Applying and using technology effectively as a research, organization, and evaluation tool; using digital technologies and social networks to access, manage, create, and evaluate information successfully.
In honor of National Literacy Month and students heading back to school, Reading IsFundamental (RIF) and Macy’s are offering new, free resources and digital tools to support the fight against the national literacy crisis. The newly created “Be Your Best You” social–emotional learning (SEL) collection focuses on the themes of confidence and empowerment.
iCivics and Discovery Education will present a special virtual viewing party for students and teachers in observance of Constitution Day 2019. Politics and government can often seem like the dominion of adults, and school-aged children may not realize that they too have a voice in American society.
“Coding, the Musical,“ by TechSpaghetti, is a freeinteractive app designed for iOS mobile devices that introduces children aged 4–8, specifically girls, to coding as they create characters and build musical story worlds.
Just in time for National Constitution Day (September 17), the National Constitution Center has a new initiative for constitutional education and civil dialogue. Through the Center’s Classroom Exchanges program, teachers engage students in dialogue and deepen their constitutional knowledge.
Digital cultures and technology are changing the world, and community-based, youth-serving organizations can play a critical role. To help prepare for this role, Reclaiming Digital Futures, an initiative of Susan Crown Exchange (SCE) and University of California, Irvine, has developed a toolkit that shares effective practices for equitable, youth-oriented digital learning.