Desert Sands's Bridging the Digital Divide

Bridging the Digital Divide

Bridging the Digital Divide
Posted on 05/04/2020

Excerpts from CSBA Article by DSUSD team addressing the digital divide...

Desert Sands USD is proud of its 2019 CSBA Golden Bell recognition and its legacy of innovation. “In today’s technology rich world, access to a device and internet connectivity has to be considered a basic educational need,” said Kelly May-Vollmar, assistant superintendent of educational services. “Ensuring that every student has access opens up a world of learning opportunities and removes the barricade to curiosity that inequity creates.”

“As today’s students are primarily digital learners, it is imperative that school leaders be mindful of potential equity and access gaps when deploying technology into the teaching and learning process,” said Desert Sands USD Superintendent Scott L. Bailey. “Critical decisions can either widen or narrow the pre-existing digital divide.”

Read the full article 'Building a bridge across the digital divide.'

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