For Secondary schools

This highly exciting series adopts an innovative approach to presenting and practicing ICT skills

A complete approach to Computing and ICT skills

Grade 7

Grade 8

Grade 9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

Student-centered learning through a fun, hands-on approach

Written and designed
by educators

Modern educational material that meets various learning styles

Fully graded and designed
for schools

Content aligned to student
needs in each age group

Activities based
on school subjects in each grade

Language in English edition is graded to facilitate non-native speakers

Available in several
languages

Coding is included in several grades

International Standards

Curriculum that follows the latest international standards of ICT teaching.

All series take into consideration the competencies valued in ICT around the world.

The curriculum is mapped against national standards and requirements in a number of countries.

The skills learned reflect the performance standards demanded in an international context.

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) completed a Seal of Alignment for Readiness review of the Digital Kids and Digital Teens curriculum and determined that it provides an effective foundation for successfully acquiring the knowledge and applying the skills described by the ISTE Standards for Students. All material is future-ready for the new ISTE 2016 standards. Read here what ISTE is saying about our curriculum

Curriculum Framework

Content curriculum and resources that are aligned with and support digital age learning

  • Designed specifically for young learners and teenagers incorporating the latest developments in pedagogy.
  • Provides interesting real-life scenarios and activities to engage and motivate students.
  • Promotes key skills: collaboration, communication, teamwork, critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making.

Spiral Curriculum

Following the spiral curriculum, students repeat the material at different grade levels, each time at a higher level of difficulty and in greater depth.

International Exam preparation

Suitable for international exam preparation, for example:

Learning all modern platforms and tools

Our digital world is not only Windows and Office. As with anything related to technology, new tools are emerging constantly.
Students learn how to work with different kinds of platforms and tools to build real life computer skills. We want them to be able to adapt to change and be equipped to face their future life and work.
Imagine what technology will be like 5 or 10 years from now when your students will be completing their studies.
Our ICT curriculum covers a broad range of technologies and tools. The Other platforms section at the end of each module shows some of the alternatives available.

Modern educational material

Project-based learning

The Group Work section in Digital Kids engage students through real life activities.

  • Cross-curricular activities based on the school subjects for the same grade
  • Promotes collaboration and group work
  • For home or the computer lab

Student online resources

Individualized access from school or home according to grade:
  • Video tutorials
  • Digital resources
  • Online module tests and Grades Management Platform (optional)

Dynamic Online Content

Future proof
New content always updated according to changes in technology and latest versions of applications.

For any device

  • The platform works on any device with a web browser like tablets, smartphones or even smart TVs.
  • Supports Windows, MacOSX, iOS, Android, Linux.
  • Accessible anywhere anytime

Teacher academic support

binary-academy.com

All teacher resources are available in editable DOC files.
Everything is online and updated to accommodate technological advances and teacher feedback.

  • Teacher’s Guide with structured and detailed lesson plans (PDF)
  • Worksheets with extra activities for the computer lab or homework
  • Self evaluation sheets
  • Practice websites with stable and safe content for children
  • All language editions are available to the teacher

Key Features

An innovative approach to teaching Computing and ICT written by a team of educators

  • Each book has five modules. Each module provides a range of tasks and activities that help students to develop their ICT skills and allow teachers to monitor the students’ progress.
Follows latest ICT teaching standards & requirements
  • The activities are based on school subjects taught in each grade.
  • Clear explanations and illustrative contemporary examples.
Clear learning objectives and functional skills
  • Students learn how to work with all kinds of platforms and tools. The “Other platforms” section at the end of each module shows some of the available alternatives.
  • New vocabulary is organized in related topics.