Digital Divide 2.0: a few facts and figures


Today we launch right in with a topic that is on the minds and hearts of many teachers – the “digital divide”; that silent, pernicious socioeconomic gap between students that have and students that do not have access to technology. Digital divide: facts and figures. I mined their 2017 report for some details to guide our thinking on the digital divide with regard to education. Income vs. Access: The Digital Divide in the US.

PROOF POINTS: 10,000 student study points to kindergarteners who may become heavy screen users

The Hechinger Report

Department of Education database that tracks a large group of students who started kindergarten in 2010. Columnists Digital Divide Elementary to High School Jill Barshay News Early Education online screen time

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A Science Fair Revolution: Putting the Trifold on Trial

The Daring Librarian

(graphic by Tim Holt) The digital shift revolution in educational practice isn''t about throwing everything out that has been done before (sometimes to Ad nauseam ) but to add projects & product choices that enhance learning and better demonstrate research assessments and the comprehension of data. Diane Cordell digital divide digital shift educon science fair projects tim holt

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HOT QR Codes in the Classroom & Library

The Daring Librarian

Calvin Klein Jeans recently put up three billboards - 2 in NYC and 1 in LA - to promote the brand’s upcoming campaign for Winter 2010. Middle school teacher librarian Gwyneth Jones, aka the Daring Librarian , uses QR codes to engage students in what she calls “digital discoveries.” QR Codes are popping up everywhere! On the back of my Sephora catalog, windows of shops, and in my library! They''re already big in Japan - and now in New York & LA.

Social Media Revolution for School Librarians: Keynote Resources for CASL

The Daring Librarian

A new digital divide going on: - Those who know how to “think” about search vs. those don’t. Dont Hate the Hashtag: a Social Media Revolution for Librarians View more presentations from gwyneth jones. Dear CASL family of school librarians, Thank you so much for your time today! It is such an honor to be invited to talk to you! The people of CT have been so wonderfully warm, friendly, whipsmart, & inspiring! I truly met some "kindred spirits" in your state!

Education in a World of Social and Technological Change #SXSWedu


Trying to understand their perspectives and sensibilities they bring to digital media. The Digital Tipping Point - moment in a young person''s life when they migrate to the digital world. The Digital Edge - Watkins is trying to understand role of digital media in lives of kids on the margins of digital access - second language homes, low socioeco environments, etc? Was inspired by the concept of digital divide - technology rich vs. technology poor.

Rural Healthcare Preparation Pipeline in Pennsylvania: Building Networks for Frontline Talent Development

Digital Promise

In 2010, they received federal funding through the Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) to develop the WATCH Project, which allowed them to coordinate systems and services in health career pathways. “We all compete sometimes for the same funding.

Homework in a McDonald’s parking lot: Inside one mother’s fight to help her kids get an education during coronavirus

The Hechinger Report

Since 2010, five rural hospitals have closed in Mississippi alone, and almost half of the state’s rural hospitals are at risk of closing. The digital divide. Terri Johnson willed her body not to show signs of impatience.

What Are the Implications of Distance Learning?

Education Superhighway

Department of Education’s most recent study of the topic, the percentage of public school districts whose high school students took distance learning courses rose from 30 percent in 2002 to 53 percent in 2010. These courses, which have generated a fair share of heated discussion, mean different things to different stakeholders in public education; given the increasingly digital nature of classrooms in general, isn’t it a discussion worth having? Digital Learning

No Teacher is an Island – Mary-Joyce Arekion, Mauritius

Daily Edventures

In 2011, Arekion became an MIEE national winner with her project “Bridging Digital Divide,” and she continues to seek the best ways to engage her students in 21 st century learning. My colleague, who was then the science teacher at school, participated in the Microsoft Educators Regional and Global Forum in 2010. This experience back in 2009 completely changed my life as a teacher, as today I am actively looking for ways to bridge the digital divide through Living Labs.

Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

a managing member of the Broadband Law Group, said there is “a lot going on at the state level with digital equity and getting the right connectivity.” There needs to be secure, robust, and reliable networks that provide access to digital content as technologies evolve, and in many districts another growing concern is equitable access, both in and out of school. In 2010 the FCC appointed her to the USAC board representing the nation’s schools and libraries on ERATE.

Mark Bauerlein on Arguments for and Against Facebook, Google, Texting, and the Age of Social Networking

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Tuesday, May 15th, for live and interactive Future of Education conversation with Mark Bauerlein to talk about his new book, The Digital Divide: Arguments for and Against Facebook, Google, Texting, and the Age of Social Networking , and how this reflects our perspectives on teaching and learning.

A National Push for More ‘Active Use’ of Technology in Learning

Educator Innovator

In its 2016 National Education Technology Plan, the Department of Education emphasizes model approaches to digital learning. The most obvious addition to the plan is its focus on the “digital-use divide.” In 2010, when the department published its last National Ed Tech Plan, the phrase “digital divide” usually meant unequal access to devices like laptops and high-speed internet, a severe disparity.

Dissertation Journal: Defended, Edited, Submitted, Accepted

Two weeks ago, I defended my dissertation NON-RESPONSE BIAS ON WEB-BASED SURVEYS AS INFLUENCED BY THE DIGITAL DIVIDE AND PARTICIPATION GAP. I worry that the data are too old – Internet access and use data collected in 2010 – to be publishable. It’s been about a year-and-a-half since my last post about my dissertation.

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Library 2.0

Learning with 'e's

Just how are libraries adapting to the digital age and all it brings? The digital age would have put paid to them. In an era where digital media holds sway, and where online stores such as Amazon announce they are now selling more Kindle and e-versions of books than paper versions, what will be the future for the university library? What changes are they making that bring them into the digital age, and enable them to compete with current advances in technology?

Distraction 2 Reaction: BYOT (BYOD) Success!


Digital media literacy continues to rise in importance as a key skill in every discipline and profession. 1/3 of all mobile users owned a mart phone in 2010. We used to hear about the digital divide. One participant in the session noted it''s easier to catch kids cheating digitally because the evidence is on the device.


A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

This can further be linked to depth of knowledge being greater as it is internalized (Yaklief, 2010), as exhibit 2 illustrates. The greater the level of internalization of knowledge, the greater perceived depth of knowledge (Allee, 1999; Herling, 2000; Yaklief, 2010). Information becomes content when there is a situation to apply it (Nonaka, 1999, Yaklief, 2010), but does not require a depth of understanding to access or transfer. 2010).

The History of the Future of E-rate

Hack Education

As an op-ed in The Washington Post put it , “The FCC talks the talk on the digital divide – and then walks in the other direction.” million settlement paid by Hewlett Packard in 2010 over accusations of fraud. E-rate and the History of the Future of the “Digital Divide” When the E-rate program was first established in 1996, only 14% of K–12 classrooms in the US had access to the Internet.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

You can read the series here: 2010 , 2011 , 2012 , 2013 , 2014 , 2015 , 2016 , 2017 , 2018 , 2019. The implication, according to one NYT article : “the digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expected.” The key word in that headline isn’t “digital”; it’s “force.”