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ISTE: Easy Ideas for Educators to Strengthen Core Instruction

While it is clear that students need digital literacy to be successful in school and future careers, the challenge is finding effective ways to make sure students are receiving the tech skills they need to excel in the digital world. This year at ISTE, we asked educators visiting our booth to write down creative and easy ways they are integrating critical digital literacy skills such as keyboarding, online safety, productivity tools, and coding into core subject instruction.

The Best Coding Curriculum Includes These 5 Elements

Here are five key elements that are found in the best coding curriculum on the market today. By introducing students to coding concepts early, you can help them build the skills they need to be successful in school, college, and future careers.

Maximizing Technology at Liberty-Eylau ISD

For District Instructional Technology Coordinator, Stormy Cullum, being collaborative was a successful way to strategize teachers, resources, and school spaces to teach digital literacy at her district.

Learning.com Awards Digital Literacy Superheroes in Teacher Appreciation Contest

Learning.com celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week 2018 by recognizing digital literacy teachers across the country in a special contest that honored educators who teach technology. Winners have been announced and will receive a year-long classroom subscription to Learning.com’s award-winning digital literacy curriculum.

Cyberbullying Prevention Requires Everyone’s Involvement

Cyberbullying is no longer confined to one space, it’s happening at home and in school, with access to the internet at student fingertips. Here are some tips on how to get started with an online safety and cyberbullying prevention plan.

The Benefits of Google Classroom Integration

Gone are the days where only technology teachers or librarians were responsible for teaching digital literacy skills. By making curriculum accessible to teachers and students in their Google Classroom courses, teachers of any subject can easily incorporate digital literacy education into their classroom lesson plans, in the computer lab, or in a hybrid of both.

Setting the Standard for Digital Literacy Success

ISTE, CSTA, Common Core State Standards, and many others provide targets to guide digital literacy programs, curricula and instruction, and professional development. Help ensure your students are hitting their technology skill targets by providing them with a standards-aligned digital literacy curriculum.

Teachers Have a Daily Impact on Students’ Lives

When Teacher Appreciation Week rolls around every year, I can’t help but reminisce about my own teachers. When I think about the educators that made the most impact on me, I reflect on why they were so important. The reason that always comes to mind is the personal...

Take Your Child to Work Day 2018

Last month, Learning.com took part in the nation-wide Take Your Child to Work Day celebration with a day full fun and excitement around the office.

Finding the Right Keyboarding Solution

Whether you’re building your own keyboarding curriculum, using free resources online or looking to purchase a keyboarding solution, a keyboarding solution should meet these requirements that will provide the most for your students and teachers.

Keyboarding in the 21st Century

As computer-based standardized assessments move into an online arena, the importance of proper keyboarding instruction and teaching sound touch-typing technique has never been more crucial to student success in school, in college, and in future careers.

Around ASCD

Last month, some of the Learning.com team joined educators from around the globe at the ASCD Empower18 Conference in Boston, MA.

Do You Know Your School Librarian?

The role of the school librarian has evolved due to the changing needs of their customers (students, teachers and administrators); the availability of resources in the libraries they work in; and the advancements of technology. Today’s school librarians are our specialists in information technology.

Common Technology Concepts All Students Need

Careers in technology are no longer limited to engineers and developers. Today’s students need to be prepared for future job skills that require an understanding of technology.

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