Digital Curriculum

How does learning change when students have access to digital resources and a learning environment that goes beyond the classroom walls? This toolkit is designed to help educators incorporate digital curriculum by showcasing the research-based practices that other schools have used to great success.

All Digital Curriculum toolkit files

A zip file containing all downloadable Digital Curriculum toolkit resources  

Digital Curriculum Graphic Organizer

A visual organizer to better support your Digital Curriculum efforts

Digital Curriculum Toolkit Resource Matrix

An easy-to-use overview of K-12 Blueprint Digital Curriculum Toolkit resources with suggested uses

Getting Started with Digital Content

Success depends on a strong network of professionals working together to support digital programs

Digital Content in the K-12 Classroom

Today's digital technologies are revolutionizing the way people communicate and learn

Challenges and Solutions

Consider the following challenges you might encounter when migrating to digital content

Digital Curriculum Checklist

Evaluate your school’s readiness for a digital curriculum

Digital Curriculum Resources

These resources can be used to assist in digital curriculum planning and implementation

Instructional Delivery

Game-based learning, virtual simulations and multimedia help students engage in personalized learning experiences 

Learning Management Systems

A learning management system (LMS) allows teachers to offer tailored instruction: anytime, anywhere

Making the Move to Digital Content

Digital learning environments are the key to promoting 21st century learning in the classroom

Parent and Teacher Resources

Websites for digital media, educational app reviews, internet safety, online privacy and family media management

Rethinking the Library Media Center

Four library media specialists share stories about transforming libraries into next-generation resource centers that students and teachers love to visit.

Dell Chromebooks and Classrooms: A Winning Combination

See for yourself how today’s teachers are using Intel-based Chromebooks to bring 21st Century learning to their students.

District-wide Collaboration Moves Everyone Forward in Wheeling, Illinois

Inclusionary practice, authentic learning and one-to-one with Lenovo and Acer Chromebooks all characterize CCSD21's programs.

Bibb County School District builds a centralized data center and deploys thousands of new client systems

Georgia’s Bibb County School District wanted to transform the educational experience and expand access to technology for its 25,000 students. The district deployed thousands of new Dell* desktop, laptop, and Ultrabook™ systems equipped with Intel® Core™ i5 processors to help improve learning outcomes and increase student engagement.

Math is One of Many Stars at Walter Payton Prep

Math teams and contests, exciting electives, collaborative problem solving, and a culture of experimentation and exploration make this Chicago Magnet School a very special place.

Redefining Learning in Maine Township, Illinois

Teacher-led professional development, a student “genius desk,” a 1:1 initiative featuring Dell Chromebooks, and oodles of collaboration all characterize High School District 207’s transformative approach.

Small Pilots Lead to a Successful 1:1 Program in Hillsborough, NJ

Four years ago, when the Hillsborough Township Public Schools started discussing 1:1, they were determined to take a careful and thorough approach to hardware planning. Their decision to adopt Chromebooks and Android tablets grew out of three years of pilots involving a variety of devices.

Miami-Dade Focuses on Equity in its 1:1 Initiative

When you’re planning a 1:1 initiative for a district the size of Miami-Dade Public Schools – the nation’s fourth-largest district – it’s crucial to have the infrastructure and a PD plan in place, along with a vision and support at every level.

Narrowing the Divide and Nurturing Tech Experts in Sterling Morton Schools

96 percent of students at the Chicago-area Morton 201 High School District qualify for free or reduced-price lunch but that didn’t stop the district leadership from finding ways to get Dell laptops into students’ hands for one-to-one use.

Goodbye, Textbooks; Hello, Tech

Vail School District in Arizona embraces the digital life with its Beyond Textbooks initiative, now in its sixth year.

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10 Digital Citizenship Resources - Web in the Classroom Part 3

Every school needs to have a plan for effectively teaching Digital Citizenship. View this selection of effective and up to date resources compiled by Mike Gorman. 

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Taking a Trip with Google Expeditions

We welcome new Leadership Voices Blogger, Melissa Lim! Learn all about Google Expeditions and the engaging learning experiences they can provide. 

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Plan Your Adventure - A Reading Prescription for 2016

Want to bring about meaningful change in 2016? See Donna Teuber's 'Reading Prescription for 2016'. 

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Positive and Energized - Getting to Flow in Technology and Education

There are many ways to approach educational technology in schools. Read as Leslie Wilson illustrates the difference that motivation, force and approach make. 

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Cow Paths of Learning

Taking a fresh look at student learning in new and instinctive ways is an critical part of empowering transformative learning. In this post, David Jakes shares essential questions for today's leaders. 

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Tristen - Student Advice on Social Media

Social Media - What do the students say? Read for ideas and insights from Richland 2 student, Tristen Prescott. 

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Deeper Learning: Passionate Learning

Finding and inspiring passionate learning is a daily goal of dedicated educators. Read the insights of Marianthe Williams and her experience with Intel's Innovative Educator's program. 

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Vetting Web 2.0 Educational Tools - The Web in the Classroom Part 2

What kinds of questions should we be asking about web resources before using them in the classroom? Read Part 2 of Mike Gorman's series on the best ways to vet classroom resources. 

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10 Ideas to Consider Before Using an Internet Resource: The Web in the Classroom Part 1

How do you vet educational technology web resources before using it in the classroom? Read these valuable points from Mike Gorman. 

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Irreplaceable: Teachers

Teachers have and always will be irreplaceable. Read Leslie Wilson’s insights on the time honored importance of teachers and their role today in the meaningful use of educational technologies. 

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