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For busy educators with full schedules and limited bandwidth, implementing new digital literacy solutions can be daunting. There are assessments to prep for, standards to meet, costs to cover, and a great deal is asked of the educator when taking on the task of integrating a new program.
PORTLAND, Oregon – (December 4, 2018) Learning.com, a leader in providing digital literacy solutions for grades K-8, announced today its EasyTech solution has been adopted by the Idaho State Department of Education (ISDE) as a comprehensive resource for K-8 Computer...
To help students develop the skills needed to succeed in today's world, more states are creating or adopting computer science standards for elementary students. While some educators may feel the pressure of adding yet another task to the school day is too much, many...
It’s estimated that the jobs that will exist in 2030 have not even been invented yet. So what can school districts do today to prepare our students for the tech careers that lay in wait?
Explore coding and all the benefits it offers students! This infographic introduces the 4 C’s of Coding.
Learn best practices for preparing and delivering quality technology training to your teachers and reach your district’s implementation goals.
Using application experiences, where students must evaluate a problem and then create a solution using technology, deepens learning in a way that allows students to be more than technology users. They become knowledge constructors, innovative designers, creative communicators, and global collaborators.
Elementary and middle school students are invited to compete in the third annual Code-a-Thon, hosted by Learning.com, to learn coding and develop important soft skills.
In a recent webinar, Developing a Cyberbullying Prevention Program, Evan Abramson, Director of Technology at Millburn Township Public Schools in New Jersey, offered the following best practices for providing educators with the resources and support they need to create a cyberbullying prevention program in their district or school.
Learning.com was named an Oregon Top Workplace for the third consecutive year based on employee feedback highlighting the exceptional leadership and collaborative culture.
Blue Shirt Day is Monday, October 1, 2018 and is the start of National Bullying Prevention and Awareness Month, Learning.com team members will wear blue in public support and have shared some of their thoughts on the importance of cyberbullying prevention.
Learning.com Launches Cyberbullying Prevention Campaign for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month
With national data reports showing cyberbullying on the rise, especially in public schools, the Learning.com has created a cyberbullying prevention toolkit for educators to download and help students and parents do their part in promoting online safety and good digital citizen skills.
Learning.com’s new integration with Google Classroom helps districts ensure greater student access to digital literacy instruction.
Learn how this instructional designer is helping her students develop a foundation in technology skills early on so they can take advantage of Career and Technical Education certifications for the jobs of tomorrow.
The modern student needs to be competent and adept at learning, using, and adapting technology tools to be digital citizens, workers and makers. At Learning.com, we are passionate about preparing students with the digital literacy skills they need, starting as early as kindergarten. Read this blog to learn about the curriculum needed to prepare students for future college and careers.
Learning.com’s Director of Education, Jeff Meyer presented on the webinar, “Using Data to Ensure Students Are Tech Ready”. He examined the need for standards-aligned assessment data to drive digital literacy programs in schools and districts. Here is a recap of his presentation.
Digital literacy assessments aligned to standards should provide meaningful data to different stakeholders in the school environment.
Learning.com took a proactive role in helping improve the status of women in tech by recently partnering with ChickTech Portland at the ACT-W (Advancing the Careers of Technical Women) Portland Conference on July 21-22.