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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Digital Divide

Learn about issues related to equalizing access to technology and providing opportunities for all learners to engage in experiences that develop digital literacy.

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Is Your School #FutureReady?

Two recent events have the potential to help schools nationwide get up to speed when it comes to Internet access and equity.

The Digital Lives of Teens: "If You Don't Have a Plan for Them, They Will Have a Plan for You"

Teachers should make an effort to understand how best to operate in their students' digital world if they hope to make learning engaging and relevant.

The Digital Divide: Resource Roundup

Learn more about the changing landscape of the "digital divide" in education and beyond, and explore resources that discuss how to help all students develop digital and media literacy.

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Digital Equity: Working Together For a Solution

Working together for a solution to digital equity.

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The Dropouts: When Kids Are Challenged and Encouraged, Great Things Happen

A teacher shares how he helped prevent two students from dropping out.

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Disabled Bodies, Able Minds: Giving Voice, Movement, and Independence to the Physically Challenged

From voice-activated software to customized laptops, assistive technology is changing the way disabled students communicate, learn, and play.

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A One-to-One Laptop Program for Maine's Middle Schools
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An Innovative Computer Initiative Gains Momentum

A snapshot of Maine's middle school laptop program from 2003, shortly after the start of the ground-breaking initiative.

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Broadband, Big Screen! Enlivening English Language Learning

A creative use of whiteboards, LCD projectors, and the Internet helps students in southeast Los Angeles learn English.

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A Remarkable Transformation: Union City Public Schools

The teachers and community -- and a large dose of technology -- come together to save this New Jersey school district.

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Trading in Books for Bytes: Union City Public Schools
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Trading in Books for Bytes: Union City Public Schools

It took time, teacher buy-in, and technology, but this urban school district in New Jersey has gone from dismal to dazzling.

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A One-to-One Laptop Program for Maine's Middle Schools
video

An Innovative Computer Initiative Gains Momentum

A snapshot of Maine's middle school laptop program from 2003, shortly after the start of the ground-breaking initiative.

4 1,016 views
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Hard Times in the Big Easy: Putting the Pieces Back Together After Hurricane Katrina

A full academic year after the storm hit, New Orleans has a grand plan to remake its battered schools. Making it a reality will take unity and money, two commodities rare in this fabled city.

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On Education Reform: Equity

Blogger Eric Brunsell tackles the issue of equity in the education reform debate.

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Fundraising Tips from Forest Lake

How the South Carolina elementary school secured an eye-popping set of technology tools.

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Digital Youth Portrait: Olivia
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Digital Youth Portrait: Olivia

Without the means or easy access to the newest high tech tools, this resourceful and strong-willed young woman considers technology her lifeline.

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Serious Tips for Using Serious Games in Class

Experts on issue-oriented computer simulations offer advice on how to do it right.

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Computers for Peace: The $100 Laptop

The goals of a global one-to-one laptop program go beyond learning.

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