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1 Presented by Sarah Hanes

2  Students of low socioeconomic status:  Limited access  Limited resources  Could benefit greatly from the technology  What you can do for your classroom

3  Benefits:  Different learning styles  Support when teacher/student ratio is high  Virtual resources without travel costs

4  Digital equity  High demand in society  Equal opportunity  The right to succeed

5  Access  Availability of resources  Adequacy  Up to par  Equity  Equal access and resources for all students

6 Who will support me? Where to start? What can I do?

7  Public library  Don’t just use the library –  Teach your students how to use their resources!

8  Recycled hardware and software at low prices for schools and nonprofits   / /

9 Be an advocate for your students! Fight for digital equity for your classroom!

10  Becker, J.D. (2006). Digital Equity in Education: A Multilevel Examination of Differences in and Relationships between Computer Access, Computer Use and State-level Technology Policies. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 15, Retrieved  Whitney, J.D. (2007).The Use of Technology in Literacy Instruction: Implications for Teaching Students from Low Socioeconomic Backgrounds.  NEA Education Policy and Practice Department. (2008). Technology in Schools: The Ongoing Challenge of Access, Adequacy and Equity [Brochure]. Washington, D.C.:

11  International Society for Technology in Education  


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