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Rideout, Victoria; Katz, Vikki S. – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2016
Because digital devices and the Internet have become so essential, digital inequality can exacerbate educational and economic inequality as well. Therefore, it is critical to understand how low- and moderate-income families in the U.S. are engaging digital technologies and how they perceive the opportunities--and potential risks-- that these…
Descriptors: Parent Surveys, Access to Computers, Ownership, Internet
Rideout, Victoria; Katz, Vikki S. – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2016
The data in this survey offer a unique perspective from low- and moderate-income families with school-age children in the United States. They reveal many of the nuances and complexities of digital life among lower income families today. Because lower-income parents are not usually the focus of studies on technology and learning, this report offers…
Descriptors: Parent Surveys, Access to Computers, Ownership, Internet
St. John, Mark; Helms, Jenifer V.; Castori, Pam; Hirabayashi, Judy; Lopez, Laurie; Phillips, Michelle – Inverness Research, 2009
The documents enclosed in this report provide a comprehensive and systematic review of the progress made in developing a network organization capable of supporting nanoscience education for the public on a national scale. There is a logic to the studies that were done and to the reports that are included in this notebook. The following are the…
Descriptors: Workshops, Leadership, Administrators, Scientists
Wagner, Diana; Baron, Jessica – Online Submission, 2008
This study examines characteristics of teachers participating in the national Guitars in the Classroom program in the 2007-2008 school year. 96 teacher participants from programs across the United States completed an online survey at the start of their professional development programs, usually 6-10 hours. 75 percent of teachers electing to…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Faculty Development, Computer Mediated Communication
Public Agenda, 2006
This report explores the true position of public libraries today, in the minds not only of library users, but of the people who run libraries and those who provide oversight and funding. This study is the first step in the development of a national agenda for libraries and library funding in the 21st century. Findings from this study indicate…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Library Administration, Library Services, Public Opinion