How Typing.com Supports One School’s Digital Citizenship Initiatives
Beth Budinich, a librarian from Foothills Elementary School in Washington, recently wrote an article for EdTech Digest that highlights how she is using Typing.com to equip students with proper keyboarding techniques. Teaching keyboarding skills is one of Beth’s three key digital citizenship initiatives as part of a curriculum designed to teach students in grades 3-5 not only the foundations for communicating online, but also how to appropriately use technology, evaluate online content, and navigate more complex issues, such as internet safety and cyberbullying.
You can read the full article here and learn how these programs might also work in your school: 3 Projects for Teaching Digital Citizenship in the School Library
About the author:
Beth Budinich has been an elementary school librarian since 1995. She earned a Master’s Degree in Information Resources and Library Science from the University of Arizona and is Nationally Board Certified in Library Media for teaching grades preschool through 12th grade. She currently resides in a suburb of Seattle and enjoys time spent with her kids, grandkids and dogs.