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Accessibility:

Accessibility Kennedy Morgana

Brief U.S. Society and Education History:

Brief U.S. Society and Education History 1 st Public school: 1635 68% adults use work tech. Technology: Growing learning and teaching tool

The Good Side of Technology…:

The Good Side of Technology… Extraordinary learning tool Efficient abundant information Teacher and staff use

..And the Bad:

..And the Bad Not everyone has equal educational resources. Accessibility “The Digital Divide”

The Digital Divide:

The Digital Divide Individual social and or economic status may determine educational experience.

The Biggest Problem :

The Biggest Problem “We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world .” –David Warwick

Specific Challenges on a Student’s Education:

Specific Challenges on a Student’s E ducation Using educational resources full potential communication O ut of classroom work

Perspective:

Perspective Only 34.3 % of world pop. is connected to the internet. (2012) That’s a very small ratio

New Beginnings for the Digital Divide Era:

New Beginnings for the Digital Divide Era Byte Back Computer Mentors Group Computers 4 Kids

Changes Happening Today:

Changes Happening Today Colorado’s Edison School

So.. What Now?:

So.. What Now? History is important! Tech training (for students and teachers) Online classes

Why Does This Even Matter?:

Why Does This Even Matter? Break the cycle Eliminate social injustice Children living in a happy and peaceful world

Bibliography :

Bibliography Butrymowicz , Sarah. "Bridging the Digital Divide in America's Rural Schools." NBC News. N.p ., 20 June 2012. Web. 07 June 2013. <http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/06/20/12303530-bridging-the-digital-divide-in-americas-rural-schools?lite>. "Survey Shows Widespread Enthusiasm for High Technology." NPR. N.p ., n.d. Web. 6 June 2013. <http://www.npr.org/programs/specials/poll/technology/>. Warlick , David. "2¢ Worth." 2¢ Worth. N.p ., 29 May 2013. Web. 07 June 2013. <http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/>. "World Internet Users Statistics Usage and World PopulationStats ." World Internet Users Statistics Usage and World PopulationStats . N.p ., 17 Feb. 2013. Web. 06 June 2013. <http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm>.

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