Teaching Digital Problem Solving

Using the PIAAC Framework for Problem Solving in Technology-Rich Environments to Guide Instruction: An Introduction for Adult Educators is a new resource for adult education and literacy practitioners who are ready to teach digital problem solving. It adds the effective use of technology to instruction about hardware and software. This guide can be used when… Read more

Does Not Compute

Adults, Computers and Problem Solving: What’s the Problem?, the OECD report described in yesterday’s blogpost, found that skill in problem solving using technology is associated with age. But, Does Not Compute: the high cost of low technology skills in the U.S. and what we can do about it found that we can’t assume that digital… Read more

Adults, Computers and Problem Solving

Adults, Computers and Problem Solving: What’s the Problem? is a recent report that provides an in-depth analysis of the results from the Survey of Adult Skills related to problem solving in technology-rich environments. The Nordic countries and the Netherlands have the largest proportions of adults (around 40%) who score at the higher levels in problem… Read more