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

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.

Teamwork Takes This Texas District’s 1:1 Program to the Next Level

It’s been several years since we first profiled Klein ISD’s one-to-one program. In this update we look at what’s happened over eight years in this pioneering district.


Customer Experience: The Real Measure of IT

Buy in and positive customer experience can are found on the road to success. Read Bob Moore's insights on ways in which schools can apply attention customer experience when implementing successful educational technology initiatives. 

The Dangers of Saying 'No' to Edtech

When examining technology in schools, a close look at uses and applications is essential - both now and into the future. Read Leslie Wilson's insights on recent critiques for educational technology. 

10 Free Resources and Tools for Today's Classrooms

Effective use of technology in the classroom can be supported by online tools. View this list of selected tools by Mike Gorman to support Technology Integration, 1 to 1 and Student Centered Learning

Smoothly Transition into School with Google Classroom and Intel-based Chromebooks

Alice Keeler, a Google for Education Certified Innovator, explains how Google Classroom on Intel-based Chromebooks can greatly ease the process of going digital. 

The Moment of an Idea

Valuing creative ideas which are sparked each and every day is essential! Read David Jakes insights on how to foster support for creative ideas.

Creating and Collaborating in The Cloud with Chromebooks

Chromebooks have taken the education world by storm over the last few years. They’re affordable, easily portable, and give our students access to the world. In a short time they’ve become, in my opinion, the biggest no-brainer in education. So, what does this mean for our students? What can students actually do on a Chromebook?

10 Inspiring Lessons From An Almost Analog Native - Back To School 2015

It was a normal first day back to school. The building was still quiet and still. I could sense there was an air of extreme excitement and anticipation in the air. I sat at my desk and pondered the reality of a new year wondering about the new faces I would greet.  I already knew that all too soon I would be waving good bye to another group I had come to know so well.

Bringing Learning into the 21st Century at MDCPS

A new video showcasing educators bringing blended learning and engaging content to fundamentally transform education at Miami Dade County Public Schools. See how their new technology is changing they way they teach. 

NJDOE Report on Budgeting for Digital Learning

The New Jersey Department of Education released a report called Transformative Budgeting for Digital Learning which aims to help schools and districts through the budget process for transitioning to digital curriculum.

Game Changer - Microsoft's OneNote Class Notebook Creator

There are times when a certain resource is a true game changer for teaching and learning. Marianthe Williams describes collaboration, digital learning and more found with the use of OneNote. 



Less Waiting, More Learning with Intel Powered Chromebooks

In the past few years, Chromebooks have taken the education world by storm because of their affordability, ease of use, and compatibility with cloud-based blended learning. In this new eBook you will learn about several districts that have achieved great results by moving towards 1:1 implementations with Intel-based models. Check out their stories and their tips for learning in the cloud with Chromebooks.