Learning Resource Library

Resources created or curated by the LTC that address essential and relevant K-12 education and technology topics.

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Instructional Technology Coaching to Enhance Professional Practice

Instructional Technology Coaching to Enhance Professional Practice details the rationale and need for instructional technology coaches in school districts across Illinois. This report highlights the role of an instructional technology coach and the Learning Technology

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CISA K-12 Cybersecurity Recommendations & Toolkit

This report, created by the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, provides recommendations and resources to help K-12 schools and school districts address systemic cybersecurity risk.

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Protecting Our Future: Partnering to Safeguard K–12 Organizations from Cybersecurity Threats

This report, created by the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, provides recommendations and resources to help K-12 schools and school districts address systemic cybersecurity risk.

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What Is Data Privacy?

When you think of privacy, what comes to mind? Closing your window shades? Keeping your phone screen locked? Shutting the door when you have a sensitive conversation? We do all of these things to preserve

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6 Ways To Help Employees Be Privacy Aware

Teach your employees how to update their privacy and security settings on their devices and promote awareness about privacy, safeguard data and enable trust throughout the workplace with these tips. pieces of data. This data

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How To Be A Data Snob

Data privacy might seem like an abstract concept, but it couldn’t be more personal. You generate a long scroll of data every time you access the internet, and sometimes when you don’t – your home

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Data: The Story of You – Infographic

Ever wonder how important your data is for large companies? Well this infographic will show you what percentage of people care about their data and how many are unable to protect their data effectively.

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Respect Customer Privacy Infographic

Here’s an infographic on how important customers data privacy really is, from what percentage of consumers appreciate that companies gives them control over what information is collected about them to what percentage wanted a greater

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Illinois Computer Literacy Guidelines Planning Document

This document is an adaptation of ISBE’s Computer Literacy guidelines, with added columns for resources and notes. It includes breakouts by grade band (K-1, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12).

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IL CS Mastery Worksheet

This document is similar to the Alignment Worksheet, but can be used at the classroom level to align the standards to individual lessons or units of instruction. It includes a customizable 3-level scale to show

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IL CS Alignment Worksheet

This document takes the Integrated View of all CS Standards and splits them out by grade band (K-1, 3-5, and 6-8). It provides additional columns to allow districts to self-assess their CS program for alignment

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Integrated View of CS Standards

This document combines the new IL CS Standards into a single view to make it easy to see how they are organized and follow their progression across grade levels. There is a K-12 view, as

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8 Digital Skills Every Teacher Needs

Technology Integration is fundamental for an effective digital learning experience, here’s an Infographic with 8 digital skills every teacher needs to know along side with the best programs to support them!

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Coding for Littles Poster Series

Let’s go on a journey to explore coding terms that you may already know by another name in this poster series. Download this one-of-a-kind resource for K-2 educators to integrate CS language into activities you

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Google’s Phishing Quiz

Identifying phishing can be harder than you think. Phishing is an attempt to trick you into giving up your personal information by pretending to be someone you know. Practice telling what is fake using Google’s

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Digital Leap Success Matrix

CoSN’s Digital Leap Success Matrix is a curated collection of best practices for school systems seeking technology solutions that will enable conditions for a successful digital transition.

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School Law Update: Top Tech Issues for the 2022-23 School Year

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Tips to Enhance Google Classroom to Save You & Your Students Time! | LTC Tech Tip | Part 1

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Easy Tips for Google Docs and Chrome to Streamline Your School Day | LTC Tech Tip | Part 2

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Getting Started with the K 8 Computer Science Standards

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Re-Engaging Students with Transferrable Teaching and Learning Practices

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Top Secret Hidden Communication Tool in Google Slides! | LTC Tech Tip

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Use Tynker’s Free Nasa Projects to Hook Students on Coding

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EdTech for All: Creating Accessible Digital Content

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Digital Literacy: Leveraging Technology To Inform

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NEW CS Curriculum for Connecting to the Content Areas | Code.org CS Connections | LTC Tech Tip

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At a Glance: Simple Tips to Organize in Color with Google Workspace | Monthly Tech Tip

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Tips for Teaching Cybersecurity | LTC Webinar

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Get in the Game! Three Levels of Gamification

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Professional Sharing Tricks – URL Swaps in Google Docs | LTC Monthly Tech Tip