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Being literate is critical to adult success and the definition of literacy continues to expand!

Is your child digitally literate?

What is OCPS Digital Tool Certificate program?

Orange County Public Schools seeks to develop a systematic plan for embedding 21st century skills into student graduation pathways and provide staff with necessary training, then students will be prepared for post-graduation career goals. In order to accomplish this the district has included in its strategic plan, a goal to increase the percent of students earning at least one digital tool certificate before completion of eighth grade by 80 percentage points by 2020.

Which digital tool certificates can my student earn?

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Overview
  • ICT - Gaming Essentials
  • ICT - Multimedia Essentials
  • ICT - Programming & Logic Essentials
  • ICT - Web Design Essentials
  • ICT - Communications Essentials
  • ICT - Computing Essentials
  • ICT - Cybersecurity Essentials
  • ICT - Spreadsheet Essentials
  • ICT - Word Processing Essentials


Where will my students practice using digital tools?

Students will have the opportunity to use digital tools in all classes but can preparation materials in the following courses:

Digital Tools by Grade
 6th Grade  7th Grade ESE
  • M/J Language Arts 1 
  • M/J Language Arts 1  
      Advanced
  • M/J Language Arts 1
      through ESOL
  • M/J English 1
      Cambridge Secondary 1
  • M/J International
      Baccalaureate
      Language Arts 1
  • M/J World History
  • M/J World History Advanced
  • M/J Language Arts 1 
  • M/J Language Arts 1  
      Advanced
  • M/J Language Arts 1
      through ESOL
  • M/J English 1
      Cambridge Secondary 1
  • M/J International
      Baccalaureate
      Language Arts 1
  • M/J Civics
  • M/J Civics Advanced
  • Access M/J Language 
     Arts 1
  • Access M/J Language 
     Arts 2
  • Access M/J Language
     Arts 3


Which Florida Standards require the use of Digital Tools?

The Florida Standards aim to ready students for life beyond graduation whether that be college or career. The world students will emerge into requires the use of digital tools to complete daily tasks such as banking, shopping, and even healthcare. The Florida Standards below identify the minimum digital literacy skills necessary to be considered college and career ready. These standards are addressed in the courses listed above.

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How do I access digital tool certificate practice materials at home?

Digital tool certificate practice materials can be accessed anytime, anywhere through launchpad.ocps.net.  

go to the Launchpad Login

Once logged in, click on the ICT icon shown below to access materials.
Go to the ICT website

Mariel Milano

Director of Instructional Curriculum
Email: Mariel Milano

FLDOE Resources

FL Bill Senate 850- CAPE Digital Tool Certificate Program