Applied Digital Skills

Engaging, video-based lessons that teach digital skills through immediate, real-life applications and project-based curriculum.

Applied Digital Skills is a free, video- and project-based curriculum designed for a self-paced blended learning environment where students practice life skills while building projects using Google’s Suite of apps (Docs, Sheets, Slides, and more). It provides learners in late elementary school, middle school, high school and beyond with critical thinking and digital skills to solve problems in work and life. Recognized by Common Sense Education as a Top Pick for Learning 2018, and has received ISTE’s Seal of Alignment for student standards.

Audience: 
Upper elementary (3-5)
Middle school (6-8)
High school (9-12)
Girls
English language learners
Youth of color
Lower income communities
Youth with learning disabilities
Rural communities
Learner Experience w/ CS & CT: 
Beginner
Some Practice
Facilitator Type: 
Library staff member
Community member
Teen
Facilitator Experience w/ CS & CT: 
Beginner
Some Practice
Experienced
Type of Library: 
Public
School
Tribal
Special
Library Location Type: 
Rural
Suburban
Urban
Size: 
Very small (< 300 students, < 10k population)
Small (< 500 students, < 24k population)
Medium (< 750 students, < 99k population)
Large (< 1000 students, < 500k population)
Very large (1000+ students, 500k+ population)
Topic: 
English & language arts
Reading
Science
Social studies
Text-based programming
Careers
Program Type & Frequency: 
In school time
Out of school time
Ongoing sessions
One time session
Requirements: 
Technology required
No cost
Ready to Code Pathway Connection: 
Connecting youth interests & youth voice
Resource Type: 
Lesson plans & activities
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