Internet Usage & Online Communication Curriculum for K-8

Teach students to use the internet to gather information, foster collaborative learning experiences, and create and share digital media.

Internet Usage & Online Communication Skills for the Empowered Technology User

Online Communication

Be respectful in all digital communications and protect against the potential risks and dangers associated with online communication and participation in online communities, including discussion groups, blogs, and social networking sites.

Creative Credit & Copyright

Demonstrate respect for intellectual property and copyright laws when using and sharing digital media and resources created by others.

Online Collaboration

Create, share, and utilize collaborative workspaces and digital tools for asynchronous and synchronous collaboration with remote learners and recognize the interconnectedness of the global community.

Digital Media Creation

Design, develop, and publish digital media to share with others, including online content such as websites, videos, blogs, and podcasts.

Online Research

Use age-appropriate search engines and search strategies to acquire and organize media and digital content through information sourcing and evaluate for validity, accuracy, relevance, and credibility.

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Curriculum Elements

Delivered through Learning.com’s award-winning platform, the curriculum features interactive digital lessons, scaffolded projects, and dynamic progress monitoring.

Lessons

Individualized digital videos with an interactive and gamified interface

Application Exercises

Hands-on and collaborative learning opportunities with unplugged modifications

Discussions

Guided conversations to help students practice communication and articulate their understanding of the content

Skills Checks

Pre and post grade-level tests designed to capture student growth

Quizzes

Formative check-ins to inform instructional decisions

“We like to call it our 'one-stop-shop'. We know that our students are learning state-mandated Internet safety protocols, anti-bullying behaviors, and social media etiquette, along with keyboard fluency and coding which are student favorites. Learning.com is always expanding to meet the demands placed on education and this has provided our district with great peace of mind.”

Cindy Laird, Technology Director
Nederland Independent School District
Nederland, TX

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Teachers

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  • Measure progress with student and class-level reporting
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