Palmetto Digital Literacy Program

Learning.com has partnered with the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee and the Department of Education to help prepare your students and teachers with digital literacy skills. Funding is available to purchase K-8 digital literacy curriculum and technology skills assessments for teachers and students. School districts must have poverty indices of 80% or greater or be a trial and plaintiff district in the Abbeville equity lawsuit to qualify.

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Partnership Overview

EasyTech displayed on laptop and tablet screens

EasyTech is self‐paced digital literacy curriculum for grades K‐8 that provides interactive lessons to help students develop the 21st century technology skills needed for academic success, including keyboarding, word processing, online safety, and coding.

EasyCode displayed on a laptop screen

EasyCode Basic is a plug-in to EasyTech that provides coding challenges for students to apply their computational thinking skills using a true programming language.

Inquiry displayed on laptop and tablet screens

Inquiry uses a project-based approach to integrating technology into core subject instruction. It includes six projects per grade level in grades K-8 covering concepts in ELA, math, science, and social studies.

21st Century Skills Assessment displayed on laptop and tablet screens

21st Century Skills Assessment reliably tests elementary and middle school students’ grasp of 21st century skills, including technology operations, information literacy, digital citizenship, critical thinking, decision making, creativity, and innovation to inform instruction.

WayFind Teacher Assessment displayed on laptop and tablet screens

WayFind uses performance-based and multiple-choice questions to measure teachers’ 21st century teaching skills and includes professional development that addresses the ISTE Standards for Teachers.

Professional Development


Get the Right Professional Development

Whether you need onsite or web-delivered training, our Education Services team is here to help you make the most of your Learning.com solutions. All of our trainers have first-hand experience in the education field and can help you reach your technology integration goals.

Online and in-person workshop topics:

  • Getting Started: Learning.com for Administrators, Teachers and/or Academic Coaches
  • Learning.com Assessments: Planning and Administration
  • Learning.com Assessments: Getting the Most out of your Data

Join Us at a Palmetto Teacher Camp!

The free regional Learning.com Palmetto Digital Literacy Teacher Camp is designed to help you make the most of your Learning.com resources and prepare your students for success.

We will host Palmetto Teacher Camps in a variety of locations. If your campus or district would like to host a Palmetto Teacher Camp, please us at palmetto@learning.com.

During Palmetto Teacher Camp, you will:

Goal: Teachers will be able to implement EasyTech, a comprehensive digital literacy curriculum, grades K-8. Teachers will be introduced to Inquiry, a project-based approach to technology integration. Onsite training includes tips and tricks for implementation.

Sample agenda:

  • Introduction to Learning.com
  • Hands-on guided exploration of student experience in EasyTech
  • Explanation of EasyTech curriculum and item types, including keyboarding and online safety
  • Hands-on practice in teacher interface
  • Work time to set up units of instruction
  • Overview of Inquiry projects
  • In depth walk-through of a project
  • More work time

If your district is interested in hosting a free onsite training, please email palmetto@learning.com today.

Register

To participate, each district must complete and return an enrollment form to Learning.com. The form must be signed by the participating district’s Superintendent and an electronic copy of the form must be sent to palmetto@learning.com.

Directions for submitting the completed and signed form can be found on page one of the form.

If you have questions about the program or completing the form, please contact palmetto@learning.com.

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