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.

CITES Framework Development Process
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CITES Framework Development Process

The Center for Inclusive Technology in Education Systems (CITES) has refined a set of practices into a framework, based on current research and understanding gained from the project’s Knowledge Development Districts.

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Deleting the Digital Divide: Device Shortage Expected to Continue

The problems that tightened access to student computing devices during the height of the pandemic are expected to plague districts in the coming school year as well.

CoSN 2021 EdTech Leadership Survey Report
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CoSN Leadership Report

CoSN released its 2021 EdTech Leadership Survey Report, offering unique insight into the challenges that edtech leaders faced during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

The 2021 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report | Teaching and Learning Edition
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The 2021 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report | Teaching and Learning Edition

The latest EDUCAUSE Horizon report grapples with where our post-pandemic future may be headed, providing deep insights into student wellness and equity.

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The Path to Empathy: Catching Up with Ms. Liz’s Allies

The classroom is a buzz of opinions. Teacher Liz Kleinrock tries to keep up, capturing the comments on an easel pad. What has gotten these fourth graders so engaged? The subject of systemic racism.

Reimagining Social-Emotional Learning in K-12 Education
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Reimagining Social-Emotional Learning in K-12 Education

Reimagining Social-Emotional Learning in K-12 Education provides an overview of current efforts to address social and racial inequities in K-12 education.

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Talent Management: Reinventing K-12 Learning Experiences

The door is open to reimagining what a new educational teaching and learning system could look like. The visionary leadership and choices that we invest in today will transform our future school experiences for everyone.

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Back to School Rubric v2.0

CoSN, ClassLink, and SETDA have collaborated to prepare an updated version of their Back to School Rubric freely available as a Google Sheet.

New State of EdTech Leadership 2020 Survey Report
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New State of EdTech Leadership 2020 Survey Report

The annual CoSN EdTech Leadership Survey has just been released: providing critical information on the state of K-12 technology, infrastructure, and leadership.

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Augmented Vs. Virtual Reality: Which Will Transform Education?

Numerous studies have shown the strengths of both virtual and augmented reality use in the classroom. But which is the best fit for today's schools?

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