TechApps for Texas is a comprehensive digital curriculum for technology applications by Learning.com. The program intends to help students become future-ready by providing lessons based on real-life applications of technology skills.
Learning List has reviewed grades K-8 of the version of the material submitted for state review under Proclamation 2024 in Texas. Although some content in the Texas version specifically addresses the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, the structure and features of this version are consistent with the national version of the material. Therefore, while the alignment report is Texas-specific, the information contained in our editorial review and spec sheets could be useful to any school district selecting materials for tech apps.
Learning.com organizes learning based on key concepts in technology applications, including Digital Citizenship, Digital Literacy, and Keyboarding. Within each concept, the material provides multiple lessons categorized by type (i.e., instruction, practice, discussion, project). Within each grade span (K-2, 3-5, 6-8), multiple lessons are provided in a game-based, digital environment. Lessons can be integrated within core content and range in the amount of time required from 15-45 minutes.
Lessons are developed consistently, and the scope and sequence of the lessons provides a logical progression of skill development across grade levels. The material includes comprehensive instruction about digital citizenship and cybersecurity. Lessons are age-appropriate and teach students skills and applications for technology that are transferable across subject areas.
Read Learning List’s editorial review to learn more about how the material addresses the needs of special student populations and assesses student progress.
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*Content in this section is adapted from Learning.com.