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TypingClub By Edclub: New Resources, ISTE Seal of Alignment Award and Accessibility

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Allison Singh  
Come learn about the new resources available from edclub. From the makers of TypingClub, edclub has recently released a new vocabulary and spelling program. TypingClub also features a new digital citizenship-based typing course, D.C. Typing. Edclub offers multiple languages and accessibility settings to cater to all learners.

Audience: Curriculum/district specialists, Principals/head teachers, Teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Topic: Online tools, apps & resources
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: STEM/STEAM, Career and technical education
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Empowered Learner
  • Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.
Digital Citizen
  • Students demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property.
  • Students manage their personal data to maintain digital privacy and security and are aware of data-collection technology used to track their navigation online.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

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

Edclub has recently released a new Vocabulary & Spelling program, a digital citizenship-based typing 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 Leaner 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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