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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.

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

The "digital divide" is still a critical issue in education and beyond. Here's a roundup of resources and organizations to help educators understand the changing landscape and find information about supporting all learners to develop digital and media literacy.

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Is Your School #FutureReady?

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Why Reading Matters: An Interview with a School Leader

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Why Reading Matters: An Interview with a School Leader

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Is Your School #FutureReady?

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Creating Learning Environments

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Leave No Child Without Technology: America’s Effort to Close Digital Divide Stalls

The United States is behind the curve in initiatives around the world to make technology accessible to all students.

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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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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.

1 219 1,035 views
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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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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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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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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Celebrating Access to Information

On Johann Gutenberg's birthday, blogger Anne O'Brien highlights the unprecedented access to information available in our world today.

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