Digital literacy and technology skills are the foundation for any career in the 21st century. Introducing rigorous technology curriculum in middle school gives your students a clear advantage for career and life skills. CIW provides standards-based, industry- and state-endorsed Web technology courseware and exams to complement or create your school's Web and IT programs. Schools can receive Perkins funding to get their students CIW-certified.
Save time and money while offering your students comprehensive, vendor-neutral Web technology education that trains them in the job skills needed for success. Our high-quality content addresses topics such as Web site design, mobile application development, e-commerce, user interface design, database design, network security, social media, multimedia and more!
Although some middle schools teach the more advanced CIW certification courses, the CIW Web Foundations certification courses are the most popular in the middle school market. The most popular being the CIW Internet Business Associate followed by the CIW Site Development Associate.
Cut through the red tape of getting your Web curriculum and exams accepted by using ours. Many states have accepted CIW learning objectives because they fit into their state standards for Web design and development instruction.
The CIW Academy is a membership program for non-profit academic institutions and government-funded organizations. This program provides an affordable and easily accessible way to deliver industry-recognized CIW curriculum and certification exams right in your classroom. A CIW Academy has added flexibility in delivering the Official CIW Curriculum with printable PDFs and an annual classroom license for online practice exams and course review resources at significantly reduced prices.
Official CIW Curriculum
CIW Certification Exams
In addition to CIW certification courses, the ICT Essentials Suite is extremely popular with our middle school customers. The ICT (Information and Communication Technology) Essentials Suite is an innovative program of instruction designed for delivery in various modalities. ICT Essentials is unique in that it works well for middle grades. The ICT courses focus on key skill sets within a given area of technology and through the use of online demonstrations, digital activities and assessments, coupled with external links to deepen knowledge, provide a complete learning environment and experience. The 10 ICT Essentials courses span digital technologies associated with web development, multimedia, word processing, spreadsheet, database, Internet communications, computing, cyber security, gaming, and computer programming.
ICT Essentials is intended to raise digital technology literacy and will prepare students with the skills needed to meet the challenges of an increasingly technical world and opening doors of opportunity for pursuing a wide range of IT-related industry certifications and careers.