Sometimes, a proclamation is worth 1000 words….
Increasing Digital Inclusion is Socially Responsible and the Entire Family Must be Engaged in the Home Learning Process Cost relevance and literacy are barriers to adoption and those barriers affect some sub-sections of our population more than other sections. Since broadband is a gateway to the empowerment that the Internet offers, it is socially responsible … Read More » “Social Responsibility and Engaging the Entire Family”
Appropriate information and communications technologies can facilitate sustainable development in developing nations by improving the flow of information in sectors such as healthcare, education, and business. By placing these tools in the hands of struggling populations, you empower them with tools to solve their own problems and rise out of poverty, instead of simply making … Read More » “ICT: Getting Connected to Sustainability”
Fort Wayne Mayor Graham Richards Talks about Net Literacy at the 2007 Killer Apps Conference.
This tutorial covers how to evaluate websites for credibility.
Forty years after the “War on Poverty” and twenty-five years after “A Nation at Risk,” a new forum has been designed to advance a new paradigm for learning by harnessing the largely untapped potential of digital media. Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age brought together 200 of the nations top thought leaders in science and … Read More » “Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age”
Opening remarks by Connie Yowell, Director of Education, MacArthur Foundation Opening Panel moderated by Brad Stone, New York Times Gary E. Knell, President and CEO, Sesame Workshop Mizuko Ito, Research Scientist, University of California, Irvine James Steyer, CEO and Founder, Common Sense Media Reed Hastings, CEO, Netflix
Moderated by John Merrow, Education Correspondent, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer Jason Levy, Principal, New York City Intermediate School 339 Larry Rosenstock, Founder, High Tech High School Network Katie Salen, Executive Director, Institute of Play, Professor of Design and Technology, and Director of the Center for Transformative Media, Parsons the New School for Design Rey Ramsey, … Read More » “Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age – New Learning Designs”
In an information society, information accessibility is a critical issue which must be discussed in terms of the gap between the digital haves and have nots, a gap expressed in the term digital divide. Digital divide refers to the gap between those who have access to the Internet and other information technology and those who … Read More » “Ethical Issues in eLearning – Digital Divide”
The Digital Divide Initiative builds bridges to opportunity through innovative partnerships to bring technology to underserved populations.