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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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Kids Learn STEM Lessons Online by Becoming Virtual Adventurers
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The JASON Project: Kids Become Virtual Adventurers

In person or via satellite, students engage in project learning through the exploits of Titanic explorer Robert Ballard.

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

Students learn the art of digital expression.

592 views
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Online Learning: The Next Great Debate?

Katie Klinger discusses the implications when schools in the U.K. use outsourcing services in India for online learning.

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Misunderstandings About Reading and Media: A Closer Look

reading and the use of media in schools

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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.

1 432 views
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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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