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TypingClub: New Resources and ISTE Seal of Alignment Award

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Saturday, December 5, 11:00 am–12:00 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)

Allison Singh  
Come learn about the new resources available at TypingClub. In addition to its multilingual K-12 typing courses, TypingClub has recently released six new Common Core aligned vocabulary and spelling courses, a digital citizenship course (DC Typing), and earned the ISTE Seal of Alignment.

Audience: Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Principals/head teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Topic: Online tools, apps & resources
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Career and technical education, STEM/STEAM
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Empowered Learner
  • Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.
Digital Citizen
  • Students manage their personal data to maintain digital privacy and security and are aware of data-collection technology used to track their navigation online.
  • Students demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property.
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Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

The purpose of this session is to demonstrate how TypingClub's new resources can be used to support ISTE Student Standards in the classroom.

TypingClub has recently released six new vocabulary and spelling courses, a digital citizenship course (DC Typing), and an enhanced teacher portal. In March of 2019, TypingClub was awarded with the ISTE Seal of Alignment. We are excited to share with you how TypingClub can be used to support the Empowered Learner and Digital Citizen ISTE Student Standards.

Supporting research

REVIEW METHODOLOGY: ISTE Seal of Alignment reviews are conducted by a panel of education and instructional experts. Reviewers use data collected both separately and collectively to determine how a solution addresses specific elements described in each of the indicators of the ISTE Standards. Special instruments are used by reviewers to collect data on potential alignment across all resource materials. Alignment is determined based on the extent to which all or some of specific elements are addressed within the materials. Reviewers conduct regular calibrations to assure the validity and reliability of the results and final review findings are combined for an overall score for
alignment on each individual indicator.

SCOPE OF REVIEW: TypingClub was reviewed for alignment against the ISTE Standards for Students. ISTE reviewers examined all online activities as well as supporting documents such as lesson plans, student handouts and the guidebook.

REVIEW FINDINGS: TypingClub was found to address all indicators for Standards 1 and 2
for Students. TypingClub addresses the ISTE Standards for Students in the following ways:
-Foundational - Resources and activities aligned at the foundational level primarily focus
on skills and knowledge that facilitate skill acquisition to eventually meet ISTE Standard
indicators.

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Allison Singh, TypingClub

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