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Developing Computational Thinking and Coding Self-Esteem

Developing Computational Thinking and Coding Self-Esteem

Newsroom I recently read an article by the Nemours Foundation about how children develop self-esteem. Certain portions of the article jumped out at me as directly related to students learning to code: “As kids try, fail, try again, fail again, and then finally...
The Office and the Digital Native

The Office and the Digital Native

Newsroom In 1985, when I graduated from college and was hired at my first real job, in addition to the math, language arts and business theory skills I had been taught I also knew how to use a typewriter, a calculator and a CRT monitor (monochrome, alphanumeric, dumb...
4 Keys to Becoming a Good Digital Citizen

4 Keys to Becoming a Good Digital Citizen

Newsroom The separation between the digital world and the “real” world becomes smaller daily. Technology is everywhere: the grocery store, doctor’s office and of course, at school. Today’s students carry cell phones in their pockets that are more powerful than the...
Keyboarding is Fundamental to Success in a Digital World

Keyboarding is Fundamental to Success in a Digital World

Newsroom A few years ago, while observing a class of frustrated high school freshmen and their language arts teacher attempt to compose a short research paper using a word processing program, I realized that keyboarding is a critical skill. Despite being “digital...
Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day!

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day!

Newsroom Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day. We at Learning.com are honored to recognize the incredible efforts of our nation’s teachers! I grew up in a family of educators, so the commitment that teachers make is a very personal matter for me. Both of my...
Celebrate National School Librarian Day!

Celebrate National School Librarian Day!

Newsroom Today is National School Librarian Day. We at Learning.com are honored to recognize the efforts of our nation’s school librarians. For me personally, the librarian in the small town I grew up in had a significant impact on my formative years. As the son of...

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