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Why Applied Digital Skills works

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Project-based curriculum

Students leave with a useful project, like a presentation, a resume or a research plan

Skills for school, work and life

Teach the 4 C's: communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking

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  • Make Art with Google Sheets

    Create a pixel art project using conditional formatting in a spreadsheet.

    • Skills taught:
    • Advanced formulas
    • Conditional formulas
    • Data visualization
    • Using:
    • Sheets

    Organize Files in Drive

    Learn how to store, access, and share documents, presentations, forms, and photos in the cloud.

    • Skills taught:
    • Digital collaboration
    • File sharing
    • File organization
    • Using:
    • Docs
    • Drive

    Write an If-Then Adventure Story

    Collaborate with classmates to create an interactive story using Google Slides.

    • Skills taught:
    • Digital collaboration
    • Slide hyperlinks
    • Presentation formatting
    • Using:
    • Docs
    • Slides

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  • Send Professional Emails

    Learn how to write professional emails for specific workplace situations.

    • Skills taught:
    • Effective communication
    • Gmail features
    • Writing strategies
    • Using:
    • Gmail
    • Search

    Use Digital Tools for Everyday Tasks

    Learn to communicate more efficiently through emails, internet search, and digital documents.

    • Skills taught:
    • Account creation
    • Effective communication
    • Gmail features
    • Using:
    • Docs
    • Drive
    • Gmail
    • Search

    Use Google Drive to Organize Files and Folders

    Organize your files by creating folders in Google Drive.

    • Skills taught:
    • Digital collaboration
    • File organization
    • File sharing
    • Using:
    • Drive

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  • Plan and Promote an Event

    Promote an event by creating to-do lists and assigning tasks to others.

    • Skills taught:
    • Digital publishing
    • Document formatting
    • Effective communication
    • Using:
    • Gmail
    • Docs
    • Drawings
    • Sheets
    • Sites

    Create a Budget in Google Sheets

    Learn to make good financial decisions by researching and comparing costs in a spreadsheet.

    • Skills taught:
    • Data analysis
    • Conditional formulas
    • Organizing data
    • Using:
    • Sheets
    • Maps
    • Search

    Create a Resume in Google Docs

    Design, write, and format a professional resume that stands out.

    • Skills taught:
    • Digital collaboration
    • Document formatting
    • Effective communication
    • Using:
    • Docs
    • Gmail
    • Search

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  • Create a Study Schedule to Meet Your Goals

    Organize and track your goals, and improve your study skills using a spreadsheet.

    • Skills taught:
    • Conditional formulas
    • Digital collaboration
    • Spreadsheet organization
    • Using:
    • Sheets

    Design an Infographic in Google Drawings

    Summarize and communicate inforamtion visually by creating an infographic in Google Drawings.

    • Skills taught:
    • Data analysis
    • Data visualization
    • Source evaluation
    • Using:
    • Drawings
    • Search

    Start or Join a Video Conference with Google Meet

    Schedule new meetings, work with audio and video settings, add captions, and record meetings.

    • Skills taught:
    • Communication
    • Digital collaboration
    • File sharing
    • Sharing research
    • Video conferencing
    • Using:
    • Meet

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  • Create a class and add your students

    Share the class code with your students or import your roster from Google Classroom

  • Find a lesson

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  • Prepare to teach

    Use resources like lesson plans and rubrics to tailor your teaching to meet student needs

"I like that the skills my students learn as part of the Applied Digital Skills curriculum are real-life skills that people in the workforce use every day."

Kay Vanzant-Bradney

Middle School Teacher


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