A Third of K-12 Students Aren't Adequately Connected for Remote Learning, Report Says

Between 15 and 16 million students and more than 300,000 teachers live in a household that lacks either Internet access, a digital device, or both, […]

Episode 164 Trends for June 10-25, 2020: Teaching Online, Pandemic Reflections & Predictions for the Upcoming Academic Year, Hardware & Software, and the Digital Divide and Remote Learning Access

We discuss the trends and issues we observed during the weeks that included June 10-25, 2020 as we flipped resources into our Flipboard magazine. There are […]

Reopening America Won’t Fix the Educational Digital Divide

Reopening America Won’t Fix the Educational Digital Divide:   From the article:  “And while...

What to Do for Families With Internet Access Too Slow for Remote Learning

The urgency to resolve these issues is high as many schools appear likely to continue remote learning for at least some students next school year.

College Board Reverses Course, Scraps Online Option for SAT Exams

The College Board will not offer an at-home, digital version of its SAT college entrance exam this fall, reversing an earlier plan after critics raised […]

Why Helping Families Access the Internet Is So Challenging

Internet access remains out of reach for millions of homes across America, but federal officials don't agree on the scale of the problem.

How Schools Can Narrow Equity Gaps During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The guide urges districts to develop plans for addressing the loss of learning that many students, particularly those in vulnerable demographic groups, are experiencing this […]

Ed-Tech Groups to Congress: More Than $5 Billion Needed to Address Internet Access Gaps

Schools need help from the federal government to prepare millions of U.S. students for remote learning this fall and beyond.

Delivery Delays Likely for Chromebooks, iPads Under Covid19, Analyst Predicts

Analyst predicts that a frustrating stretch could continue for district officials desperate to acquire devices such as Chromebooks and iPads during coronavirus closures.

5 Insights for How to Tackle the Digital Divide During the Coronavirus and Beyond

Districts are scrambling to purchase new equipment and help families connect to the internet, all while waiting on policy changes for broader relief.

Episode 158 Trends for March 17-31, 2020: A Focus on Distance Teaching and Learning – Four Trends

We discuss the trends and issues we observed during the weeks that included March 17-31, 2020 as we flipped resources into our Flipboard magazine. For this […]

Beyond Analysing

Tell me, how well can you analyse your writing? Should students be able to analyse their writing before submitting writing assignments? When I sometimes talk […]

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