Bridging the Digital Divide

​Good morning and happy Monday to you all! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend.
Technology is an interesting thing, and the advancements in it, certainly at this point in the timeline, are absolutely incredible. With that, technology goes hand-in-hand with learning, on multiple levels, and the Northland Pines School District in Eagle River, WI has made strides in overcoming what is known as the “Digital Divide”.
Bridging the Digital Divide
Harlan Leusink

Director of Technology

Northland Pines School District
Life in the Northwoods has its own unique benefits and challenges. We all live within a few minutes of a lake, and we certainly have no shortage of beautiful scenery. Both vacationers and year-round residents alike come here looking for seclusion, scenery, and everything else our community has to offer. However, our lifestyle comes with the challenge of connecting to the rest of the world. We all know areas where our cell phones are useless and many of us struggle to find an internet connection without the familiar beeps and buzzing of dial-up. The inability to access high-speed internet is a growing division in our society. Those of us in the technology world have come to know this division as the Digital Divide…”
Continue reading this fantastic article here: http://www.teachingtodaywi.com/TTWINov2016.html
If you don’t have your hands on a hard copy, the link provided will take you to our virtual Flip Book.
Cheers to another fabulous week of learning!

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