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"We need to embrace technology to make learning more engaging. Because when students are engaged and they are interested, that's where learning takes place." ― Unknown

Technology, the Internet, and web resources play an increasingly important part in the classroom for students, teachers, and administrators. Technology changes constantly, so our intent with the following links is to provide information about new resources, important links, and online resources you can use to help you integrate technology into your programs and lesson.


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Microsoft Digital Literacy Curriculum
The goal of Microsoft Digital Literacy is to teach and assess basic computer concepts and skills so that people can use computer technology in everyday life to develop new social and economic opportunities for themselves, their families, and their communities. (Microsoft Required)

GCFLearnFree.org
This site provides facilitated and self-paced online learning opportunities for both students and teachers. Topics includes subjects such as Internet basics, commonly used software, math and money, everyday living, and career development.

OTAN: Outreach and Technical Assistance Network for Adult Educators
This California based website provides electronic collaboration and information, and support for instructional technology and distance learning to literacy and adult education providers. Some of the courses may not be available to those outside of California.

Self-Guided Free Online Technology Workshops
Catalyst provides "How-To" guides and step-by-step instructions for common online tasks, such as document and data management (Word, Access, and Excel), how to use videos, creating graphics, and understanding web publishing.

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