Digital divide

Digital divide

Digital divide

Date posted: July 8, 2014

We usually think of lack of access to technology as the main contributor to a ‘digital divide.’ However, current research shows that access is only part of the story. Learning to use technology and using technology to learn are at least as important.

“While technology has often been hailed as the great equalizer of educational opportunity, a growing body of evidence indicates that in many cases, tech is actually having the opposite effect: it is increasing the gap between rich and poor, between whites and minorities, and between the school-ready and the less-prepared.” ~ Annie Murphy Paul

Click here to read the full article, Educational technology isn’t leveling the playing field

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