Keeping Tabs on the Digital Divide

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Weekly Wrap-Up, August 28, 2015

Image via Seattle Public Library.Image via Seattle Public Library.

On Monday in Phoenix, ArizonaOn launched its program. As part of the launch, they also hosted a phone bank with Univision as part of its ‪#‎AvanzamosConectados campaign. Watch a video from Monday. http://www.univision.com/arizona/internet-a-bajo-costo-en-toda-az-video

Librarians on Bikes are delivering books and wifi to kids in ‘book deserts, defined as “areas without easy access to libraries and reading material to nurture their imaginations and development.”. Read more here.

Read about educational digital divide in a research article from Matt Harris, international educator living in Asia with deep passion and vast experience around Educational Technology. “It is imperative for all us in the field – students, teachers, parents, administrators, policymakers, leaders – to ensure our technology and our learning are positioned to help everyone, especially those who need it the most, he writes”

Watch about how Eagle Communications is helping students in Schuyler, Nebraska benefit from broadband.


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