Archive for the ‘digital divide’ Category

A great idea from Texas, worthy to be replicated! Read at https://www.districtadministration.com/article/school-tech-go

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Posted: 29/08/2017 by broadyesl in digital divide, Uncategorized

Are you teaching in a classroom with any of the following conditions (excerpt):

1. A device poor class with limited home broadband access.

2. A device rich classroom with limited home broadband access.

3. A device rich classroom with mixed home broadband access.

If so, read Teaching in the Digital Divide: Classroom 1 of 3 at https://medium.com/@MattHiefield/teaching-in-the-digital-divide-classroom-1-of-3-7e86efa0f668

 

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Relevant data for educators in Rich and poor teenagers use the web differently – here’s what this is doing to inequality at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/07/rich-and-poor-teenagers-spend-a-similar-amount-of-time-online-so-why-aren-t-we-closing-the-digital-divide/?utm_content=buffer9cbc8&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

It is easy to misinterpret behaviors if one is biased or lacks knowledge of digital possibilities.  Here is the story of one of such misjudgments that went around the world. Link to article .  What do you see?

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An interesting discussion of how native languages shape the experience of internet use.  Read “The digital language barrier: how does language shape your experience of the internet?” at http://www.theguardian.com/education/ng-interactive/2015/may/28/language-barrier-internet-experience

The digital divide still exists!  Here is a new Dep. of Ed guide:  http://hechingerreport.org/ed-tech-must-do-more-to-advance-equity-u-s-secretary-of-education-says/

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