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.

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Resources for Closing the Digital Divide

Learn more about the changing landscape of the "digital divide," and explore resources that discuss how to improve digital access and help all students develop digital and media literacy.

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A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

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A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

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Integrating Technology with Limited Resources

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On Education Reform: Equity

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Technology: You Go, Girl!

Web sites dedicated to getting girls and women interested in and knowledgeable about technology.

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Leave No Child Without Technology: America’s Effort to Close Digital Divide Stalls

The United States is behind the curve in initiatives around the world to make technology accessible to all students.

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Digital Equity: Working Together For a Solution

Working together for a solution to digital equity.

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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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Disabled Bodies, Able Minds: Giving Voice, Movement, and Independence to the Physically Challenged

From voice-activated software to customized laptops, assistive technology is changing the way disabled students communicate, learn, and play.

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A One-to-One Laptop Program for Maine's Middle Schools
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An Innovative Computer Initiative Gains Momentum

A snapshot of Maine's middle school laptop program from 2003, shortly after the start of the ground-breaking initiative.

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Broadband, Big Screen! Enlivening English Language Learning

A creative use of whiteboards, LCD projectors, and the Internet helps students in southeast Los Angeles learn English.

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On Education Reform: Equity

Blogger Eric Brunsell tackles the issue of equity in the education reform debate.

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Report from EduBloggerCon at ISTE11: Trends and Tools

News from this year includes student-centered narratives, open-source digital learning toolkits, flipped classrooms and more.

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Bring the Outback In: Distance Learning Down Under

The Alice Springs School of the Air links far-flung Aussies.

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The "New" Normal

Author and blogger Will Richardson posits that big changes are ahead in education, and they won't be without some pain.

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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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The Ratzel Room Daily: Encouraging Kids to Think About Science in the Real World

An interview with Marsha Ratzel, middle school earth science and social studies teacher who shares some innovative ideas for integrating Paper.li and Twitter to teach critical thinking and information literacy.

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The Ultimate School Reform

MacArthur education grants will shift focus to digital learning.

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