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Broadband Provides More Equitable Access to Education and Workforce Preparation

Digital learning not only plays a crucial role in preparing today’s students for the jobs of tomorrow, it also has an important role in providing equity and access to education, especially in smaller and remote school districts. Broadband’s Big Picture. Links to Local Learning. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

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Access State-Reviewed Instructional Materials with SETDA’s Dashboard

She also facilitates the members’ professional learning opportunities including planning and implementing the content for SETDA’s virtual and in-person events and newsletters. He has served as the State Education Agency coordinator for Learn and Serve grants awarded in the state. Join the Community.


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State Leadership Working Towards Broadband Access for All

If the workday of an adult typically requires seamless broadband access, then it’s reasonable that today’s students need the same access during their school day. The key is the state leadership to make broadband accessible to all. More important, states are starting to recognize the need for equitable access off site.

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Report: The way we buy digital instructional materials may need an overhaul

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Educators stress the importance of state leadership, transparency for purchasing digital instructional materials. A new report urges care when purchasing digital instructional materials, and notes that factors such as interoperability, accessibility, and device access should be considered during the process.

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Guide to Quality Instructional Resources Focuses on the Process, not the Purchase

Questioning the quality of instructional materials isn’t new to the digital education era. Thus, there is the potential for more disparity in the quality of materials from school to school. State leaders need to make sure they are giving educators the tools they need to select the best materials for the classroom.

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Putting SEL First for Students and Teachers

During a recent edWebinar , sponsored by Scholastic Magazines+ , the presenters offered strategies for helping students ease back into the classroom and get engaged in learning again. Remind students that they were still learning, even away from school. They lost connection last year. Don’t force it, though.

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Navigating the Shift to OER

During a tour of updates to SETDA’s Digital Instructional Materials Acquisition Policies for States (DMAPS) , which showcases state policies in support of digital materials, Christine Fox, Deputy Executive Director for SETDA, discussed new features like professional development information.

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