Digital Equity

Everyone deserves access to broadband technologies and the right digital skills to participate fully in our society, democracy, and economy. The K-12 Blueprint Digital Equity toolkit - developed with generous support from CDW-G* - includes resources and materials to help school leaders make equitable decisions to ensure the greatest access for all students.

What is Digital Equity in K-12 Schools?

Digital equity is a condition in which all individuals and communities have the access to essential services to fully participate in our society.

Learning Loss, the Homework Gap, and Digital Equity

The digital divide between technology haves and have-nots has been a persistent problem for education.

Universal Design for Learning and Digital Equity

With a focus on digital equity that moves beyond providing access to devices and reliable connectivity, Universal Design for Learning offers guidelines to support learners through personalization.

Equity and the Digital Divide

Using data to understand issues of equity and the effects of the digital divide.

Analytics, Inequities, and Achievement Gaps

The first step towards addressing inequities and gaps is understanding the data to identify areas that need improving as well as using that data to design strategic interventions.

Digital Tools for Diverse Learners

Quality digital tools support diverse learners and build student agency through interactive personalized learning experiences.

Equitable Online Learning and Special Education

K-12 special education policies, strategies and practices require that students with disabilities receive a free, appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment.

Girls, STEM, and Digital Equity

The maker movement has great potential to change the future of STEM careers, particularly for girls.

Using Student Data to Support Digital Equity

Through the efficient use of data, educators can analyze and act on students’ information to identify digital equity needs and create positive change.

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Not the Same Old Story: Tech and Text Work Better Together

Just as deeper reading creates better writers, this skill helps students to break down narrative as media consumers so that they may become more skillful creators.

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Sharing Innovation with Leadership Labs

Melissa Lim shares what Portland Public Schools is doing during Instructional Leadership Academies with school leaders. 

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Resurfacing

Creating the learning experiences our students must have requires reflection. Read Kevin Schwartz' post on how new perspectives can help us to see challenges and priorities with fresh eyes.

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Range of Use for Digital Learning

When choosing digital tools and learning activities, it is important to consider the impact on learning. Let this discussion on Metiri's 'Range of Use' be your guide to successful learning with digital tools.

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