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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...

These Teachers Made Us Who We Are ❤️

These Teachers Made Us Who We Are ❤️

At Learning.com, our team is dedicated to helping educators by making it easier for them to equip students with the digital skills necessary for future success. But what about the teachers who enabled our own success? In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, here are...

How We Achieved Gender Parity in Software Engineering

How We Achieved Gender Parity in Software Engineering

It’s no secret that there is a large disparity in the number of men versus women working as software engineers in the United States today. As of 2019 about 78% of software engineers were male and 22% were female according to Zippia. On top of that there is a gender...

Themes that Stood Out at ASU-GSV 2022

Themes that Stood Out at ASU-GSV 2022

Earlier this month, I attended the ASU-GSV Education Summit in San Diego, California. The event, in its 13th year, is organized by Arizona State University and Global Silicon Valley (a venture capital firm which focuses on investments into the education technology...