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21st Century Skills, School Libraries, and The Digital Divide
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ATC21S appears in Futures online - Assessment & Teaching of 21st ...

It also includes colorful descriptions of the experience of engaging in the ATC21S tasks, which are designed to assess the 21st century skills of collaborative problem solving and ICT digital literacy.
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Former Educator Verne Oliver Helps Fix School Libraries - AARP Bulletin

Former Educator Verne Oliver Helps Fix School Libraries - AARP Bulletin | The Digital Divide & School Libraries | Scoop.it
Verne Oliver's passion is fixing up books and spaces for kids in New York. (Verne Oliver is my kind of role model!
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Building Digital Communities

Building Digital Communities | The Digital Divide & School Libraries | Scoop.it

A Resource from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to help communities bridge the digital divide. The Institute of Museum and Library Services is a grant-making federal agency supporting museums and libraries of all types.

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Digital Divide: If You're Reading This, You're One of the Lucky Ones [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Digital Divide: If you're reading this, you're one of the lucky ones [infographic] http://t.co/wNoAkNmf #DigitalDivide...
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Connecting Literacy Skill Development to the 21st Century

Connecting Literacy Skill Development to the 21st Century | The Digital Divide & School Libraries | Scoop.it
http://www.teachhub.com/connecting-literacy-skill-development-21st-century. Co-Authored with Warren Thomas Rocco. When we were in high school and college, we learned how to use the Dewey decimal system, note cards ...
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DonorsChoose.org: An online charity connecting you to classrooms in need

DonorsChoose.org: An online charity connecting you to classrooms in need | The Digital Divide & School Libraries | Scoop.it
DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy to help students in need through school donations (RT @mpowers3: If you work for a public schl use http://t.co/zlNzWTQU to get $ 4 tech projs...
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The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have

The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have | The Digital Divide & School Libraries | Scoop.it
The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have http://t.co/YwrvvSnM via @medkh9...
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Mobile Bridges the Digital Divide - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Mobile Bridges the Digital Divide - Wall Street Journal (blog) | The Digital Divide & School Libraries | Scoop.it

From the Wall Street Journal (blog). Many companies are developing Internet-based platforms for digital products - a point of view on the digital divide from the perspective of business.

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New ‘Digital Divide’ Seen in Wasting Time Online

New ‘Digital Divide’ Seen in Wasting Time Online | The Digital Divide & School Libraries | Scoop.it
As access to devices has spread, children in poorer families are spending considerably more time using them for purposes other than for education.
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Technology and 21st Century Learning - Center for Educational ...

21st Century Skills do not replace content knowledge. Rather, they are complementary building blocks to help students gain knowledge in ways that are more engaging. The convergence of data, voice, graphics, and live ...
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Report Sets K-12 Broadband Goals for 2014-15

Report Sets K-12 Broadband Goals for 2014-15 | The Digital Divide & School Libraries | Scoop.it

"A new report released today from the State Educational Technology Directors Association outlines four key recommendations for creating ubiquitous, equitable broadband access for K-12 schools. The report, called The Broadband Imperative, builds on a 2008 report from SETDA about broadband needs."

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Lack of computer access a major hurdle for the poor

Lack of computer access a major hurdle for the poor | The Digital Divide & School Libraries | Scoop.it
Fingering an orange flash drive like a good-luck totem, Teisha Reynolds took a break from the computer class she hopes will change her life.
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SLJ's 2012 Day of Dialog: Walter Dean Myers Vows to Close the Reading Gap

SLJ's 2012 Day of Dialog: Walter Dean Myers Vows to Close the Reading Gap | The Digital Divide & School Libraries | Scoop.it

The National Ambassador for Young People's Literature speaks in School Library Journal about the reading gap and how to close it.

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Schools' summer slide' worse for poor kids - Dayton Daily News

Schools' summer slide' worse for poor kids - Dayton Daily News | The Digital Divide & School Libraries | Scoop.it
Schools' summer slide' worse for poor kidsDayton Daily News“Those who start school behind tend to stay behind.” Experts say families of all income levels can use the summer as an opportunity to advance their children's academic progress, by taking...
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Smartphones Used as Computer Substitutes in Inner Cities

Smartphones Used as Computer Substitutes in Inner Cities | The Digital Divide & School Libraries | Scoop.it
The mobile telecommunications industry portrays smartphones as a progressive force, one that is delivering Web access to historically disadvantaged communities. (Postmodern digital divide?
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There Is No Digital Divide - Technology Review, Published by MIT

There Is No Digital Divide - Technology Review, Published by MIT | The Digital Divide & School Libraries | Scoop.it

Jessie Daniels, Associate Professor of urban public health at Hunter College and CUNY and author of a forthcoming book on Internet propaganda discusses her take on how our cultural biases inform how we look at access to technology.

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Libraries: A Digital Bridge | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

One in three people in the U.S. do not have home access to the internet. See how libraries are transforming lives, by changing the way we connect. (Digital Divide: "One in three people in the U.S.
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Comcast wants digital divide conquered

Comcast wants digital divide conquered | The Digital Divide & School Libraries | Scoop.it
The nonprofit program, called Internet Essentials, provides affordable Internet service, computers and digital literacy training to families with children in the National School Lunch Program for $9.95 a month.
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