What I’m Thankful for in 2022

What I’m Thankful for in 2022

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year.  This year, we are traveling with my extended family (10 of us in total) to New York City, where my niece lives, for the long holiday weekend.  Love being in the city at this time of year—cold, crisp weather,...
Why is Computer Science Education Important?

Why is Computer Science Education Important?

Computer science education is important for preparing students for the future of work. By teaching students about computer science, schools work to fill an inadequate pipeline of computer science graduates and workers, enhance this profession with a focus on equity,...
When Should Children Start Learning Keyboarding?

When Should Children Start Learning Keyboarding?

When parents or grandparents say that their children or grandchildren can use technology better than they can, they’re usually only half joking. After all, it seems children of nearly any age can quickly figure out how to navigate most digital devices, such as...
Computer Science Education Gains Momentum, Experts Agree

Computer Science Education Gains Momentum, Experts Agree

On October 6, 2022, Learning.com sponsored the EdWeek webinar, “Computer Science Education Movement Gathers Momentum – How Should Schools React.” Computer science has been a topic near and dear to what we do at Learning.com for over 20 years – preparing students for...
Online Safety for Students: Where to Begin

Online Safety for Students: Where to Begin

So, you’re in charge of putting together an online safety curriculum for students. If you’re overwhelmed, it’s no wonder why; online safety is a broad and important curriculum band. The threats are also constantly changing, which can make some educators feel as though...