Posts Tagged as "Technology"

Bridging the Digital Divide in Schools

Apr. 28, 2017 / By
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More than 30,000 Long Beach households don't have internet access. What does it mean for students in digitizing classrooms?

Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?

Oct. 5, 2015 / By

“You feel empty without it. You feel like you’re kind of blocked from your friends and everything... I didn’t really like it so I always have my phone with me,” said 20-year-old Sandra Ramirez, a self-described phone addict.

How Uber & Lyft Are Forcing Local Taxi Drivers To Make A Change

Apr. 24, 2015 / By
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As transport apps like Uber and Lyft continue to grow in popularity, they have been giving relentless competition to taxi companies and Long Beach taxi drivers have been feeling the pinch.

The Next Generation of Long Beach Women in STEM

Feb. 27, 2015 / By
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If women are doing better academically in STEM classes, where are women in STEM careers? We asked young women in Long Beach why they chose their STEM major and what advice they have for others considering that path.

Community Activism Through Mapping

Nov. 29, 2013 / By
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Say there’s an issue in your community you want to fix. There are the obvious tactics...

Digital Elders Upgrade for Work, Family and Peace of Mind

Sep. 22, 2013 / By
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Los Angeles Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, Thandisizwe Chimurenga

Photo: Digital Elders Denise Davidson, 53 (left), with Peggy Powell, 76, comparing notes on smart phone use...

Learning to Cheat, Forgetting to Read – Youth Voices on Classroom Technology

Sep. 14, 2013 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Yrui Guan and Jimmie Fails

Ed. Note: Amid all the efforts to reform education, perhaps none promise as large of an impact as the growing use of technology in the classroom...

Shifting the Technological Paradigm

Oct. 4, 2012 / By
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Often understaffed and overworked, non-profiteers have often had to juggle multiple tasks all white struggling to get schooled on all the latest #hashtags, widgets and cloud computers...

New Program Aims to Close Digital Divide for Minorities

Nov. 15, 2011 / By
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New America Media, Video, Ann Bassette; Anchor/Editor: Odette Keeley , Posted: Nov 12, 2011