Fishermen in Southern India use online weather forecast

Every day, fishermen in Southern India visit a knowledge Center where they access online weather forecast, wave height and location of fish, thanks to the Swaminathan’s Research Foundation regional resource center


OWD: How Can You Overcome Digital Divide?

http://www.onewebday.org
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Post a video response to this video and tell us how can overcome the digital divide. We are trying to collect as many responses as we can, so please participate in our video response drive!
A video produced for OneWebDay by Smashcast about the digital divide and digital inclusion.  OneWebDay occurs on September 22, 2009


Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age – Driving Student Success

Moderated by James Bennet, Editor-in-Chief, The Atlantic

The National Investments in Innovation and Technology Infrastructure

  • Blair Levin, Executive Director of the Omnibus Broadband Initiative at the Federal Communications Commission
  • Jim Shelton, Assistant Deputy Secretary, Innovation & Improvement, U.S.

Department of Education Panel from the pivotal sectors

Panel from the pivotal sectors:

  • Barbara Chow, Education Program Director, Hewlett Foundation
  • Susan Gendron, Comissioner, Maine Department of Education
  • Elliot Schrage, Vice President of Global Communications, Marketing and Public Policy, Facebook
  • Kathy Hurley, Senior Vice President, Pearson K-12 Solutions and the Pearson Foundation, and Chair

Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age Session II Literacy 2.0

  • Moderated by Lisa Guernsey, Director, Early Education Initiative, New America Foundation
  • Nichole Pinkard, Program Founder, Director of Innovation, Urban Education Institute, University of Chicago
  • Benjamin Bederson, Associate Professor Computer Science, Institute of Advanced Computer Studies and iSchool, University of Maryland
  • Allison Druin, Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab, Associate Professor, University of Marylands College of Information Studies
  • Karen Cator, Director, Education Leadership and Advocacy,
  • Apple Marissa Mayer, Vice President, Search Products & User Experience
  • Daniel Russell, Research Scientist, Google


Be CyberSmart!® Cyber Ethics and Bullying

From http://www.cybersmart.org CyberSmart! Online Workshops, facilitated professional development, give educators a hands-on experience in 21st century skills—the new basic skills—to meet the learning needs of today’s students.


The Educator’s Role in Digital Media Literacy

At ictQATAR’s Digital Communications Literacy Forum, a panel addressed the ways digital media literacy could be taught both formally and informally. The panel talked about the role of parents, schools, friends and the community at large in teaching digital media literacy.   Members of the panel were:

  • Lisa Leidig, Policy Manager, Policy and Planning Department, ictQATAR
  • Tessa Jolls, President and CEO of the Center for Media Literacy
  • Paolo Celot, European Association for Viewers Interests, Belgium

ictQATAR hosted the Forum along with the IIC in Doha on February 9, 2010. To view other presentations from the panel, visit http://www.ict.gov.qa/output/Page1569.asp


Be CyberSmart!® Researching the Internet Wisely

From http://www.cybersmart.org CyberSmart! Online Workshops, facilitated professional development, give educators a hands-on experience in 21st century skills—the new basic skills—to meet the learning needs of today’s students.


ePractice eInclusion: Digital Literacy Workshop, Barcelona

ePractice eInclusion: Digital Literacy Workshop, Barcelona 16th of June 2008  Wrap Up working session 3: Frank Mather, European Commission DG Information Society, Belgium