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Cheyenne E. Batista

3 Steps to Dismantle Inequities in Your School


Topics: digital equity

I have the good fortune of working with talented educators around the country who are committed to centering diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in their work. In my roles as a former founding school leader…


Richard Culatta

ISTE CEO: Shaping the future is in our DNA


Topics: digital equity, ISTE Standards, Seal of Alignment

I recently came across the T-shirt I was given when I volunteered at the 30th ISTE conference. In case you’re wondering, it still fits, as does the role ISTE has played in helping me stay ahead of important…


A parent helps a child with homework

4 ways to use tech to create a culturally responsive classroom


Topics: culturally responsive classroom, digital equity

Expecting students to leave behind all that they are when they enter the classroom isn’t just unrealistic, it’s unfair. But that’s often what's expected of students: Show up and be prepared to take what we…


Jason Trinh

Global Focus: Building a diverse, inclusive edtech community


Topics: digital equity

When students enter our classrooms for the first time, teachers may unconsciously judge them based on where they sit. Did they choose a seat front and center? They must be eager to learn and participate. Did…


Michael Bonner shares five ways educators can check their implicit bias.

5 ways educators can check their implicit bias


Topics: digital equity

Michael Bonner’s degree in psychology gave him insight into the power of the mind. What he didn’t know was how that knowledge would come into play in the classroom.

Bonner, a second grade teacher in a…


A teacher helps a student.

There's more to digital equity than devices and bandwidth


Topics: digital equity

The past decade has seen a narrowing of the digital divide when it comes to two things: the number of devices in classrooms and the Wi-Fi that transforms these devices into powerful learning tools.

But it’s premature to say the digital playing field has been leveled.…