A complete digital literacy curriculum for K8, EasyTech features self-paced lessons and games to practice skills, and quizzes to check for understanding. EasyTech provides detailed instruction in keyboarding, mouse basics, word processing and other core technology skills. It’s also tablet-ready and available on iPad and Android tablet devices.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 3:51pm
The state Department of Education has released the Pennsylvania School Performance Profile, with information on each individual public school, including charter, cyber-charter, and vocational-technical schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 3:21pm
For the past 10 years, New York University's Polytechnic Institute has run a competition called Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW). Students compete to find flaws in various websites' security measures, and exploit them to gain access to the sensitive information stored within. The National Security Agency and other government agencies have been known to recruit talent from among the competitors.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 07/19/2013 - 2:46pm
A survey of teachers who instruct American middle and high school students finds that digital technologies are impacting student writing in myriad ways and there are significant advantages from tech-based learning.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 1:56pm
A student convinced Blackhawk School Board members to videotape their meetings and post the video to the school’s website. Matt Young, a junior who made a presentation, told the board videos will increase public access and awareness.