digital access equity

A few weeks ago, Cindy O’Donnell-Allen and Antero Garcia, both professors in the English department at Colorado State University and fellow NWP colleagues, shared with me via e-mail that students in their pre-service teaching courses would be taking a closer look at a resource I developed earlier this year on Digital Is, offering me full warning that my inbox would be full of notification e-mails...
“I can play the game because it’s free, but then are some other parts that it won’t let me access without payment.” This is of course, the prevailing way in which developers are releasing their product: the freemium model. The freemium model means that there is a wide amount of access for everyone, yet for premium privileges, there is a price. We see it everywhere.   This is what storage sites...
Over the weekend, I was able to attend EduCon 2.5 at Science Leadership Academy. The education innovation conference had a strong focus on enhancing education with the power of technology and entrepreneurship though there were many conversations which challenged the traditional views of both these ideas and their applications within education. Day One was spent at the Franklin Institute where a...