Corps Member Begins Visioning for Mobile Student App
Monique Nunnally (Metro Atlanta, '15) writes about her vision for her students.
Now Is the Time to Close the 'TechEdquity Gap' for Latinx Students
Millions of Latinx students are being denied access to a high-quality remote education during the pandemic.
Can a Software Company Help Schools Achieve Equity?
A team of epidemiologists and computer scientists believe the same kind of computational forecasting that predicts the spread of a virus can also help guide the spread of equity and social health.
There’s a Digital Divide in Silicon Valley and It’s Leaving Students Behind
Living just outside of the heart of Silicon Valley in the Bay Area are more than 15,000 families who lack access to high-speed internet and devices. This digital divide, which was already leaving students behind, is only widening during the coronavirus pandemic.
Distance Learning Despite the Broadband Gap
Millions of students in rural communities like Appalachia are falling behind in school, simply because high-speed internet is unreliable or unavailable in their communities. Now, in the time of COVID-19, that broadband gap is growing even larger. With schools closed and federal guidelines advising Americans to avoid non-essential travel and gatherings, families, educators, and students in Appalachia are being forced to quickly adjust to the realities of distance learning—with or without adequate internet access.
7 Tips for Being a Great Virtual Teacher
As schools remain closed during the COVID-19 outbreak, teachers are turning to virtual learning as a way to stay connected to their students. Here are some tips on how to lead from behind a computer screen.
Principals Without a Playbook: Leadership Amid the Pandemic
As COVID-19 continues to force school closures across the country, school leaders are scrambling to make sure their students and teachers are supported during this time.
What's Possible for Appalachia’s Schools When Internet Isn't an Issue
What's possible for schools in Appalachia when internet isn't an issue, and teachers can focus on preparing students for a 21st-century future in the region? We visited two schools to find out.
This Community Set Out to Bridge the Digital Divide
Slow internet was hindering students in Leslie County. That’s why these teachers, community leaders, and students came together to create small but powerful devices that could help bring high-speed internet to the county.
How Rural Students Are Left Behind in the Digital Age
The rural broadband gap is one of the greatest educational challenges facing rural communities today. Learn how students and teachers in rural communities are using clever workarounds to stay connected and get work done despite the digital divide.