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Dr. Beth Holland leads Research & Measurement as a Partner at The Learning Accelerator and is the Digital Equity Project Director at the Consortium for School Networking. Follow her on Twitter: @brholland
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Camera ON or Camera OFF? It’s a Complicated Question

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By: Beth Holland. Before requiring or suggesting that students turn on their cameras during video conferences, teachers and leaders need to engage in a conversation around four critical considerations.
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5 Research-Based Recommendations for Remote Learning: Lessons from LUSD

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Consider what remote instruction might look like in a rural, high-poverty district that set personalized expectations for each student, monitored their growth and engagement, and not only encouraged ongoing feedback but also stressed the need for educators to maintain a safe and supportive learning community.

Defining and Measuring the ‘Personal’ in Personalized Learning

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Many districts find themselves caught between the structures of schooling and the ideals of learning. The solution may lie in how they define and measure the 'personal' aspects of personalized learning.

Artificial Intelligence – The New Digital Divide?

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Despite the promises of artificial intelligence, it is critical that educators and administrators consider the unintended consequences.

The State of Creativity in America’s Schools

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A Gallup study on the state of creativity in America’s schools revealed that opportunities are neither ubiquitous nor equitably distributed.

Changing the Discussion: From Screen Time to Digital Equity

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Vilifying the concept of screen time creates new challenges of digital equity - particularly for students in underserved and under-resourced communities. Instead, conversations need to take a more nuanced approach and address how access to technology might increase equity and opportunity to empower ALL students.

Universal Design for Learning as a Framework for Digital Equity

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Universal design for learning is a powerful framework for digital equity. More importantly, it allows districts, schools, and teachers to begin tackling the challenge of providing equal access to learning.

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