Smart Choices for a Digital Age Curriculum
Smart Choices for a Digital Age is a secondary social skills curriculum emphasizing the appropriate use of various technologies, as well as pertinent topics, such as cell phones, the Internet, emails, text messages, social media sites, online research, cyberbullying, and more!
This program provides the instruction and supports for students’ use of technology at home and in school.
Using the novella format originally conceived by Dr. Stride, students are presented with 18 real-life technology-related dilemmas (with nine focusing on technology at home and the other nine on technology at school).
Teacher’s Guide - highlights instruction in body language, tech talk, vocabulary development, social-emotional skills, research, art expression, STEAM, project-based activities, and comprehension.
Student Reader presents real-life technology dilemmas and issues to students with high interest, simplified text in a highly-illustrated format.
Student Workbook provides worksheets for each chapter and affords practice to improve reading comprehension, vocabulary acquisition, building character, research, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) competencies. In addition, there are activities specific to technology projects and social-emotional learning provided online via the Attainment HUB.
Assessments accompany each chapter with various question types to ensure success: reading comprehension, true/false, cloze, matching, and discussion.
The Curriculum includes:
- Teacher's Guide
- Student Reader
- consumable Student Workbook
- 18 downloadable chapter assessments
- workbook pages
- 18 art expression activities
The Curriculum Plus includes:
- The Curriculum (listed above)
- 2 Student Readers
- 10 consumable Student Workbooks
- the entire set of workbook pages as accessible GoWorksheets (iPad only), and samples of communication overlays
The GoWorksheets can be used with the free GoWorksheet app or the full GoWorksheet Plus app available on the App Store.
- Aligned with CASEL social-emotional competencies
- Incorporates real-life topics with simplified text
- Uses age-appropriate illustrations
- Includes project-based technological activities, worksheets, and assessments
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