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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.

Sep 18, 2020

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5 Reasons Why It's More Important Than Ever to Teach Creativity

On the laundry list of skills and content areas teachers have to cover, creativity doesn’t traditionally get top billing. It’s usually lumped together with other soft skills like communication and collaboration: Great to have, though not as important as reading or long division.

But research is showing that creativity isn’t just great to have. It’s an essential human skill — perhaps even an evolutionary imperative in our technology-driven world.

Sep 15, 2020

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Award Honoring Young Women for Computing Expertise

The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) presents the Award for Aspirations in Computing (Award for AiC) to ninth- through twelfth-grade students who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or nonbinary for their computing-related achievements and interests, and encourages them to pursue their passions.

Sep 01, 2020

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Back-to-School Routines and Activities for Remote or Hybrid Environments

Facing History and Ourselves is providing a back-to-school resource collection to help teachers lay the foundation of community and care with their students for the school year ahead.

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Sep 01, 2020

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Sep 01, 2020

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IBM AI-Focused Online Tools

IBM has launched three new online tools to teach young people about the future of artificial intelligence (AI). One resource is a free version of IBM’s P-TECH program designed to give underserved students the skills they need to succeed in a STEM career.

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