives, which acted as a checklist
for learning discrete skills. As technology has advanced, so have educational technology standards, which now need to be more robust and rigorous
to reflect technology’s increased role in the learning and lives of students. This is illustrated in Arizona’s new, more robust Educational Technology