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UDL: A Guiding Framework for a Personalized Learning Equity and Inclusion Agenda

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By: Ace Parsi and David Gordon. Nurturing a kind society inclusive of those with disabilities isn’t just a benefit for the individuals with disabilities--it’s a benefit for all of us, with or without. Here's one step forward we can take with personalized learning.

Smart Review | Rethinking Readiness: Deeper Learning for College, Work, and Life

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If you’re looking to expand the horizons of your approach to post-secondary readiness with a research-based 30,000 feet approach to the “why” and “how,” Rethinking Readiness can serve as a fount of ideas.

Smart Review | Bridging the Language Barrier with TalkingPoints

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As a parent, I can’t even begin to describe how important I think home to school/school to home communication is for my sanity and my child’s success. Unfortunately, for parents with limited English knowledge, this can be a real challenge. This app can help.

The Intersection of Tech and Design for Impactful Education

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By: Rebecca Chang. Considering the exponential rate at which tech is growing, it is critical that we design the spaces where we educate the engineers and programmers of the future for inclusion. Here's one program that did just that.

20 Educators and Resources Pushing for Progress

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We believe it is crucially important to harbor a deep commitment to equity--not just in terms of access to education, but as a fundamental aspect of our belief in the value of every human life. Here are some of the people we look to for inspiration.

Working To Bridge The Digital Divide

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Even though many Americans are online daily, the digital divide for low-income households continues to be a challenge. Today, Comcast announced additional features to its high-speed internet adoption program for low-income families to help work toward bridging the divide.

Closing The Achievement Gap With The Power of Data

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The Education Equality Index (EEI) site recently released its national data analysis findings, providing insights from high achieving schools that could help close long-standing achievement gaps for students from underserved communities.

Supporting English Learners in K-12 Classrooms

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In this podcast, Dr. Bernadette Musetti shares benefits of bilingualism, programs or innovations in education that move emerging bilingual students forward and common myths or misconceptions about teaching emerging bilinguals and English learners.

Transforming Border Learning Experiences: New Tech Network in El Paso

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Emily and Tom spend the day at Oso New Tech in El Paso, Texas to learn more about how they are personalizing learning through project-learning for all students.

Getting Smart Podcast | Why Language Learning Matters: Parent and Student Voices

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Parent and student perspectives are often left out of education conversations, so in this episode of the podcast, we capture ideas and insights around language learning from several members of these two important education stakeholders.

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