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.
According to the news platformNewscompare, just 41 percent of Americans believe the mass media report the news “fully, accurately and fairly.” Even fewer Americans who are politically involved believe what they see on television, read in newspapers, or hear on radio.
Across the world, equity and accessibility have become two of the thorniest issues districts face as they continue to offer learning in remote and hybrid learning environments. In the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, some states delayed online learning because they realized all students could not access it.
A free online whiteboard tool called Whiteboard.fi provides classroom teachers with live feedback and immediate overview of their students’ learning. After creating a virtual class space on Whiteboard.fi, teachers invite their students to join.
The NPR Student Podcast Challenge, which has drawn more than 35,000 students around the country into the world of audio storytelling, is back for its third year. Students in grades 5–12 can participate in the 2021 challenge by creating a three- to eight-minute podcast about a topic they want to explore.