What is Digital Passport for kids?


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Digital Passport is a technology integration program for children that teaches critical skills related to digital communities, respect and safety. Digital Passport teaches children through videos and Web-based games, as well as collaborative activities for teachers to use in the classroom that reinforce the online lessons.

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Students earn badges as they complete each interactive, 45-minute module. When a student completes each of the three gameplay rounds in all of the five modules, he earns a full Digital Passport. Educators can find printable certificates of achievement under the Educators Materials tab of the official website. The program also offers step-by-step classroom implementation suggestions in the online Educator Handbook. The target age group for this program is third-grade to fifth-grade students.

Digital Passport is available online, for download on Apple devices such as iPhone and iPad, and for Android devices. Student usernames and passwords allow them to log in from any computers or devices with Internet access. Certain Internet browsers, operating systems, Flash, sound cards and speaker systems are ideal for optimal program performance. Digital Passport recommends individual student headphones.

Thanks to sponsorship support, the Digital Passport program is free to schools as of 2016. The program follows National Education for Technology Standards for Students guidelines, as well as Common Core standards.

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