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7 Shifts to Closing the Digital Divide

EdTechTeam

Smartphones have been around for 10 years now, but in education, the shifts are vastly different within our classrooms. How can we close this digital divide? According to the US Department of Education , there are seven ways to help close the digital divide. They consume social media platforms like Instagram and Snapchat. By connecting through social media your educators and students can see how the work they do matters.

We're Closing the Digital Divide. Now Let's End the Participation Gap.

Edsurge

First some good news: the divide in access to digital devices is decreasing. School districts across the country are upgrading networks and integrating more classroom technology, and smartphones have become increasingly ubiquitous across socioeconomic lines. Educators are beginning to take note of a new problem: a digital participation divide. Previously, the digital participation divide seemed to revolve around access time.

Debunking 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom

Neo LMS

Students can play games, watch stupid videos, browse inappropriate websites, spend time on social media, or catch up on the latest episodes of their favorite series. As for smartphones, these can also be verified and added to an internal whitelist.

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