OPS Mobile Learning Unit

Interested in the MLU making a visit to your school or organization? Check out our list of program options below, or request something specific that meets your needs!

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Digital Citizenship Programming

Bytes and Bites: A Community Dinner Guide About Digital Life

A session created for parents and their students! Join us for an event filled with adults and kids sharing perspectives, discussing hot topics, and learning more about each other's experiences. We will engage your family in important conversation around social media, support your efforts to have more fun and engaging family dinners, enjoy time together as a community, and recognize the importance of family meals through hands-on experiences.

Intended Audience: Parents and/or Students

Plugged-In Parents: Keeping Kids Safe, Happy, and Healthy in the Digital Age

A session designed to engage parents in discussion about social media, digital footprints, cyberbullying, as well as modeling appropriate technology use for your children. Explore the Common Sense Media website and its various resources available to support you as a parent in the digital age.

Intended Audience: Parents

Empowering the Next Generation of Digital Citizens

All students need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Common Sense Media's award-winning K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum was designed and developed in partnership with Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and guided by research with thousands of educators. Each digital citizenship lesson takes on real challenges and digital dilemmas that students face today, giving them the skills they need to succeed as digital learners, leaders, and citizens tomorrow. Lessons will be chosen based on the ages of students participants.

Intended Audience: K-12 Students

How to Discover and Integrate Great Tools for Learning

Need help finding that perfect tech tool for your classroom? Common Sense Media's EdTech reviews, privacy evaluations, and supporting resources help bring technology to your classroom in ways that match your students' needs. Get started with recommendations for top-rated EdTech tools that support creative and collaborative learning. Finish by ensuring your students' data (and yours!) is protected by utilizing the OPS App Approval Tool process.

Intended Audience: OPS Staff

Discovering Great Technology Tools for Student Learning

There are so many technology tools out there…where do I even begin?! Need help finding that perfect tech tool to help support your child's learning? Common Sense Media's EdTech reviews, privacy evaluations, and supporting resources help bring technology to your home in ways that match your child's needs. Get started with recommendations for top-rated EdTech tools that support creative learning, reading and math practice, as well as tips for integrating into your daily routines.

Intended Audience: Parents

Digital Literacy Programming

A New Reality

A great introduction to the world of augmented and virtual reality. Experience a variety of hands-on augmented and virtual realities including the Microsoft HoloLens, Merge Cubes, and interactive Quiver creations.

Intended Audience: Students

Break the Language Barrier

Utilizing the Microsoft Translator website and apps, participants will learn how to translate documents and websites, as well as communicate in real time with others in multiple languages. Great resources for those who experience multiple languages in the work place or at home.

Intended Audience: Adults

Wonder-ful Coding

Learn how to code with our Wonder Workshop friends- Dash, Dot, and Cue! From basic drag-and-drop to text-based coding, we can tailor activities to the difficulty level you need to drive our robots around the bus or complete engaging challenges.

Intended Audience: Students

Play, Craft, Learn

Explore the world of Minecraft Education Edition! Participants will work on their computational skills, collaboration, and creativity as they learn to build structures in this popular game.

Intended Audience: Students

Makerspace Challenges

Whether it's 3D objects on a computer or tangible objects like Legos, participants use their creativity to design and build. Come answer the question, "What do you want to create today?"

Intended Audience: Students


Bring the MLU to your next event! Whether it's Back-to-School Night, Open House, or a Family Literacy Night, we can support your mission with a variety of digital citizenship and digital literacy resources, ranging from basic information to hands-on activities for families. Contact us with ideas and we will create something unique for you!

Intended Audience: All

Open Lab

In need of a computer lab to get work done? Want to get families or students registered for an event? Collecting feedback to better support your community? MLU to the rescue! We bring the space, devices, wifi, and support. You bring the rest!

Intended Audience: All

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