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The Search for a Standards-Aligned Curriculum
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Presented by Nettie Briggs, Senior Education Specialist, Learning.com
Sponsored by Learning.com
Students aren’t born with digital literacy skills.
The idea of “digital natives”—that modern kids are born with digital proficiency—is a myth. If we provide students with core curriculum instruction but ignore foundational digital literacy skills, we set students up to fall short of the demands of higher education and the workforce.
With the right resources, you can successfully embed digital literacy into what you are already teaching and meet academic standards that require students to demonstrate specific digital skills—all while saving time and engaging students with technology.
Nettie Briggs, former District Instructional Technology Teacher at Klein ISD, discusses the importance of finding a standards-aligned digital literacy curriculum in relation to the ISTE, CSTA, and Common Core Standards. During this edWebinar, learn about:
- The importance of finding a standards-aligned solution
- Criteria and processes to evaluate digital literacy curricula
- Tips to incorporate technology-infused projects into core subject-area standards
Elementary and middle school level teachers, technology coordinators, library media specialists, and school administrators will benefit from watching this recorded session. Explore how to search for a standards-aligned curriculum to help prepare your students for college and career success!
About the Presenter
Nettie Briggs is an educator with 34 years of public education experience teaching many subjects, student populations, grade levels, and teachers. She currently is the senior education specialist for Learning.com where she supports successful district implementations of their resources. For 13 years, Nettie was part of building a very successful instructional technology program in a large Texas district. In addition to supporting K-8 teachers with technology integration, she led curriculum-writing teams to organize Learning.com resources and district-created activities aligned to the K-8 technology and core subject standards to be used across the district.
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