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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

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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Coding in the Classroom: A Long-Overdue Inclusion

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Coding in the Classroom: A Long-Overdue Inclusion

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A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

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Why Reading Matters: An Interview with a School Leader

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Students Get a Wired Education
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Elementary Students Get a Wired Education

Computers and multimedia are seamlessly woven into the curriculum at technology-rich Mary Scroggs Elementary School.

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From Curriculum to Communication, a School Immerses Itself in Tech

At Mary Scroggs Elementary School, every day is a technology day.

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High School Students Speak Their Minds Through Digital Media
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Students Speak Their Minds Through Digital Media

This program helps Latino students deliver powerful messages through video and the Web.

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The Digital Divide: Where We Are

A status report on the digital divide from 2002.

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Reports on the Digital Divide: Are We Truly Making Progress?

A 2002 look at the state of technology integration in our schools and communities.

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Community Technology Centers: A National Movement to Close the Digital Divide

Working on closing the gap between the schools with technology and those without.

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Multimedia Serves Youths' Desire to Express Themselves

Southern California's San Fernando Education Technology Team focuses on learning by doing and speaks to students' fascination with technology.

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Making the Case for Open Source Software

Open source tools are free and often easier to update; Dr Chris Craft shares some tips for making the leap.

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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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Bring the Outback In: Distance Learning Down Under

The Alice Springs School of the Air links far-flung Aussies.

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Street-Level Youth Soar: Students Learn How to Tell Their Stories

Students learn the art of digital expression.

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Digital Divide: Next Steps for Schools

PBS producer David Bolt explores ways to bridge the technology access gap.

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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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Technology: You Go, Girl!

Web sites dedicated to getting girls and women interested in and knowledgeable about technology.

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