Sponsored by The Oregonian, the Top Workplaces list is based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by Energage, The Oregonian/OregonLive’s Top Workplaces research partner. Portland-based Learning.com was voted as an Oregon and Southwest Washington Top Workplace, the fifth time with this title.
In 2020, Learning.com stepped up its commitment to workplace diversity by establishing an annual budget to support the DEI committee’s efforts. Our DEI committee was able to sponsor one student’s coding course this year. Aligning the goals of bringing underrepresented youth into the tech field while also giving an amazing opportunity to someone in our community feels like a win-win.
There are multiple options available for technology curriculum for students. How can you determine which will best support your students’ needs? Besides reading online reviews, which can help you get an unbiased sense of how the curriculum performs in the real world,...
Learning.com’s Easytech digital literacy curriculum has been honored with Tech & Learning’s 2021 Excellence Back to School Awards. The awards recognize outstanding education products that support effective teaching and learning as teachers and students return to class.
Madison County Schools in Jackson, Mississippi, provides digital equity to its 13,000 students through Learning.com’s EasyTech.
Last week, I was pleased to attend the annual education conference organized by Arizona State University and Global Silicon Valley (ASU-GSV). This is the tenth year I’ve attended, and it was, as always, a fabulous gathering of approximately 3,800 entrepreneurs,...
The COVID-19 pandemic has clearly elevated the primacy of digital literacy and utilization, both for students of all ages and employees across nearly every industry. Now, over a year later, it’s safe to say nearly every teacher and student uses a device to enable some or all of their education. Technology has been integrated into every single subject, from P.E. to music and math to history. However even through all this, are both students and teachers efficiently prepared and educated in digital literacy?
Robotics activities have been offered in K-12 school for decades. It’s a great way to introduce students to important concepts in math, physics, coding and engineering. At Learning.com, we believe that all students should be exposed, in some fashion, to the concepts encompassed in robotics. To address this, we’ve recently launched EasyCode Virtual Robotics (ECVR), in partnership with Robotify.
Learning.com today announced its new EasyCode Virtual Robotics curriculum, through which it will offer Robotify’s content to U.S. schools and districts. The K-12 EasyCode Virtual Robotics curriculum teaches coding through block-based computer programming in a gamified virtual environment.
Gearing up means a recognition that the traditional schooling model has shifted significantly, requiring new skills, particularly student digital literacy. What are the moves to make, what to gear up and how. Finally, what comes after digital literacy. What do you need to attend to now to ensure success for all students?