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Identify is to indicate, spot, or recognise. It is an important aspect of technological literacy and is the first step students take as they develop a specialist perspective.

To be technologically literate is to be able to:

  • identify – say what
  • describe – give details
  • explain – say why
  • justify – give reasons and evidence for a statement or judgement in an age appropriate way.

This term is used at all levels across all technological areas.


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