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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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Is Your School #FutureReady?

Two recent events have the potential to help schools nationwide get up to speed when it comes to Internet access and equity.

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.

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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Why Reading Matters: An Interview with a School Leader

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Coding in the Classroom: A Long-Overdue Inclusion

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Why Reading Matters: An Interview with a School Leader

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Coding in the Classroom: A Long-Overdue Inclusion

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The JASON Project: Kids Become Virtual Adventurers

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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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A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Edutopia blogger Vicki Davis, in the first half of a pro-and-con discussion about social media in the classroom, positions it as a vital life skill and provides 12 positive examples of classroom use.

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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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Why Reading Matters: An Interview with a School Leader

An instructional development director from a charter schools network in the San Francisco area shares his plan for acquiring 300 donated digital reading devices for students.

11 244 1,824 views
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Is Your School #FutureReady?

Two recent events have the potential to help schools nationwide get up to speed when it comes to Internet access and equity.

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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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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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The Digital Divide: Where We Are

A status report on the digital divide from 2002.

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Free Resources and Tools for "Authentic" Assessment

New York's School of the Future shares their assessment plans and rubrics, classroom projects, schedules, web links, and other resources to help you implement "authentic" assessment today.

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A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Edutopia blogger Vicki Davis, in the first half of a pro-and-con discussion about social media in the classroom, positions it as a vital life skill and provides 12 positive examples of classroom use.

25 15,430 68,599 views
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The Digital Generation Project

Welcome to the Digital Generation Project. Edutopia's in-depth coverage of students from around the country reveals how young people are using new media to learn, communicate, and socialize in new and exciting ways.

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Free Resources and Downloads for Project Learning

Educators from Maine have shared details about their administration, school culture, professional development, and curriculum -- materials you may adapt for your class, school, or school district.

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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.

543 22,586 views
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Elementary Students Get a Wired Education

Computers and multimedia are seamlessly woven into the curriculum at technology-rich Mary Scroggs Elementary School.

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