Students aren't born with digital literacy skills.
They may use computers and cell phones, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they understand basic uses, best practices, and safety risks. Teaching digital literacy skills ensures compliance with technology standards and helps prepare students for success in our digital world. Texas mandates that every district has a Tech Apps curriculum. Learning.com’s K-8 complete solution is 100% aligned to the required TA-TEKS, as verified by the Texas Education Agency.
EasyTech is a self-paced digital literacy curriculum for grades K-8 that provides interactive lessons, application exercises, activities, discussions and quizzes to help students develop and master the technology and computational thinking skills they need for college and career. Our award-winning curriculum is designed to incorporate digital literacy into core content, integrates with a number of Learning Management Systems, and is intuitive for students as well as teachers who may not have previous experience teaching digital literacy.
Students engage with interactive modules that focus on key digital literacy skills such as:
Effective use of word processing in real-life situations and master touch-typing
Skills to combat cyberbullying, and to determine what information is credible on the internet
Spreadsheets, presentations and multimedia tools to prepare them for the demands of high school, college, and future careers
Computational Thinking & Coding
Logic, problem solving and creativity so they can tackle more advanced computer science topics
EasyTech K-8 Overview
EasyTech is a self-paced digital literacy curriculum for grades K-8 that provides interactive lessons to help students develop keyboarding, word processing, and other technology skills needed for online assessments. It also includes a complete online safety curriculum that helps meet E-Rate and CIPA requirements.
The table below provides an at-a-glance look at the EasyTech curriculum units from kindergarten to eighth grade. Each unit inlcudes lessons, activities, games, journals, discussions, and quizzes to help students gain digital literacy skills. Use this table to determine the most appropriate grade levels to introduce each unit. More detailed analyses are available for grades K-2, 3-5, and 6-8 upon request.