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Applied Digital Skills: Using Project-Based Lessons to Promote Digital and Life Skills

Date/Time
September 16
12:15 pm - 1:05 pm
Strand
Information & News Literacy
Audience
Library and Media Specialists, Teachers

Google’s Applied Digital Skills is a free, ready-to-use video curriculum aligned to ISTE standards. Designed to promote real-world student success, Applied Digital Skills brings together digital skills and practical life skills in unique, engaging lessons. Through project-based assignments, students have authentic opportunities to practice the 4Cs – communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking. Each project comes with step-by-step videos that are accessible for all learners, and allows for teachers to provide personalized support and instruction to those who need it.

Come experience the curriculum for yourself, and see how easy it is to implement in your classroom. There are hundreds of lessons available, including key topics such as finding information online, evaluating the credibility of online sources, understanding your digital tattoo, creating strong passwords, and protecting personal information online.

Presenter
Cassidy Kuhlmann
Cassidy Kuhlmann
Digital Learning Coach, Gemini Middle School