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Today’s Innovations are Tomorrow’s Practices: Adapting Learning to Meet Students

Digital Promise

When COVID closed the door on in-person schooling in spring 2020, one of the biggest concerns for school districts was how to address the needs of students who experience cognitive learning challenges and/or physical disabilities. As a sector, we have been espousing and advocating for student agency and personalized learning for years.

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The 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform: Digital Learning

Doug Levin

Credit where it is due : the 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform expanded coverage of the topic – including 4 items on ‘digital learning’ this year (2 answered by the full sample and 2 split A/B questions asked of half of the sample each) – and while not perfect is much improved.


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SETDA Provides Tips on Equity of Access for Students Outside of School

Unfortunately, teachers and students are often unable to be sure there will be dependable, robust access outside of school depending on family and community circumstances. Reliable out-of-school access levels the playing field for all. She holds firm to the belief that student access to technology is the great equalizer.

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The New National Education Technology Plan: What’s in it for Me?

Tom Murray

The 2016 Plan, Future Ready Learning: Reimagining the Role of Technology in Education , articulates a vision of equity, active use, and collaborative leadership to make everywhere, all-the-time learning possible. . ConnectED Fellow, Zac Chase , from the U.S. All for the kids we serve, Director of Innovation.

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Millions of Students Are Still Without WiFi and Tech—Why Haven’t Policymakers Stepped Up?


They just weren’t ready for distance learning, and a big part of that was that too many students lacked adequate WiFi access to get to virtual class. Then, there are states that lacked laws prior to 2020, but began responding to the at-home learning requirement with new legislation for future needs. Cases like 2020’s Cayla J.

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The Human EdTech for Diversity

EdNews Daily

It can bridge language-learning gaps and increase access with automation so fine that it can literally speak to a student and correct pronunciation and context, while removing any sense of embarrassment because it can be done privately anywhere. Second, social-emotional learning is the single biggest tech trend in software. .

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SETDA in the News: January 2015 Round Up


Best Practices Digital Content E-Rate ED Equity of Access In the News Interoperability OER Personalized Learning Policy' January 2015 brought lots of renewed energy and excitement to SETDA. At the beginning of the month, the Board of Director’s announced a new.

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