"homework gap"

Five ways to close the homework gap

by Stacey Pusey • 4 days ago

Commentary: By rallying community members and thinking creatively, schools can connect more of their students to the internet.

'Tech for Rural Districts' brings new resources to remote schools

by Katya Schwenk • 3 weeks ago

"Like a focus group on steroids," a new initiative created by two education groups will provide online resources for remote communities.

FCC reveals plan to license educational spectrum to 5G carriers

by Ryan Johnston • 4 weeks ago

The commission will hold a vote next month that educators fear will reverse a 50-year tradition prioritizing access for educational institutions.

Hundreds sign petition against FCC's plan to commercialize education's wireless service

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

A wireless internet service currently available primarily to educational institutions could soon be opened up for private industry to monetize.

Turn struggling readers into leaders with assistive technology

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Commentary: edWeb.net’s Eileen Belastock explains how resources like audiobooks can empower students to learn more independently.

Edtech leaders praise $250 million 'Digital Equity Act' for state and local government

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

The Digital Equity Act aims to expand internet access to millions more Americans, providing new opportunities to succeed in school and the workforce.

Cybersecurity, budgets top CoSN's 2019 K-12 IT Leadership Survey report

by Colin Wood • 4 months ago

Expected findings, like the persistence of cybersecurity, are accompanied by surprises, like a downturn in BYOD and slow growth in online resources.

Lawmakers want the FCC to fund Wi-Fi on school buses

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

New legislation would use E-rate funds to bring internet access to students who may not have connections at home.

Advice for educators seeking a smooth transition to the cloud

by Stacey Pusey • 7 months ago

Don't start from scratch, says edWeb.net's Stacey Pusey — use best practices of those who have already seen how technology can best support learning.

How mobile Wi-Fi hotspots can ease the digital divide in large school districts

by Ryan Johnston • 9 months ago

Cutting EDge Podcast: Students in the 10th largest U.S. school district are gaining internet access with device lending programs at their libraries.

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