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Issues & Ale
Tue February 25, 2014
Join Michigan Radio for Issues & Ale: Closing the digital divide in education
Issues & Ale: Closing the digital divide in education
Wed, March 12, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Founders Brewing Co.
235 Grandville Avenue S.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
There are increasing demands on schools to ensure that kids are digitally literate and tech-ready to compete in the modern information economy. But how do you ensure access to technology for all students? Join Dustin Dwyer from Michigan Radio's State of Opportunity project as we discuss what can be done to close the digital divide in terms of access, equipment, and capabilities for low-income students. Take part in the discussion with your questions and comments.
Panelists will include:
Dr. Anne Thorp, a 20-year veteran teacher, technology mentor, and professional development specialist.
Kim Dabbs, Executive director of West Michigan Center for Arts & Technology.
Hilary Goldmann, an educational technology advocate and senior director of government relations at International Society for Technology in Education.
Issues & Ale is an event series sponsored by Michigan Radio designed to engage people in conversations about important issues facing Michigan, in an informal atmosphere. Stop by, have a drink, and join in the conversation.
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