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Will a new batch of licenses help rural students get online?

The Hechinger Report

They settle in at the computers where Caine teaches coding and software, such as Illustrator and Photoshop, or they head to the back room for the 3-D printer, vinyl cutter and robotics kits. That’s why district leaders are eager to pilot an ambitious, statewide broadband initiative.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 28 & 29 Editions)

Doug Levin

” that by 2019 half of all high school classes will be taught over the internet ; Raised questions about a new study on personalized learning ; Added four new incidents to the K-12 cyber incident map ; and. " Tagged on: July 18, 2017 Let Robots Teach American Schoolkids | Bloomberg → This is not a work of satire. Unified gets a $3.26-million federal grant to study online credit recovery | LA Times → L.A. Summer.

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Not all towns are created equal, digitally

The Hechinger Report

And their cash-strapped school district has struggled to provide them with even the most basic digital tools. It’s about helping students with limited tech skills be prepared for a global economy that is becoming increasingly digitized. Nor is he the only one on a digital crusade.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Education Week : “ FCC Delays, Denials Foil Rural Schools’ Broadband Plans.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” “ Online Trackers Help Promote Better Sleep in Indiana U Staff Study,” says Campus Technology. ” Via NPR : “Teachers Report Stressed, Anxious Students In The ‘Age Of Trump’ ” “ Technology overuse may be the new digital divide ,” says The Hechinger Report’s Jill Barshay.