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Digital Literacy

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.

Web-based STEM competition for students in grades 6—9.

Oct 15, 2018

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Mission to Increase National STEM Literacy

eCYBERMISSION, an Army Educational Outreach Program, is a free web-based STEM competition for students in grades 6–9. The program is committed to answering the nation’s need for increased national STEM literacy and to expanding STEM education opportunities across the country. eCYBERMISSION is looking for educators, community leaders, parents, and professionals interested in STEM to create teams of students. Complete your teams’ registration by November 21 and your students will receive a free STEM Kit. Visit eCYBERMISSION.com to register today.

Manage classroom devices and school-wide IT assets withNetSupport DNA.

Oct 15, 2018

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Solution for Managing IT Assets

NetSupport DNA empowers educators and technicians with a complete solution to manage all classroom devices and school-wide IT assets. As technology use continues to expand in schools, it’s essential that educators are equipped with tools to not only improve the quality of technology-led instruction but also maintain a safe learning environment while ensuring IT assets are used effectively. In addition to providing instructors with tools to interact and collaborate with all types of student devices in their classrooms, NetSupport DNA allows IT staff to centrally manage and support IT assets and endpoints across a school, or district-wide. Powerful internet safety features help promote positive digital citizenship with internet metering, keyword/phrase monitoring, webcam controls, plus much more to help protect vulnerable students. NetSupport DNA provides all the elements for successful IT management across all platforms and all types of devices.

Internet safety with Google.

Oct 15, 2018

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Grant from Google to Get Connected

Google is helping to educate children about good online behavior as part of a partnership with the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and the nonprofit DonorsChoose.org. Schools that adopt the program “Be Internet Awesome” will receive resources and training about digital safety, among other things.

Computer Science Competition

Sep 17, 2018

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Computer Science Competition

Each year the American Computer Science League (ACSL) organizes a computer science or programming competition for precollege students in five divisions—Senior, Intermediate, Junior, Classroom, and Elementary. A preliminary competition, in which individual students compete to get their school team qualified for the All-Star Contest, consists of four contests, each of which has two parts: a written section (called “shorts”) and a programming section.

Environmental Challenge

Sep 17, 2018

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Challenge Devoted to Environmental Sustainability

Project Green Challenge (PGC) is a 30-day global challenge for high school and college students, sponsored by Turning Green (TG), a student-led global movement devoted to education and advocacy around environmentally sustainable and socially responsible choices for individuals, schools, and communities.

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