Tech skills teens need before they graduate

Tech Skills Teens Need

Episode 18: Tech skills teens need before they graduate

1. Computer basics

  • Saving / Copying / Uploading files
  • How to take a screenshot
  • Typing skills
  • Troubleshooting

2. Familiarity with different types of software

3. Online etiquette

  • Emails
  • Social media

4. Online research skills

  • Identifying credible sources
  • How to use Google Scholar
  • How to create bibliographies

5. Basic coding

  • STEM fields will require it
  • Many others will use it for manipulating data etc.

How do you do this?

  • Start young and incorporate tech into your daily homeschool life
  • Keep listening to this podcast and play earlier episodes that help you do this
  • If your kids are already in high school and have some catching up to do, our sponsor, FundaFunda Academy has some classes to help you. Take a look at Computer Applications which covers everything mentioned above except programming (their 5-week or full semester Python class will cover that)

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Tech Skills Teens Need Before they Graduate

College and your Roadschooler

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You can find the Parents and Students Assessment test we discuss on the broadcast here:

And you can tune into Jay’s podcast here:

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