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Learning.com Launches Digital Literacy Course

Learning.com announces Project NextTech, a high school digital literacy course designed to help prepare students for success in high school, college, and their future career opportunities.
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Learning.com announces Project NextTech, a high school digital literacy course designed to help prepare students for success in high school, college, and their future career opportunities. The content is based on curriculum developed by the nonprofit Generation YES through years of research and student and teacher feedback.

Project NextTech’s curriculum is organized around three core topics:

  • Technology Literacy: students develop technology skills and the ability to select the right tool for the context and audience.
  • Information Literacy: students locate and access information, evaluate information critically and competently, and use information effectively and ethically.
  • Media Literacy: students access, analyze, evaluate, and create media in all its forms.

Project NextTech will be available for schools to implement starting January 2015.

Visit the Project NextTech page or stop by the Learning.com booth (#414) at the iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium to learn more.

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