Empower students to use technology safely, responsibly & effectively

A comprehensive K-12 resource to teach Digital Citizenship, Media Literacy, Technology Applications and Coding. Lessons cover topics such as cyberbullying, evaluating popular social media sites, creative productivity apps, computational thinking, programming, and more.

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Teach for the world students live in

Over 250 lessons, assessments, & PBLs

The Digital Citizenship & Literacy program is a four-part series that offers a comprehensive K-12 curriculum that is standards-aligned, using research-based instructional models to support a district-wide implementation.

DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP
MEDIA LITERACY
TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS
CODING

Based on research conducted at Harvard Graduate School of Education, curriculum helps create a positive school culture that supports safe and responsible technology use. Topics include:

  • Information Literacy
  • Internet Safety
  • Self-image & Identity
  • Relationships and Communication
  • Privacy & Security
  • Digital Footprint & Reputation
  • Cyberbullying

Teach students how to critically analyze and consume information from news and social media sources. Topics include:

  • Sourcing Information
  • Evaluating Evidence
  • Fighting Cognitive Bias
  • Diversifying Your Media Diet
  • Analyzing Algorithms
  • Exploring Echo Chambers

Introduce students to authentic practices and applications as they learn together how they can apply these skills in the real world. Topics include:

  • Computer Vocabulary
  • Creating Spreadsheets and Designing
  • Using Photoshop
  • 3D Printing
  • Creating Videos, Podcasts, and Websites
  • Virtual & Augmented Reality
  • Understanding Cryptocurrencies and Machine Learning

Provide opportunities for students to innovate by learning programming to gain advantages in thinking, processing, and communicating. Topics include:

  • Grades K-2: Computational thinking in an ELA context; exploring fundamental concepts like sequence & algorithms
  • Grades 3-8: Foundational coding concepts; writing real code in Code Monkey’s gamefied platform
  • Grades 9-12: Front-end development and website design; learning to code in HTML, CSS, and Javascript

Over 300 lessons, assessments, & PBLs

The Digital Citizenship & Literacy program is a four-part series that offers a comprehensive K-12 curriculum that is standards-aligned, using research-based instructional models to support a district-wide implementation.

Benefits of the Digital Citizenship & Literacy

Quote I like using digital citizenship lessons that I got from Nearpod. They allow my students to be fully engaged in a topic that is normally dry and uninteresting. Quote Claire Hirschhorn, Technology Integrator, Yavneh Academy, Paramus, NJ.

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