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Educational technology isn’t leveling the playing field – Hechinger Report

25 Jun

The local name for the Philadelphia neighborhood of Kensington is “the Badlands,” and with good reason. Pockmarked with empty lots and burned-out row houses, the area has an unemployment rate of 29 percent and a poverty rate of 90 percent. Just a few miles to the northwest, the genteel neighborhood of Chestnut Hill seems to …

Source: hechingerreport.org

"…affluent kids and poor kids use techdifferently. They select different programs and features, engage in different types of mental activity, and come away with different kinds of knowledge and experience."

Why the focus needs to be on promoting digital literacy skills. #svjun26

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Posted by on June 25, 2014 in Scoop.it

 

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