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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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Creating Learning Environments

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Free Resources and Tools for "Authentic" Assessment

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Creating Learning Environments

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Free Resources and Tools for "Authentic" Assessment

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Imagine an Education Nation: Six Leading Edges

Edutopia's Senior Fellow and Executive Director Emeritus on the six leading edges - innovations that will redefine schools, teaching, and learning.

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Take a Quiz: Learn Something New About Yourself!

How tech savvy are you? Are you a visual or a verbal learner? How do you manage your emotions? Take a quiz and get answers to these questions -- and bring the results to your classroom.

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Research Roundup: Online Learning

A quick reference on the science behind virtual schooling.

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Resources and Downloads for Online Learning

Free tools, web links and other resources to help bring online learning 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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Fundraising Tips from Forest Lake

How the South Carolina elementary school secured an eye-popping set of technology tools.

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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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Using Blogs to Engage English-Language Learners

Teacher and tech enthusiast Jon Schwartz espouses the benefits of blogging for teaching elementary English-Language Learners and boosting student engagement.

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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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Bridging the New Digital Divide

Educational psychologist and consultant Lori Day suggests that the new digital divide is more about the speed of tech upgrades than the gap between tech haves and have-nots.

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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 New Literacy: Scenes from the Digital Divide 2.0

Just as one cyber gulf narrows, another has threatened to take its place.

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Creating Learning Environments

Edutopia blogger Ben Johnson proposes that in the digital information age, the teacher's main role will be to guide and motivate students and provide rationale for learning.

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Computer Games Explore Social Issues

The fluid, interactive nature of simulations makes them ideal for tackling complex subjects.

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