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Learning.com’s Guide to ISTELive 22

Learning.com’s Guide to ISTELive 22

Are you attending ISTELive 22 next week? Well, we’re ready for you! After a 2-year Covid-related hiatus, ISTE is bringing back their annual event live and in-person in the host city of New Orleans. From the speakers to the events and activities, tech educators will be...

Online Safety Definition & Basics

Online Safety Definition & Basics

Students are online now more than ever, with social activities, hobbies and learning taking place in part—or in whole—online. We know that the internet is far-reaching, sharing information across continents. However, it can be difficult for students and adults to...

Examples of Computational Thinking in the Classroom

Examples of Computational Thinking in the Classroom

If you are looking for examples of computational thinking projects to do with students, then you have come to the right place. Though computational thinking is often associated with computer science, its process guides problem solving across a variety of different...

Tulsa Public Schools Enhance Digital Skills with EasyTech

Tulsa Public Schools Enhance Digital Skills with EasyTech

When Tulsa Public Schools’ manager of library services Vicki Ruzicka first implemented Learning.com’s EasyTech in 2018, it was primarily to meet federal requirements for online safety lessons for students. But as the program gained traction – not only in the libraries...

12 Rules for Protecting Students Online

12 Rules for Protecting Students Online

Schools that have computer resources such as a computer lab or library open to students have rules and requirements to keep children safe online. The Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) is a Federal law enacted by Congress to help protect children’s access to...

How do Students Learn to Code?

How do Students Learn to Code?

Parents and teachers are recognizing the importance of teaching students to code. Not only does coding help empower students with career skills, but it also helps to develop creative thinking, problem-solving, perseverance and more. However, because coding is a...

6 Reasons Coding is Important for Students

6 Reasons Coding is Important for Students

In recent years, it has become increasingly important to include introductory coding skills as part of technology curriculum for K-12 students. Yet the importance of these lessons to modern student curriculum extends far beyond the coding space. Why is Coding...

What is ISTE & Why Do ISTE Standards Matter?

What is ISTE & Why Do ISTE Standards Matter?

If you are in the education industry, you may be familiar with the ISTE standards logos that appear on some products and programs related to digital literacy and technology curriculum. But what, exactly, is ISTE and how do their standards apply to learning? In this...

Education: Lighting a Fire

Education: Lighting a Fire

This week is National Teacher Appreciation Week. We at Learning.com are honored to recognize the efforts of our nation’s teachers! For me, this is a very personal matter. I grew up in a family of educators—both of my parents were school teachers, and many others in my...