Digital Equity - #TMNJ17

Published on Jun 17, 2017

Information on FREE technology and wiFi connection opportunities for students in families that are either on modified income or are recieving free/reduced lunch.


FREE tech & internet for those who need it!

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Superintendent Jay Eitner

591 Districts =

591 Superintendents =

591 different ways of doing things.

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2 common goals:

1) Keeping everyone safe.

2) Providing a free, public education.

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1 shared critical issue:

How do we provide equitable access for online learning?

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Where my fire started...

How we changed the lack of connectivity 
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Step 1:

FCC Lifeline Program
(cAsE sEnSiTiVe)

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Step 2:

(cAsE sEnSiTiVe)

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The Results?

  • An average of a 19% increase in homework completion.
  • More connected, engaged, & active stakeholders.
  • Less 'golden arches' loitering!
  • Learners wanting to come to school, not to 'play school'.
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FutureReady Gears Turned:

  • Community Partnerships
  • Data & Privacy
  • Use of Space & Time
  • Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

TeachMeet attendees:

Check out the T-Mobile EmpowerED program!
(cAsE sEnSiTiVe)

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