The Utah County 4H Hackathon was a success! Dozens of children and youth — ranging from elementary-aged children¬†to high schoolers — attended the event at the Provo City Library. There were three sessions of classes, each lasting an hour and 45 minutes. EPIK Deliberate Digital was one of the sponsors, and we hosted two of…

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  One of the ways kids can be digital citizens is to have specific training and skills in digital tools and processes. Hackathons provide a good opportunity for kids to be exposed to some of the digital skill sets of the 21st century. EPIK is helping the Utah County 4-H STEM Hackathon, which will be…

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Exciting things are happening in Utah around the issue of digital citizenship. A collaborative effort on HB213 (a 2015 bill sponsored by Representative Keven Stratton) folded digital citizenship into the language of the law that outlines responsibilities of school community councils. (Councils consist of parents, the principal, and school employees who make proposals for academic…

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