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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.

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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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Don't Forget Professional Development for Students

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano points out that not every student is a tech wizard, and offers three tips on Student Professional Development that can bring everyone up to speed.

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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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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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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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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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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.

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Seven Digital Learning Tips for Students

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

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Programming Is the New Literacy

Power will soon belong to those who can master a variety of expressive human-machine interactions.

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