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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.

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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Take a Quiz: Learn Something New About Yourself!

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Creating Learning Environments

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Projects Encourage Students to Excel
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Mott Hall School: STEM Projects Encourage Students to Excel

A commitment to projects and widespread use of laptop computers has spelled success for middle school students at this New York City math, science, and technology academy.

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Laptops for All: Using Technology to Go Beyond Traditional Curriculum

At this New York middle school, every student gets a laptop to help extend the boundaries of education.

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Teachers Get Tech Tips from Students
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Teachers Get Tech Tips from Students

Upper elementary and middle school students help veteran and prospective teachers include technology in their lessons to enhance student learning.

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Student Creators: How to Contribute to the Internet

When students are given the opportunity to create content for the Web, they also discover a whole new dimension in education.

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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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Bridging the Digital Divide: A Presentation Tool

Helpful suggestions on how schools, communities, and parents can help narrow the gap.

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Misunderstandings About Reading and Media: A Closer Look

reading and the use of media in schools

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Seven Building Blocks for Successful High Schools

Green Dot founder Steve Barr shares his organization's fundamental requirements for creating a viable school.

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Feedback: Students Are Leading the Way to Technology Integration

Children of all ages are adopting digital tools and adapting them to learning.

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Baltimore Urban League: Building Self-Esteem and Community

African-Americans and other minority groups learn the skills necessary to gain economic and professional freedom.

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Student Creators: How to Contribute to the Internet

When students are given the opportunity to create content for the Web, they also discover a whole new dimension in education.

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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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Feedback: A Little Bird Told Me . . .

Twitter: A great tool for connecting and learning, not to mention for fun.

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