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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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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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A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

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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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Teachers and Tech Use: It's Time!

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron explains the importance and necessity for technology use in all classrooms.

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Beyond the Teachers' Lounge: The Emerging Connection Gap

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz reflects on the growing digital divide between the educators who are tapped into the global community and the educators who are not.

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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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Program or Be Programmed

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz explains why students should be encouraged to learn computer programming and suggests ways to capture their interest.

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The Hole in the Wall Project and the Power of Self-Organized Learning

Sugata Mitra's Hole in the Wall project showed that children could teach themselves, and each other, how to use technology.

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Seven Digital Learning Tips for Students

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron shares tips for students learning online.

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International Comparisons in Digital Literacy: What Can We Learn?

Blogger Anne O'Brien shares resources for helping students grow their digital literacy.

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Downloads and Resources from Forest Lake Elementary

Free tools, reading lists, web links and other resources to help bring differentiated instruction to your school.

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Online Learning in the Traditional Classroom

Articles, best practices, and training sites for virtual education.

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Coding in the Classroom: A Long-Overdue Inclusion

By promoting code literacy, schools could improve education equity, offer inclusion for students with ASD, improve STEM proficiency, and build neuroplasticity associated with multilingual education.

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Should Coding be the "New Foreign Language" Requirement?

Digital learning specialists Anna Adam and Helen Mowers explain how the ability to code is becoming the most in-demand global resource for the 21st century, and why coding should become the new foreign language requirement in our schools.

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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.

4 799 11,572 views
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Seven Digital Learning Tips for Students

Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron shares tips for students learning online.

12 527 10,506 views

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