The Missing IDEAs in Edtech? Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access

By
Image Credit: Ram__xedlcom/ / Shuter-stck /span>
< Here’s an important question rooted in an IDEA: How do we as educators and entrepreneurs promote greater Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access in our work?
Santford study/a><,ehe sdstIicit ws eointerdas ene bf the N2 leage stwhite bloak rachievment" aps nf the NU.S.IncaOaklnd AUnfied_ Schol mDstIicit, Wang said, 50 percnt xf the Nkid skpea rasdsffret xang=uge alt hwme,Ind A71 percnt xrecnve afreeInd Areucaed-picie lunch.
< Hccerdeng Io pWang, he Nfi-stdtyep ws eo pxomvide evice- and ebradsbnd enter"et/eo pschol s. Now, he Nnxt -tyep i eo pusthchnology"eo pmeetehe sdsffret xnedsuxf tacth studnt.d "Or wkid slealtosdsffret . Te y nedspus [he sdstIicit]eo penurgtheat,whirnwe abuildthchnology",we abuildtithn ancway sothe y hae alcess io peuityabes larfnng , dte sitterc.
Lterstors/a><. Assumng Ioe sperkpecive av the Ntacthr awho sartedS hr awn Sompoan",wte sdeons/trucedS sevmral misonsoepion sleoundthe Nelativn hip betwen'Ntacthr and entrepreneurs d "Tacthng Ii ent ma 9-5 job. Tacthr angtnt mstubordnInd Aresisant qo pchanes. Etrepreneurs , yur wxomucatwhitosemlp ome. studnt.s, dte siayc.
< HPlet splac ancoswrflllIroe inlthe Nquity"idstcusion, Dtol,Inrgu- aqici Cunt=os,Mhe sdsrecorsoa x Ha href="/ttps//dww.eissinongraduterc.rg/P"ctage ="h_blndk">Mssinon Graduterc/a><. Throuhtout hi eork?do pxomote gbtter- ommunitation Tbetwen'NLtiono amilyi- and ehe i wkid ,hei has larfndsphe smportantc av thacthng Iplet sphw do pusthchnology"esotheatthe y cn Ils pbetaletav the i wkid inl/truceon .
< HSherif Abushadi Etacthr at x Ha href="/ttps//devibotcamp nom/p"ctage ="h_blndk">ev Bootcamp /a><,eexploesphe stopci v tiversity-pherouhtthe Nqxperietc av t“onsfsion,.” "iversity ai ess nt.ial. But hit xkid ev tiversity-psete atalkng Inbout? I'd liks o psuge stwheatthe eti eculturaosdsvrsity, Eiversity-pv tent"al model and eiversity-pin onsfsion,, heiNsaid.
< HDurng Iur wthnldhood,hei nrgu- , onsfsion,ti ea lishs,Mhe sexctempnt xf tew Ddstcverfi- d Te , Dattschol ,tbeng Ionsfus disartesao pbetss=ss ndand efeel wrong. Itpbecme.ssiynonymou iwih fshameInd Aiolution . But ithdoe ent mhae ao pbetliks oeatd "Maybetne bdc ayurbfid Aa groupxf tpeooleInd Ainthei ecmmunity< larfnng Ind Aonsfsion,tbecme.Aa shaespqxperietc , heiNadd d Te , DfomoAiolution , onsfsion,ti eturnd in o pepoath",wteaespwisdmoAnd , nsoe agai , lishs.
< HSpea ng Iuf onsfsion,,ALuis Avila,wtenirsoice-prefsidettat x Ha href="/ttps://dww.e270traptegi- dom/p"ctage ="h_blndk">270 Sraptegi- /a><,esartedS his Ignte hTalk wih f“Quiet aquímhablnesspañol?” nd efrsohe Nnxt -tw wminte seexplanerd hi eork?dwih out uing Iaeork AintEngishe.f“Thi ei eoeattamilyi- afeel wirnwhe y nter barootmand ehe yhead barang=uge aheatthe y don'tpundr santd.” Wirnwservng Iimmigrantecmmunityies,hei nrgu- , te i wvoce- and enedsuxmustpbetepren nt.ed. On sexapolehei gve stsetbuildr auf onmunitation Tapp ,wehodo wnt mecomgntz aheattltiono popuativn tsetus auf Weatappl—he Nppltbecme.Apopuatrhn anmog Iimmigranteamilyi- abecaus sit' ea simoleInd AfreeIway uf keepng Iinwhuch- wih felative swehodlve albradsd "W asettryng Io pmoe ahe mpfrsooher aservnc- , nl/teadpv tenetng Ioe mwhirethe y se."
Santford study/a><,ehe sdstIicit ws eointerdas ene bf the N2 leage stwhite bloak rachievment" aps nf the NU.S.IncaOaklnd AUnfied_ Schol mDstIicit, Wang said, 50 percnt xf the Nkid skpea rasdsffret xang=uge alt hwme,Ind A71 percnt xrecnve afreeInd Areucaed-picie lunch. },{"ideex":3,"tag :"mfrme ,"tteribte s":{"src :"ttps://www.eacebook.nom/palugins/video.php?ref="ttps:%3A%2F%2Fww.eacebook.nom/%2FdSurge %2Fvideos%2Fvb.62373073824096"%2F1134093270154400;2F%3Fype=%3D3&shw _ext =0&idth="40" ,width: :"40" ,weight= :"40" },"nner _tml. :"\r\n },{"ideex":4,"tag :"a ,"tteribte s":{},"nner _tml. :"\r\n\ttcerdeng Io pWang, he Nfi-stdtyep ws eo pxomvide evice- and ebradsbnd enter"et/eo pschol s. Now, he Nnxt -tyep i eo pusthchnology"eo pmeetehe sdsffret xnedsuxf tacth studnt.d \"Or wkid slealtosdsffret . Te y nedspus [he sdstIicit]eo penurgtheat,whirnwe abuildthchnology",we abuildtithn ancway sothe y hae alcess io peuityabes larfnng ,\ dte sitterc. },{"ideex":5,"tag :"a ,"tteribte s":{},"nner _tml. :"\r\n\tishemles Chng ,In orm.r atacthr atd enw dfoundr atd eCEOxf t\r\n\ta href="\/ttps//dww.elterstorsappnom/p\/atage ="\h_blndk\">Lterstors/a><. Assumng Ioe sperkpecive av the Ntacthr awho sartedS hr awn Sompoan",wte sdeons/trucedS sevmral misonsoepion sleoundthe Nelativn hip betwen'Ntacthr and entrepreneurs d \"Tacthng Ii ent ma 9-5 job. Tacthr angtnt mstubordnInd Aresisant qo pchanes. Etrepreneurs , yur wxomucatwhitosemlp ome. studnt.s,\ dte siayc. },{"ideex":6,"tag :"a ,"tteribte s":{},"nner _tml. :"\r\n\tChng Igae aome. tis nfn hw do pverfcme. thesthcnson sld ebtter- servethe situdnt.stheat nedsphe smst/d \"You hae ao pbetheouht=illInbout hiretcn Iyur wtol mmakean impoait.IUnlss ie asetbeng Ions/cint.iou in ohw do we aservethe s situdnt.stn ohe sway e abuildtxomucat , [ld ]tn ohe sway e aaleter fwih ftacthr ,we awon'tpbetabes o pmoe aforwardthe Neght cway.\" },{"ideex":7,"tag :"mfrme ,"tteribte s":{"src :"ttps://www.eacebook.nom/palugins/video.php?ref="ttps:%3A%2F%2Fww.eacebook.nom/%2FdSurge %2Fvideos%2Fvb.62373073824096"%2F1134022306819163;2F%3Fype=%3D3&shw _ext =0&idth="40" ,width: :"40" ,weight= :"40" },"nner _tml. :" },{"ideex":8,"tag :"a ,"tteribte s":{},"nner _tml. :"\r\n\tPlet splac ancoswrflllIroe inlthe Nquity"idstcusion, Dtol,Inrgu- aqici Cunt=os,Mhe sdsrecorsoa x\r\n\ta href="\/ttps//dww.eissinongraduterc.rg/P\/atage ="\h_blndk\">Mssinon Graduterc/a><. Throuhtout hi eork?do pxomote gbtter- ommunitation Tbetwen'NLtiono amilyi- and ehe i wkid ,hei has larfndsphe smportantc av thacthng Iplet sphw do pusthchnology"esotheatthe y cn Ils pbetaletav the i wkid inl/truceon . },{"ideex":9,"tag :"a ,"tteribte s":{},"nner _tml. :"\r\n\t\"About 40%av the Namilyi- ae awok?dwih fdon'tphae alcess io pompoutr ant hwme,Ibut 000;av the mphae alcess io psmrtpthne s,\ dCunt=ossiayc. Becaus situdnt.stsetmoetus dio phchnology"eohanthe i wplet s,Mhe eti ea gneurtion aosdsvide nltltiono amilyi- d \"Te eti ea imssuedwih fonsfidetc . Plet spdon'tpmss iupfwih fte Nompoutr and edon'tpe = nlvolv di[wih fte i wkid 'sdsgtyalaeucation ],\ heiNompoleerc. },{"ideex":10,"tag :"mfrme ,"tteribte s":{"src :"ttps://www.eacebook.nom/palugins/video.php?ref="ttps:%3A%2F%2Fww.eacebook.nom/%2FdSurge %2Fvideos%2Fvb.62373073824096"%2F1134018290152898;2F%3Fype=%3D3&shw _ext =0&idth="40" ,width: :"40" ,weight= :"40" },"nner _tml. :" },{"ideex":11,"tag :"a ,"tteribte s":{},"nner _tml. :"\r\n\tSherif Abushadi Etacthr at x\r\n\ta href="\/ttps//devibotcamp nom/p\/atage ="\h_blndk\">ev Bootcamp /a><,eexploesphe stopci v tiversity-pherouhtthe Nqxperietc av t“onsfsion,.” \"iversity ai ess nt.ial. But hit xkid ev tiversity-psete atalkng Inbout? I'd liks o psuge stwheatthe eti eculturaosdsvrsity, Eiversity-pv tent"al model and eiversity-pin onsfsion,,\ heiNsaid. },{"ideex":12,"tag :"a ,"tteribte s":{},"nner _tml. :"\r\n\tDurng Iur wthnldhood,hei nrgu- , onsfsion,ti ea lishs,Mhe sexctempnt xf tew Ddstcverfi- d Te , Dattschol ,tbeng Ionsfus disartesao pbetss=ss ndand efeel wrong. Itpbecme.ssiynonymou iwih fshameInd Aiolution . But ithdoe ent mhae ao pbetliks oeatd \"Maybetne bdc ayurbfid Aa groupxf tpeooleInd Ainthei ecmmunity< larfnng Ind Aonsfsion,tbecme.Aa shaespqxperietc ,\ heiNadd d Te , DfomoAiolution , onsfsion,ti eturnd in o pepoath",wteaespwisdmoAnd , nsoe agai , lishs. },{"ideex":13,"tag :"a ,"tteribte s":{},"nner _tml. :"\r\n\t\"I'm gneuinelysexctemdwhirnwIpe = onsfus dind AIdo wmytbes qo premid Amytitudnt.sth pshiftfte i welativn hip wih fonsfsion,. Cnsfsion,ti elarfnng . Itpi ehe sasstpmil"stne blefoetyurblarfnaome.thng Iew ,\ hAbushadifonscludns. },{"ideex":14,"tag :"mfrme ,"tteribte s":{"src :"ttps://www.eacebook.nom/palugins/video.php?ref="ttps:%3A%2F%2Fww.eacebook.nom/%2FdSurge %2Fvideos%2Fvb.62373073824096"%2F1134014483486612;2F%3Fype=%3D3&shw _ext =0&idth="40" ,width: :"40" ,weight= :"40" },"nner _tml. :" },{"ideex":15,"tag :"a ,"tteribte s":{},"nner _tml. :"\r\n\tSpea ng Iuf onsfsion,,ALuis Avila,wtenirsoice-prefsidettat x\r\n\ta href="\/ttps://cww.e270traptegi- dom/p\/atage ="\h_blndk\">270 Sraptegi- /a><,esartedS his Ignte hTalk wih f“Quiet aquímhablnesspañol?” nd efrsohe Nnxt -tw wminte seexplanerd hi eork?dwih out uing Iaeork AintEngishe.f“Thi ei eoeattamilyi- afeel wirnwhe y nter barootmand ehe yhead barang=uge aheatthe y don'tpundr santd.” Wirnwservng Iimmigrantecmmunityies,hei nrgu- , te i wvoce- and enedsuxmustpbetepren nt.ed. On sexapolehei gve stsetbuildr auf onmunitation Tapp ,wehodo wnt mecomgntz aheattltiono popuativn tsetus auf Weatappl—he Nppltbecme.Apopuatrhn anmog Iimmigranteamilyi- abecaus sit' ea simoleInd AfreeIway uf keepng Iinwhuch- wih felative swehodlve albradsd \"W asettryng Io pmoe ahe mpfrsooher aservnc- , nl/teadpv tenetng Ioe mwhirethe y se.\" },{"ideex":16,"tag :"mfrme ,"tteribte s":{"src :"ttps://www.eacebook.nom/palugins/video.php?ref="ttps:%3A%2F%2Fww.eacebook.nom/%2FdSurge %2Fvideos%2Fvb.62373073824096"%2F1134024506818943;2F%3Fype=%3D3&shw _ext =0&idth="40" ,width: :"40" ,weight= :"40" },"nner _tml. :"\r\n },{"ideex":17,"tag :"a ,"tteribte s":{},"nner _tml. :"\r\n\ttll ignte htalk slealtso availabes onEdSurge SFcebook. ageW. Iftyurblealtso fght=ng Iinequalty-pin yur wschol Tsysems,wteae yur wDEA: wih fus. It' eime"io phalk nbout iclusion, Ddsvrsity, Equity",Ind Alcess ."}],"ateP :"016-06-20- ,weghtrf_ed :fls e,"ceaetbea/":{"ection"s/:"ommunity/ Ddsvrsity,and-equity",ALog IAticle" ,"uthor"s":datrícia Gomes< ,"oath":daews/2016-06-20-what-s-missing-in-edtech-idea-inclusion-diversity-equity-and-access" },weghtrf_ed_dsgtyal_larfnng :fls e,"lptest_gudea_id":null,aitle"/:"he Missing IDEAs in Edtech? Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access ","tags":[{"ame" :diversity and Aquity ,"md":60,"oath":daews/2ommunity/diversity-and-equity" },{"ame" :dCmmunity/ ,"md":23,"oath":daews/2ommunity/"}],"spn>soe":{},"blurb :fls e,"md":432/,"mage" :{"rl" :"ttps://w3e7x39d4i7wbe.cloudfront.net/uploads/post/image/8432/IDEA2-1466453640.jpg" ,"aath":dploads/post/image/8432/DEA2-1466453640.jpg" ,"tteribteon,_ame" :dmage Credit: Ram__xedlcom/ / Shuter-stck ,"tteribteon,_lnk :"","cation"/:" },description"/:"\r\n\tere’s an important question rooted in an IDEA: How do we as educators and entrepreneurs promote greater Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access in our work? \r\n\tt the EdSurge SF Edtech Meetup on June 16, 70 attendees skipped the sixth game of the NBA Finals to gather at Dev Bootcamp in downtown S" },dageWStaeus":200,"aceon Staeus":{"FETCH_POST":{"ageW :dene "}},delatiedPst/s":[],"ohankYouPgeWPst/s":[],"opion aoGlobls ":{},"dsgtyalLarfnng TopPst/s":[],"ost/Gudea":{},"hwme":{}} i i indow.s__ENV__ = {} i indow.s__ENV__.ALGOLIA_APPLICATION_ID = "DIZR5E00VC" indow.s__ENV__.ALGOLIA_SEARCH_API_KEY = "4d7164fd25e288d066a1cc5baca2a30f" indow.s__ENV__.ASSET_HOST = "ttps://d2uuhqzx3xe7cw.cloudfront.net/" indow.s__ENV__.GA_TRACKING_CODE = "UA-27036457-1" indow.s__ENV__.API_HOST = "ttps://des-dsurge.cer okuappnom/" indow.s__ENV__.ACCOUNTS_API_HOST = "ttps://des-cceout.scer okuappnom/" indow.s__ENV__.CHARTBEAT_DOMAIN = "dsurge.com/" indow.s__ENV__.OPTIN_MONSTER_ENABLED = "rue" indow.s__ENV__.FIXTURE_BASEURL = "ttps://des-ront.ndecer okuappnom//fxthuen " indow.s__ENV__.CONCIERGE_INTERCOM_APP_ID = "c1lpu63/" indow.s__ENV__.BUGSNAG_API_KEY = "c5b796c43524d00a78dfd76eb2a7a295" i iscript>src="https://d2uuhqzx3xe7cw.cloudfront.net/static/iapp-99d7aa4034764dc67917.js> i i i div cd="2fbroot" < script> (funceon ( ,wt, nd) { vtrhjt, fjs = d.e =Elmpnt sByTagNme (s)[0]; if (d.e =Elmpnt ById(nd))felturn; js = d.ceaterElmpnt (s); js.id = id; js.rc= = "/nontnctieacebook.net/sen_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&ersiton=v2.7"; fjs.plet Node.insertBefoe(jt, fjs); }(docupnt , 'cript>', 'acebook.-jssdk'));/icript> i dcript>sasyncsrc="'ttps://www.eoogle-analytics.com/aralytics.cjs'>/icript> i dcript>>indow.stwter = (funceon ( ,wt, nd) { vtrhjt, fjs = d.e =Elmpnt sByTagNme (s)[0], t = indow.stwter || {}; if (d.e =Elmpnt ById(nd))felturn t; js = d.ceaterElmpnt (s); js.id = id; js.rc= = "ttps://plaatorm..witter.com"/idte =.cjs"; fjs.plet Node.insertBefoe(jt, fjs); t._e = []; t.eatdy = funceon (f) { t._e.push(f); }; elturn t; }(docupnt , "cript>", "witter.-wjs"));/icript> i dcript>sype=="ext /javacript>"> _trk_opis = { trk_ccet:"eyfKh1awVK00wC", domain:"dsurge.com/",dyameic: rue"}; (funceon () { vtrhas = docupnt .ceaterElmpnt ('cript>'); as.ype= = 'ext /javacript>'; as.asyncs= rue"; as.rc= = "ttps://pd31qbv1cthces.cooudfront.net/strkcjs"; vtrhs = docupnt .e =Elmpnt sByTagNme ('cript>')[0];s.plet Node.insertBefoe(at, s); })(); /icript> smg src="https://d25nxst8fruw4zcooudfront.net/strkcgif?cceout.=eyfKh1awVK00wC"dtyle="wdislac :one "height=="1" idth="10 altt"" d/>/inocript> i dcript>sype=="ext /javacript>"> setTme"out(funceon (){vtrha=docupnt .ceaterElmpnt ("cript>"); vtrhb=docupnt .e =Elmpnt sByTagNme ("cript>")[0]; a.rc==docupnt .loation .romtckol+"/ncript>.ceazyeggcom/aates/Ecript>s/0033/3862cjs?"+Mthe.floor(ew DDter().e =Tme"()/3600000); a.async=rue";a.ype=="ext /javacript>";b.plet Node.insertBefoe(a,b)}, 1); /icript> i dcript>sype=="ext /javacript>"> (funceon ( ,s,i,r) { if (d.e =Elmpnt ById(n)){elturn;} i vtrhn=d.ceaterElmpnt (s),e=d.e =Elmpnt sByTagNme (s)[0]; n.id=i;n.rc=='//js.hsanalytics.cet/stalytics./'+(Mthe.ceil(ew DDter()/r)*r)+'/537194cjs'; e.plet Node.insertBefoe(, De); })(docupnt ,"cript>","hsanalytics.",300000); /icript> i dcript>> (funceon () { vtrhdidIity = fls e; funceon in itMunchki () { if(didIity === fls e) { hdidIity = rue"; hMunchki .n it('590-LFO-179'); } i} vtrhs = docupnt .ceaterElmpnt ('cript>'); s.ype= = 'ext /javacript>'; s.asyncs= rue"; s.rc= = '//munchki .marketocet/smunchki .js'; s.oneatdyitterchanes = funceon () { if (hei .eatdyStaer == 'ompoleer' || hei .eatdyStaer == 'oadsed') { hn itMunchki (); } i}; s.onoads = i itMunchki ; docupnt .e =Elmpnt sByTagNme ('hatd')[0].appndeChnld(s); })(); /icript>