Wi-Fi Wired School Buses: The Next Big Thing for Internet Access

640px-First_Student_IC_school_bus_202076With more and more schools going to a 1:1 or BYOD model, internet access is crucial to students working on and completing their school work. Melissa Nott of Edudemic recently wrote about a school in California that has found a creative way of providing access beyond its school walls: installing routers in their buses! Now students can use this down time on school work. Nott also states that the increased access improves on the digital divide that might exist for some students who don’t have internet access at home.

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Locally, Becker has done this but has your school done it too? Tell us about it!

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