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3. Test Out an Applied Digital Skills Lesson

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A great way to see what the Applied Digital Skills experience is like is to test out one of the projects.

In this video, you’ll explore one of the lessons as a student and create your own project.

To begin, open a new browser tab. Navigate to g.co/applieddigitalskills.

Click on the Lessons tab. Then, search for “Design a Poster About You."

This lesson takes about thirty minutes to complete and can be extended to 45 minutes with extension videos. The lesson instructs students how to use digital tools to create a poster about themselves.

Pause this video and watch the “Design a Poster About You” activity. Return to this video when you’re done creating your project.

Welcome back! Now, reflect on how you might implement this project in your own classroom.

Remember that you can adapt many lessons to fit almost every subject area.

For example, this lesson could be adapted for students to create a poster about a literary character, innovative scientist, or notable person from history or today.

Read through the “Adapt Applied Digital Skills for Your Class” article in the Help Center for more ideas on adapting lessons to your subject content.

Great job on creating your project! Now that you’ve seen what Applied Digital Skills looks like on the student side, move on to the next video to create your first class as a teacher.