Florida's Osceola County School District is using software from Portland, Ore.-based Learning.com to accomplish two important goals: teaching students--and teachers--meaningful technology skills. The program, called EasyTech, teaches these skills in the context of standards-based, core curricular lessons, making it an ideal technology training and integration tool for K-8 educators, district officials say.

"EasyTech is now our main vehicle to teach students technology skills," said Rosalind Riser, the district's director of media and instructional technology. "And it's also the way we track their mastery, to be able to say, 'This child passed these lessons and learned...

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