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7 Examples of Algorithms in Everyday Life for Students

7 Examples of Algorithms in Everyday Life for Students

For students new to coding, the process of algorithmic thinking can be challenging. Instead of providing an answer to a question—or even showing the work for how they got there—algorithmic thinking requires students to solve not for an answer, but for a replicable...

Tips for Parents to Keep Kids Safe Online

Tips for Parents to Keep Kids Safe Online

As a parent, and someone who works for a digital literacy company, I’ve been thinking lately about how scary it can be to raise young children in our evolving educational landscape. My son is entering kindergarten this year (cue the tears!) and my daughter is 19...

Coding Skills for Kids for a Successful K-8 Coding Program

Coding Skills for Kids for a Successful K-8 Coding Program

It’s becoming common to teach age-appropriate coding skills to kids at school through computer classes. Not only do these programs provide career-ready skills for the future, but they also introduce concepts and techniques that can be utilized in a variety of...

Why is Media Literacy in Education Important?

Why is Media Literacy in Education Important?

Frank Baker is a TV journalist turned district administrator turned researcher, writer, and professional development facilitator. Across the diverse positions he’s held, Frank’s work is inspired by his commitment to educating teachers and students to be informed and...

How to Promote Digital Citizenship in Students

How to Promote Digital Citizenship in Students

As students spend more and more time online, digital citizenship is becoming increasingly important for students to master. In this article, we discuss techniques and hands-on exercises for promoting digital citizenship in students. What is Digital Citizenship?...

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...