Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 5:50pm
In the 1990s, the term “digital divide” emerged to describe technology’s haves and have-nots. It inspired many efforts to get the latest computing tools into the hands of all Americans, particularly low-income families.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Mon, 04/23/2012 - 12:09pm
While both the Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Department of Education have released separate plans regarding the use of technology in education, the National Broadband Plan and the National Education Technology Plan respectively, the two entities have teamed up to create a new commission to comprehensively transition U.S. schools into the digital era.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Sat, 04/21/2012 - 4:36pm
We recently spoke with Paige Johnson, education strategist for Intel, about the newest research from national research and advocacy plan Project RED (Revolutionizing Education), which surveyed over 1,000 schools about best practices in technology. Intel sponsored the research along with HP, SMART Technologies and Pearson because they believe there is a need to revolutionize the way the U.S. looks at technology as part of teaching and learning.