The SL technology curriculum is the choice of hundreds of school districts, private schools and homeschoolers around the world and tens of thousands of students, this nine-volume tech ed curriculum is the all-in-one solution to running an effective, efficient, and fun technology program for kindergarten-eighth grade (each grade level textbook sold separately) whether you are the lab specialist, IT coordinator, or classroom teacher. Each lesson is aligned with both Common Core State Standards* and National Educational Technology Standards, and includes:
- an Essential Question
- a Big Idea
- suggested assessments
- required materials to accomplish the lesson
- domain-specific vocabulary
- problem solving
- teacher preparation required
- how to extend learning
- grading rubrics
- warm up and exit tickets
- homework (grades 3-8)
- pedagogic articles (where relevant)
- classroom posters (where relevant)
- additional resources
- how students can collaborate/share projects
Using a tested approach that promotes literacy, critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making, students learn the technology required to prepare for their future. The secret for you, as teacher, is providing the appropriate lessons at the right time.
Each volume in the curriculum includes a wide-ranging Scope and Sequence, 32 weekly lessons or Units, monthly homework (3rd – 5th only), student Certificate of Completion, articles that address tech pedagogy, and posters ready to print and hang on your walls.
With your tech curriculum purchase, you receive FREE access to a wealth of online resources including hundreds of teacher materials that differentiate instruction, websites that extend learning, a weekly video to show you how to teach the lesson (via a free subscription included in the text) and free help from professionals using the curriculum.