This subject has been taught for decades, mainly in high schools and as an elective. What IS new, and exciting, is the recent emphasis on teaching Computer Science and Computational Thinking to ALL students, at ALL grade levels.
Available for Back-to-School 2016, EasyCode provides teachers an integrated solution for introducing coding skills to elementary and middle school students.
Ed Tech companies join forces to deliver flexible instruction to enhance digital curriculum for school districts.
The Florida Regional Consortium Program (FRCP) today announced that for the third consecutive year schools will receive digital literacy and digital content solutions at no cost.
Today was a great day. I had the opportunity to visit Noble Elementary-Middle School, part of Detroit Public Schools (DPS).
To support school districts across the country as they strive to ensure students build the digital literacy skills essential for college and career success, Learning.com announced today an update to its popular EasyTech solution with a powerful new unit designed to build the foundations of coding – computational thinking.
Over the past few months, I have heard significant discussion of, and interest in, computer science and coding instruction for K-12 students.
Small school districts that may not have the resources to assess students’ digital literacy skills now have a powerful tool for putting them on the path for success in the 21st century classroom as the result of a new collaboration between the Small School Districts’ Association (SSDA) and Learning.com.
Early Analysis of PARCC Results Shows Some Students Lack the Digital Literacy Skills for Success in Online Testing
We may think of today’s students as “digital natives,” with devices in their hands from pretty much the time they are able to hold them. But, does this mean they have the digital literacy skills necessary to navigate in school, college and life?
At Learning.com we are honored to join the many other organizations around the country that are recognizing this powerful opportunity to highlight great teaching practice and showcase innovative teachers, leaders and instructional technology programs that are improving student outcomes.
Late in 2015, the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was adopted with overwhelming support from the House and Senate and signed by President Obama, ushering in new priorities and goals for schools across the country.
Earlier this month, the world celebrated “Computer Science Education Week” with activities like the “Hour of Code,” and the White House hosting its first ever CS Tech Jam.
At Learning.com, we want to get a clear picture of the current issues that are facing today’s educators, so each year, we take the opportunity to survey booth visitors on what they’re thinking.
Is your district interested in joining the global movement toward open content? Free open educational resources (OER) – in the form of instructional videos, images, ebooks, and other digital content – are being used in the classroom to save teachers time, and save districts money.
Districts around the country prepared for assessments like PARCC and Smarter Balanced this year, not only by ensuring students have a firm grasp of Common Core standards, but also by stepping up the technology infrastructure and students’ technology skills.