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A look at the Digital Divide across the US and the Globe for Students, Small Businesses and Communities.
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Digital divide in information literacy – A study from Norway | global2

Digital divide in information literacy – A study from Norway | global2 | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
An emerging digital divide in urban school children's information literacy Challenging equity in the Norwegian school system Hatlevik First Monday Full.
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Coming to Terms With a Global Digital Divide - Huffington Post

Coming to Terms With a Global Digital Divide - Huffington Post | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
Coming to Terms With a Global Digital Divide
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Ultimately, the answer lies not so much in fighting a global digital divide, as embracing it.
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School districts work to close digital divide | 8 On Your Side - WGAL ...

School districts work to close digital divide | 8 On Your Side - WGAL ... | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
2: 09. post a comment. Technology is changing the way students learn, but not everyone has the same access to computers. News 8's Anne Shannon looks at what's being done to close the digital divide. Tweet.
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WATCH: Digital Divide Creates 'Two Americas'

WATCH: Digital Divide Creates 'Two Americas' | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
Susan Crawford, former special assistant to President Obama for science, technology and innovation, explains how our government has allowed a few powerful media conglomerates to put profit ahead of the public interest.
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Digital divide still exists; the poor lose | Farm and Dairy - The Auction ...

Digital divide still exists; the poor lose | Farm and Dairy - The Auction ... | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Technology can serve as a tool to bridge the digital divide, but it is unlikely to be a complete solution in helping people find jobs.
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Not just 4 texting: 1 in 3 middle-schoolers uses smart phones for homework - Christian Science Monitor

Not just 4 texting: 1 in 3 middle-schoolers uses smart phones for homework - Christian Science Monitor | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
Christian Science Monitor Not just 4 texting: 1 in 3 middle-schoolers uses smart phones for homework Christian Science MonitorSuch restrictions on technology use are even more common among low-income students, the survey found.
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RUSSIAN SPHINX: Internet users by country

RUSSIAN SPHINX: Internet users by country | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
Digital divide is just one more measurement of global inequality!
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Iron Range high school grad makes case for rural broadband - Duluth News Tribune

Iron Range high school grad makes case for rural broadband - Duluth News Tribune | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
Iron Range high school grad makes case for rural broadbandDuluth News TribuneThe work of a 2012 graduate of Eveleth-Gilbert High School is being held up as a symbol of the economic development potential of entrepreneurs and to illustrate the need...
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Bridging the digital divide - Edmonds Beacon

Bridging the digital divide - Edmonds Beacon | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
Bridging the digital divideEdmonds BeaconEdmonds School Board had a challenging task before it Tuesday evening: bridging the ever-growing digital divide between students with and without Internet access at home, without further widening the gap or...
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A digital divide

A digital divide | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
We all know that digital technology is changing our lives and that younger generations who've grown up with it use it differently and are far [...]...
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USDA: RUS Wants to Increase Rural Broadband Access | Courthouse News Service | Surfing the Broadband Bit Stream

USDA: RUS Wants to Increase Rural Broadband Access | Courthouse News Service | Surfing the Broadband Bit Stream | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service wants to streamline the application and implementation process for the Community Connect Grant Program to bring broadband to unserved rural communities, according to a new proposal.
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The Digital Divide in America

An exploration of how the digital divide manifests itself in America as a result of the differences in mobile vs. broadband Internet access. The fact that ma...
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Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
Gregor Aisch visualizes the digital divide by mapping ip addresses vs places vs population (RT @Geocrusader80: Gregor Aisch visualizes the digital divide by mapping ip addresses vs places vs population http://t.co/x5NVGTtZ...)...
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The Digital Divide Narrows Between Generations - KUAR

The Digital Divide Narrows Between Generations - KUAR | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
The Digital Divide Narrows Between Generations KUAR "If grandma can be a Facebook friend to their granddaughter, what a great way for them to be in touch, to not have that divide of never calling your grandma or that sort of thing; hey grandma's on...
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In classrooms, digital divide widens - Mail & Guardian Online

In classrooms, digital divide widens Mail & Guardian Online This means that the digital divide, which already exists between the smartphone-toting wealthy and the poor, is rapidly growing ever wider.” In fact, the state of affairs at many of South...
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Digital Divide Forces Students to Flock to McDonalds for Free WiFi - EdSurge (blog)

Digital Divide Forces Students to Flock to McDonalds for Free WiFi - EdSurge (blog) | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
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An example of how the "digital divide" has a real impact on the lives of children and their education.

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Programming ability is the new digital divide: Berners-Lee - ITworld.com

Programming ability is the new digital divide: Berners-Lee - ITworld.com | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
Programming ability is the new digital divide: Berners-Lee ITworld.com There are two kinds of digital divide, Berners-Lee told the audience at a booked-out presentation in Wellington yesterday; the more familiar divide is between those who can...
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Students lack programming and workready IT Skills.

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Ban Ki-moon unveils Aakash-2 tablet at UN, says digital divide must be bridged - NetIndian

Ban Ki-moon unveils Aakash-2 tablet at UN, says digital divide must be bridged - NetIndian | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
NetIndianBan Ki-moon unveils Aakash-2 tablet at UN, says digital divide must be bridgedNetIndianUnited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that the challenge before the world was to leverage the power of technology and bridge the digital...
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Rising demands push industry to new heights - Financial Times

Rising demands push industry to new heights - Financial Times | Rural Digital | Scoop.it

Rising demands push industry to new heights Financial Times on O3b Networks, a Google-backed venture seeking to serve the “other three billion” people in developing countries without internet access, is planning to launch services in 2013.

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Middle Schoolers Turning On Smartphones for Homework - Digital ...

Middle Schoolers Turning On Smartphones for Homework - Digital ... | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
Digital Education. Education Week's blogs > Digital Education See more Ed-Tech news ... In addition, 29 percent of the students from low-income households said they use smartphones to do homework. Results from the ...
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MIT's Broadband Summit addresses 'digital divide' - Boston Herald

MIT's Broadband Summit addresses 'digital divide'Boston HeraldA group of innovation and technology companies will meet in Cambridge tonight to discuss how Massachusetts is working to accelerate broadband adoption and close the “digital divide.” The...
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Education Technology, Digital Learning Not As Easy As It Seems: Alliance For ... - Huffington Post

Education Technology, Digital Learning Not As Easy As It Seems: Alliance For ... - Huffington Post | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
New York TimesEducation Technology, Digital Learning Not As Easy As It Seems: Alliance For ...Huffington PostLastly, districts need to address the growing technology needs of society and individual students, particularly low-income students and...
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Education Research Report: Developing a comprehensive digital ...

Education Research Report: Developing a comprehensive digital ... | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
... (3) training and supporting teachers; and (4) dealing with the growing technology needs of society and individual students, especially low-income students and students of color who are most at-risk of being left behind.
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How the digital divide is being tackled

How the digital divide is being tackled | Rural Digital | Scoop.it
Digital exclusion is a social care issue, whether it's ordering prescriptions, applying for benefits. or simply talking to others So what is being done to help more people get online?
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USDA Rural Development-NewsRelease

RT @usdaRD: Agriculture Under Secretary Proposes Rule to Spur Development of Rural Broadband Networks, News: http://t.co/YaujukK7...
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