Digital Literacy Program

Ensuring our students have a baseline knowledge of modern technology is an ongoing priority. To this end, the District is piloting a Digital Literacy program with incoming freshmen. The program is a one semester, competency-based, self-paced, blended learning series with students receiving face-to-face support in their freshman study hall.

This program is designed to provide students (you) with a basic level of competence to use a computer and its applications for learning. Here are some things you should know.

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A device have been issued to you in accordance with Board’s Goal:  To engage students in Anywhere, Anytime Learning by providing laptop computers to expand their learning opportunities.
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The content of the program is aligned to the ISTE Standards for Students:
The standards for evaluating the skills and knowledge students need to learn effectively and live productively in an increasingly global and digital world.
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The content is delivered through Moodle, District 219’s online Learning Management System in a Blended Learning Environment, Freshman Study Halls.
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The tutorials and assessments have been developed through a partnership between District 219 and Atomic Learning, a video tutorial subscription service that all D219 students and employees have access.
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A recommendation will be made that satisfactory completion of this Digital Literacy program will become a graduation requirement.

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