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What Does the National Educational Technology Plan Say About the Digital Divides?

EdTech Magazine

Over the past few years, schools and policymakers were focused on one digital divide in K–12 education: unequal access to technology. It defines not one but three digital divides. However, the Office of Educational Technology, a team within the U.S.

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2024 National Educational Technology Plan Addresses Three Digital Divides

EdTech Magazine

The 2024 NETP focuses on closing the digital use, access and design divides. The Biden-Harris Administration has made bold investments aimed at closing the digital divide and ensuring all students can equitably access the latest digital tools and technology,” U.S.

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Without Supplemental Pandemic Funding, Digital Divide Risks Increase

EdTech Magazine

Lockdowns revealed that districts were stuck in a 19th century framework, resulting in deep digital divides and leaving some students struggling to complete school assignments outside of the classroom. Bringing today’s K–12 learning environments up to speed requires adequate, long-term funding.

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Tackling the digital divide after the pandemic

Neo LMS

Although the digital divide was not caused by the pandemic, it was definitely exacerbated by it. Technology has to be an equalizer and help narrow the digital divide. Possible solutions to tackle the digital divide. Read more: 6 Practical strategies for teaching across the digital divide.

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Closing the Digital Divide with an Emphasis on Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Sponsored post Bridging the digital divide is a monumental task. Verizon is not only working to increase access to close the digital divide, but they are also providing critical support to improve learning. It begins with providing learners with access to devices and high-quality Internet.

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How Mississippi Stakeholders Collaborated to Narrow the Digital Divide

Digital Promise

The post How Mississippi Stakeholders Collaborated to Narrow the Digital Divide appeared first on Digital Promise.

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The looming threat that could worsen the digital divide

eSchool News

This funding, which was crucial in bridging the digital divide, now stands at a crossroads, potentially leaving many educational institutions grappling with outdated technology and hindering access to the digital resources necessary for effective learning.