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When Arizona’s Chandler Unified School District, which serves 43,000 students from a wide variety of backgrounds and languages, decided to standardize its digital curriculum in 2017 as part of an overall push toward digital equity, instructional technology coach Cristen Marceau turned to 

“When I started looking at the EasyTech pacing guides and the lesson plans, it felt so possible to me,” Marceau says.

In classrooms, instructional technology teachers were delighted to have their entire digital curriculum — from digital citizenship to presentation skills — all in one place, aligned to their standards, and with built-in reporting tools. Moreover, the highly visual lessons made digital curriculum easily accessible to many students who spoke different languages at home.

Today, Marceau and her colleagues continue building on the digital literacy foundations they established, including extending digital skills developed in the lab into traditional classrooms.

“With, everything is in one place, from typing to presentation skills to the digital citizenship side. Having everything all in one tool is very, very helpful.”

— Curt Landon, instructional technology coach

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