Four Steps to an Equitable and Effective Digital Literacy Program

Digital literacy amplifies technology by transforming the ways in which students learn, work, and socialize. By cultivating higher-order digital skills, students change the way they think about technology, which positions them for success in high...

How Are You Planning to Implement Your Digital Literacy Program?

Digital literacy encompasses a range of technology skills that transform the ways in which students learn, collaborate, and digest information. These technology skills include things like computer operations, computational thinking, and digital...

A Simplified Approach to Planning Digital Literacy Assessment

As educators know, assessments are critical to the learning process. They provide beneficial self-checks to students, informative results to teachers, and comprehensive data to administrators. So, when teachers implement digital literacy...

What’s Shaping Elementary and Middle School Technology Curriculum?

Contrary to popular belief, students are not just “born” with technology skills. While we commonly observe them interact daily with their computers and cell phones, that doesn’t necessarily mean they understand basic use, best practice, and...

Plan Digital Literacy Curriculum with ISTE, CSTA, and Core Standards

Standards provide the foundational directions for the course of student learning by aligning curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Therefore, it is unsurprising that when it comes to teaching digital literacy, standards play a pivotal role in...

Your Recipe for Teaching Digital Literacy Skills to Students

Digital literacy is the ability to understand, use, and interact with technology, media, and digital resources in real-world situations, providing the foundation for college and career readiness in the 21st century. To get started teaching...

Ask What Your Typing Software Can Do for You

The importance of typing instruction in elementary classrooms is well established. And with a plethora of typing software to introduce students to this vital skill, elementary school teachers can easily implement typing instruction within their...