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Technology overuse may be the new digital divide

The Hechinger Report

For years policymakers have fretted about the “digital divide,” that poor students are less likely to have computers and high-speed internet at home than rich students. A new 2017 survey of technology use at home shows the gap in computer access is rapidly closing.

A hidden, public internet asset that could get more kids online for learning

The Hechinger Report

Leverenz and other critics have singled out two educational nonprofits — Mobile Beacon and Mobile Citizen — both of which rake in millions of dollars a year from their national holdings of EBS licenses, while using just a fraction of the revenue to supply much-needed broadband access to students.

State Leadership Working Towards Broadband Access for All

edWeb.net

After all, schools are preparing them for their future careers, which will include using some aspect of online technology. Similarly, 28 states have policies and guidelines for external connections; 23 have them for internal wireless connections.

Distraction 2 Reaction: BYOT (BYOD) Success!

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Notes from TCEA 2012 Presentation by Eanes ISD Tech Group and Carl Hooker, Director of Instructional Technology, Eanes ISD Presentation posted at: edtech.eanesisd.net/tcea Research Behind BYOT 2011 Horizon Report K12 Edition - Published every year. Publicizes key trends and challenges and predictions for adoption educational technology. Support of the technologies we use are becoming more cloud based than server based. have a mobile phone. 80+% have mobile phones.

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Will giving greater student access to smartphones improve learning?

The Hechinger Report

I have guidelines for cellphone and smartphone use, but it’s a constant struggle to keep kids engaged in lessons and off their phones. He, too, has noticed the technology having a debilitating effect in many classrooms. “I Digital Education K-12 News