Broadband Provides More Equitable Access to Education and Workforce Preparation

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And, that makes access to adequate and reliable broadband even more important as the development of new technologies continues. Broadband’s Big Picture. Marc continues to advocate for and work with several other broadband initiatives in the state and with organizations like SETDA.

Broadband expands equitable access to education, workforce prep

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This makes access to adequate and reliable broadband even more important as the development of new technologies continues. Related content: 7 things supporting broadband best practices. Broadband’s big picture.

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This College Program Wants to Help Schools Use Technology With Intention

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schools accessing high-speed broadband, and devices all but ubiquitous in the classroom, the question is no longer whether teachers and students are using technology, but how. With 99 percent of U.S.

29 K-12 edtech predictions for 2021

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When we posted our 2020 predictions on January 1 last year, we–along with the majority of the world–definitely didn’t anticipate the curveball that was (and continues to be) the global COVID-19 pandemic. However, in 2020, educators took their efforts to another level.

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The Past Decade Forecasts a New Wave of Economic Opportunity in Education

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Some call it “The Rise of the Machines” for the convergence of multiple technologies: artificial intelligence, big data, data science, robotics plus virtual and augmented reality. This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology.

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Need To Know: AI and Machine Learning

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In truth, the term AI has (arguably) gained more notoriety for storylines of killer robots (and the occasional Wall-e) hell-bent on destroying mankind than for its practical use and business benefits. In essence, AI is something that can be packaged up and purchased on a monthly basis, like your broadband or phone. Thanks to breakthroughs in computing power, the potential of AI is now starting to be fulfilled.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Motherboard : “The FCC ’s New Broadband Map Paints an Irresponsibly Inaccurate Picture of American Broadband.” From The Express Tribune in Pakistan : “Around 500,000 laptops are likely to be distributed among talented and deserving students by the year 2020, according to Prime Minister Youth Programme Chairwoman Leila Khan.” ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Wired : “ Ajit Pai ’s Plan Will Take Broadband Away From Poor People.” Via Buzzfeed : “ Teachers Unions Think 2020 Is When They Will Defeat The Charter School Democrats.” ” In other learn-to-code news, the press release says that “ Mattel Expands Partnership With Tynker , Setting Goal To Introduce 10 Million Kids To Coding By 2020.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Education Week : “ FCC Delays, Denials Foil Rural Schools’ Broadband Plans.” From the Coursera blog : “Building India ’s Workforce for 2020.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics. “Assessing Betsy DeVos ’ Rollback on Disability Rights ” by Pacific Standard’s David Perry. “The 72 OSERS Documents Rescinded by Betsy deVos ” – by Liz Ditz.

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