Thank you for participating in Applied Digital Skills Week to learn about this free curriculum that will not only build our students’ digital literacy skills but also develop their collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking abilities. The goal of this week is to help you prepare to use Applied Digital Skills with your students (maybe even this week!)
First things first…
Now for the challenge…
Day #1 Challenge: Create an Applied Digital Skills Class
Here’s the Day #1 Challenge: Create an Applied Digital Skills Class!
(Scroll down to see how!)
To enter the daily challenge contest, take a screenshot, photo and/or selfie of your Applied Digital Skills class and share it on Twitter with the hashtags #GrowWithGoogle and #EdTechTeam.
We’ll choose one winner today to receive a bundle of FIVE Google Cardboard Virtual Reality Viewers. We’ll DM you on Twitter if you won!
Example tweet (but feel free to write your own!):
BONUS Challenge: Already have your students in an Applied Digital Skills class? Share a photo of your students using the curriculum!
How to Create an Applied Digital Skills Class
To start out, you should know that your students don’t need to log in to Applied Digital Skills to use the curriculum. The content is open for anyone to see with or without a Google account. However, if you want to track your students’ progress and see their reflections on their learning, you’ll want to log in and create a class they can join. Here is a quick tutorial. Go to Applied Digital Skills and follow the steps below.
Step 1: Sign In
Step 2: Choose “I am an instructor”
Step 3: Fill out your profile
Step 4: Click the Add a Class plus in the lower right
Step 5: Create a class!
Step 6: Your class is created. To see all your classes, click “My Classes”.
Step 7: Take a screenshot or selfie with your Applied Digital Skills class to share on Twitter and enter to win a bundle of 5 Google Cardboard viewers!
Thank you for participating in today’s challenge. Looking for more support and information? Join our webinar tonight, Getting Started with Applied Digital Skills. We’ll give an overview of the curriculum as well as show you how to create a class, enroll your students, and get started! See you tonight, April 23, at 4pm PST / 7pm EST.
We’ll see you tomorrow for the Applied Digital Skills Week Day #2 Challenge: It’s time to learn something new.
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