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How to Choose the right Special Education Program by Dean Traylor | Education Space 360

How to Choose the right Special Education Program by Dean Traylor | Education Space 360 | digital divide information | Scoop.it
In the realm of special education, choosing the right school for a special needs student requires several factors: A student’s disability, the availability of resources, and the place that (Choosing the right special education program
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the difference between groups in the use of technology , digital literacy, technology literacy, information literacy, information gathering
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White House Outlines Massive Outreach to Indian Country at Tribal Nations Conference - New America Media

White House Outlines Massive Outreach to Indian Country at Tribal Nations Conference - New America Media | digital divide information | Scoop.it
New America Media is a nationwide association of over 3000 ethnic media organizations representing the development of a more inclusive journalism. Founded in 1996 by Pacific News Service, New America Media promotes ethnic media by strengthening the editorial and economic viability of this increasingly influential segment of America's communications industry.
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India watches anxiously as Chinese influence grows

India watches anxiously as Chinese influence grows | digital divide information | Scoop.it
A $46bn economic corridor through disputed territories in Kashmir is causing most concern

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, September 6, 1:13 PM

The Indian government doesn't want to seem threatened by the fact that China is paying for better transportation infrastructure that is essentially in their backyard.  India's neighbors are excited for the potential economic growth that this can bring, but weary of China's added clout and power throughout Asia.  As Parag Khanna argues is his new book Connectography, infrastructure and economic linkages will become increasingly more important to geopolitics and global economics; within that lens, China is certainly making a power move here. 

 

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Cross Cultural Awareness and Social Justice in Counseling E-Book

Read your free e-book: http://copydl.space/mebk/50/en/B004VEJ3CC/book Many societal and cultural changes have taken place over the past several decades
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High Quality Early Learning is Essential

Expanding access to high quality early childhood education is among the most important things we can do for our children. Leif and Eric are 4-year-old twin
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Google announces Google Station to offer fast Wi-Fi services everywhere

Google announces Google Station to offer fast Wi-Fi services everywhere | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Google wants every public place on the planet to have fast Wi-Fi service.

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Google’s Got a Plan to Unify the World's Wi-Fi Hotspots

Google’s Got a Plan to Unify the World's Wi-Fi Hotspots | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Google will help anyone build a public Wi-Fi hotspot, complete with a Google-based login.
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Library of Congress Resources for Hispanic Heritage Month | Teaching with the Library of Congress

Library of Congress Resources for Hispanic Heritage Month | Teaching with the Library of Congress | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Library of Congress Resources for Hispanic Heritage Month. A blog post at "Teaching with the Library of Congress" on 2016-09-27.
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New Zealand Maori anger at 'offensive' shower curtains

New Zealand Maori anger at 'offensive' shower curtains | digital divide information | Scoop.it
American retail website removes items featuring Maori chiefs and leaders.

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Here is another example of cultural commodification and cultural appropriation.  As stated in the article, there is nothing illegal in this, but most companies stay away because the negative publicity for being sleazy is a enough of a cultural and economic deterrent to conform to the more accepted norms of society. 

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Coding Toys for kids: when learning is just fun!

Coding Toys for kids: when learning is just fun! | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Coding Toys for kids: when learning is just fun! News. Learning how to code at schoolIt's no secret that the cool class at some schools is coding. Rathe
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ViaDireta bridges the Digital Divide for students in Amazonas region

ViaDireta Telecom connect students in the Amazonas region in Brazil. Using iDirect and Integrasys technologies combined, Via Direta has been able to delive
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The Planetary Archives (BlackHorseMedia) – Google+

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The top 36 must-see items at the African American museum

The top 36 must-see items at the African American museum | digital divide information | Scoop.it
When the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture was established in 2003, it had no collection. Since then, museum leaders have acquired approximately 40,000 objects, of which some 3,500 will be on view. They document the tragedy and triumph of the African American experience, from the Colonial era of slavery to the election of the nation’s first African American president. Here are 36 of the most emotionally and historically resonant treasures in the collection that no visitor should miss.
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Community & Culture | NCAI

Community & Culture | NCAI | digital divide information | Scoop.it
American Indians and Alaska Natives have some of the richest and most storied cultures on the planet. Yet Native cultures—and the traditions, languages, and religious practices they encompass—often face threats from mainstream society. NCAI works to overcome these threats by educating non-Native people and turning back attacks on Native cultures and lifeways. Native culture is central to the identity of tribal nations and Native people. NCAI will continue to stand with tribal nations to protect Native cultures for today and for generations to come.
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Obama Administration Gives Historic Control of Education System to Navajo Nation

Obama Administration Gives Historic Control of Education System to Navajo Nation | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Navajo Takeover: Obama Administration gives historic control of Education System to Navajo Nation
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Civil Rights Childhood: Picturing Liberation in African American Photobooks E-Book

Read your free e-book: http://hotaudiobook.com/mebk/50/en/B00PJG42FO/book Childhood joy, pleasure, and creativity are not often associated with the civi
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Why California’s charter school sector is called ‘the Wild West’

Why California’s charter school sector is called ‘the Wild West’ | digital divide information | Scoop.it
The second part of a series about the deeply troubled California charter school sector.
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Don’t Leave Learning Up to Chance: Framing and Reflection

Don’t Leave Learning Up to Chance: Framing and Reflection | digital divide information | Scoop.it
When educators take the time to explicitly frame the maker activities and build meaningful reflection in at the end, they're helping to ensure kids are reaching
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Yale study suggests racial bias among preschool teachers

Yale study suggests racial bias among preschool teachers | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Teachers are more likely to expect young black children -- especially young black boys -- to misbehave, according to a new Yale study: "Implicit biases do not begin with black men and police. They begin with black preschoolers and their teachers."
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Stop Innovating in Schools. Please.

Stop Innovating in Schools. Please. | digital divide information | Scoop.it
Innovation in schools today is far too focused on improving teaching, not amplifying learning.

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Miguel Zapata-Ros's curator insight, September 27, 1:51 AM
La innovación en las escuelas de hoy está demasiado centrada en la mejora de la enseñanza, pero no mejora el aprendizaje.
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We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation – Rising Up with Sonali

We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation – Rising Up with Sonali | digital divide information | Scoop.it
FEATURING JEFF CHANG – The US Presidential election this year has inspired severe levels of anxiety, particularly among people of color who have borne the brunt of violent rhetoric from Donald Trump and his cohorts. If we believe the racist and xenophobic rhetoric, we deserve to be banned from entering the country, or pushed behind a wall, or imprisoned, or priced out of our homes. And if we are poor we deserve to remain poor. It is a difficult moment indeed.


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Last Mile Connectivity

The film talks about the advantage of Internet access in a remote village named Nichlagarh. As Internet usage grows in India, the number of communities an
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What We're Watching: Economic Segregation and Student Poverty - Education Next

What We're Watching: Economic Segregation and Student Poverty - Education Next | digital divide information | Scoop.it
In this video, NPR's Cory Turner looks at which states have the most-segregating school district boundaries-- borders with the largest difference in child poverty rates from one side to the other.
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