Tag Archives: digital literacy

Cool Tool | QwertyTown

QwertyTown has reinvented how students learn how to type through a web-based keyboarding app that teaches typing and online communication skills. Students are driven to succeed by QwertyTown’s gamification features, social motivation, powerful teacher reports, and a deep understanding of how … Continue reading

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The New Reference Shelf

As technology evolves, promoting digital literacy through online video. GUEST COLUMN | by Laurie Burruss Technology continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, making software skills and digital literacy critical to student and employee success in the 21st century. Community … Continue reading

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The Pittsburgh Model

‘Steel City’ innovation blazes trail for 21st century American learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Cathy Lewis Long From steel to steak sauce and Mr. Rogers to Andy Warhol, Pittsburgh has a long and storied reputation as a foundry of American … Continue reading

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A Little Magic

My quest to get kids reading real books, with the power of smartphones. GUEST COLUMN | by Dave Fahrer Most parents — luddites and the Amish aside — are raising digital natives: kids who know how to use smartphones better … Continue reading

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What It Means to Be Digitally Expressive

Bridging the creativity gap with mobile tools in education.    INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Passionate about inspiring and engaging educators and students to create, and not just consume digital media, Tacy Trowbridge has led national programs and organizations to … Continue reading

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