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”
Fort Wayne Mayor Graham Richards Talks about Net Literacy at the 2007 Killer Apps Conference.
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”
Geoff Canada Description: Geoff Canada, of the Harlem Children’s Zone talks about the danger of allowing technology to widen the gap between rich kids and poor kids and our responsiblity to ensure that this does not happen.
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 … Read More » “Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age – Driving Student Success”
ePractice eInclusion: Digital Literacy Workshop, Barcelona 16th of June 2008 Wrap Up working session 3: Frank Mather, European Commission DG Information Society, Belgium