CREATIVE ONLINE OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEARNING

COOL School Technologies, L3C

COOL School Technologies, L3C  was born when three Instructional Technology grad students decided to make a difference in their community with digital literacy to close the divide. COOL trains educators, organizations, and community stakeholders looking to improve their digital literacy skills. COOL specializes in using free and low cost web applications as a way to bring accessibility to all users. To close the digital divide COOL School Technologies training emphasizes self-efficacy and the promotion of 21st Century Skills.

Self-Efficacy

  • The ability to use judgement.
  • The ability to think independently.
  • The ability to persevere and achieve goals.
  • The ability to develop practical skills.
  • The ability to self-reflect and understand the role of self-motivation in performance.

21st Century Skills

  • Critical thinking and problem solving: The ability to be an independent thinker and work for a solution.
  • Creativity: The ability to create and demonstrate individuality.
  • Communication: The ability to communicate effectively both written and orally. 
  • Collaboration: The ability to work with others.