RESOURCES: Digital Divide Web Resources
- For those whose work involves helping individuals or groups develop
computer, technology and internet skills, this resource is one that could
be very helpful as a launching point for a variety of sources for
assistance and guidance in matters related to the digital divide .
The United States Department of Education
Office of Educational Technology
Digital Divide Web Resources
AEL, Inc.: Regional education lab for Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and
West Virginia. The mission statement is linking the knowledge from
research with the wisdom from practice to improve teaching and learning.
Afterschool.gov: Connects to federal resources that support children and
youth during out-of-school hours.
Alliance for National Renewal: Brings together networks of people and
organizations who want to better their communities.
Alliance for Technology Access: A non-profit organization focusing on
bringing technology to disabled children and adults.
American Association of Community Colleges Working Connections: AACC &
Microsoft working together to create jobs for the 21st century.
American Association of School Administrators (AASA): Professional
organization for educational leaders. Provides agency, program and contact
information for possible technical grants.
AOL Foundation: Interactive education initiative (IEI) grants to support
highly creative ideas for using the Internet to improve student learning.
Apple Learning Interchange: Dynamic online community where educators
share, learn and communicate.
Association for Community Networking: Focused on building community
AT&T Foundation: The mission of the foundation is to educate, engage,
enrich and empower the communities that AT&T serves. The funding programs
currently are: Education, Civic & Community Service and Arts & Culture.
Athena Alliance: Works to promote understanding of the dynamics and
consequences of the new global information economy.
Benton Foundation: Works to realize the social benefits made possible by
the public interest use of communications.
Black Geeks Online: A virtual community that connects people of color who
are interested in increasing computer and Internet access and capability
among the African American community.
There is quite an extensive list beyond these resources listed above which
cover the letter A and part of the letter B in an alphabetical list or
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