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Solving the achievement gap through equity, not equality

Educational innovation often turns on notions of fairness and equity—and starts in a single classroom. Building in her TED Talk (9 minutes) on her own experience as a teacher, Lindsey Ott challenges the notions of the achievement gap and standardization, arguing for a reorientation from equal expectations toward equitable opportunities and individualized learning outcomes.


   9 minutes

   By: Lindsey Ott, TEDx

   Educator-prep | K-12 educators

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