Computer Mentors is Working Hard to Close the Digital Divide in East Tampa
What do we mean when we use the term ‘digital divide’?
– unequal ratio of students-technology
– uneven rigor in use of technology – students using tech for drills/rudimentary work vs. for creation etc.
– increase access to tech
– meaningful interactions w/ ICT
According to the National Academy of Science, STEM and computer sciences jobs “are expected to grow faster than any other job category” (Yune Tran, 2018).
“Computer Programming Effects in Elementary: Perceptions and Career Aspirations in STEM” – a study by Yune Tran