Santa Fe’s New Mexico School for the Deaf (NMSD) provides free enrollment to any New Mexican child from 18 months to 21 years of age who has a diagnosed hearing loss. Many children rely on NMSD’s residential services, as their families live too far away to commute each day. The decision to close schools during the pandemic meant disrupting not only students’ day-to-day schedules but living arrangements as well.
by Dr. Maricela Becerra, College Professor & Lenovo Innovator
When the pandemic hit, I was given 15 hours to transition my in-person classes into an online platform. I don’t think many of us educators thought we would survive virtual learning/teaching at first, myself included. But the last year and a half has shown us that anything is possible with the right technology.
Verizon Innovative Learning educators used their expertise to support entire district during pandemic
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By: Kenrya Rankin
Verizon Innovative Learning coaches Jenni Sherrill and Sara Newman and principal Dr. Carrie Carr say the resources and professional development provided by the program helped them support their school district during the pandemic.
Families not connected to the Internet at home encouraged to enroll so children can participate in online learning
June 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – North Chicago District 187 and Comcast have announced a partnership to provide Internet service at home to North Chicago families with children enrolled in district schools. The agreement is designed to help students stay connected and participate in online learning this summer and support their school work over the next school year.
Intel, AWS and Megh Computing collaborate to close the digital divide in an underserved community.
June 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As part of Intel’s $50 million Pandemic Response Technology Initiative to combat COVID-19, Intel, AWS and Megh Computing today announced a collaboration to deploy a Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) private network solution that will cover a three-quarter-mile area and enable remote learning with broadband access as an essential service for an underserved community in Sacramento, California.
Education experienced a leap in digital transformation over this past year. The glaring inequities in broadband access became even more apparent as many students transitioned to remote learning. We’re committed to helping with the subsequent challenges (like closing the homework gap), and one of the ways we’re doing this is through our breakthrough innovations in mobile computing.
CINCINNATI, February 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third Bank, National Association today announced the launch of the first-ever digital version of the Fifth Third Young Bankers Club®, its signature financial educational program for fifth-grade students.
How Qualcomm Snapdragon compute platforms offer education solutions for today and tomorrow
There has been a rapid transition in education, from classroom learning for the majority of students to remote learning. This unprecedented shift has revealed many challenges that further expand the homework gap, including lack of access to the devices or connectivity needed to keep pace with today’s methods of learning and teaching.
Funds will help ensure that all students now have online access
CHARLOTTE, N.C., January 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded Copeland Elementary School in Surry County, N.C., a $10,000 Duke Energy Renewables grant to fund the purchase of Chromebooks for students.
Mark Case, Science Teacher at Southern Guilford High Schools
Astronaut and physicist Sally Ride famously said: “If you can see it, you can be it.” This now common phrase has special truth in education. Wherever students are learning, seeing people like them represented – especially in ever-growing fields like STEM – helps build their confidence that they too can do anything.