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A teacher helps a visually impaired student navigate digital content.

Tips for Making Documents Accessible for All Students


Topics: Accessibility, digital equity, Inclusion

Imagine spending hours on a PowerPoint presentation for your class, adding all the pretty colors that will make it pop. You spend extra time squeezing in all the text details and editing to ensure all the…


A girl is excluded from a group of girls at school

Speak Up About Racial Microaggressions in Schools


Topics: Inclusion

Cheyenne Batista, a former classroom educator and school founder, was about to get into a taxi in New York’s swanky Upper East Side in the fall of 2020 when the insult occurred. A woman exiting a taxi that…


An educator talks to a parent about the benefits of technology

How to talk to parents about learning with technology


Topics: Inclusion, Parents

There’s a lot of guidance out there on how to talk to parents about student privacy, the home-school connection and acceptable use policies. And it’s valuable information. But what if you shared a new story…


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7 Tips and 1 Activity To Help Digital Citizens Engage With Empathy


Topics: #DigCitCommit, Digital Citizenship, Inclusion

Educator and author Kristen Mattson, Ed.D., has a bone to pick with a lot of the digital citizenship curricula used in schools today. Too much of it, she says, focuses on what not to do, and it rarely addresses the opportunities and responsibilities of the digital world. In addition,…