One-to-One: A Call for A Computer for Every Student
Our CEO, Sarah Hanawald, wrote the article below that was published in Education and Career News.
We are at the beginning of the “Fourth Industrial Revolution,” a time of relentless change with rapid fusion of physical and digital technology across industries. Present-day students will have to be nimble digital learners throughout their careers. Currently, some schools provide all students with computers, Chromebooks, or tablets, while others have only classroom sets, or worse, ancient, largely unused computer labs. How do we get from this state of digital inequity to one where all students have access to the technology resources they need to build the skills essential to their futures?
Good news – we’re making progress. The Education Super Highway has succeeded in connecting nearly every public school in the United States to the internet with high-speed broadband. Digital learning resources abound; some are free, others costly. Students can take single courses or complete degree programs online. What about quality? Resources such as ”Planning for Quality: A Guide for Continuous Improvement of Digital Learning Programs”, published by the Digital Learning Collaborative, can help. Read the entire artlcle here