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Technology

Digital Inequality: How Comcast’s WiFi-Connected “Lift Zones” Are Helping Denver Families

Most parents would agree that COVID-19 has been non-stop stress, especially as it pertains to distance learning and quarantining. Though difficult, I recognize my family’s privilege: my husband and I work remotely, we have Internet access and my two teenagers have school-issued laptops. These factors make us better-off than many Coloradans. In fact, a staggering […]

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 Educational Resources to Help Families with Hybrid and Virtual Learning 

If there’s anything I’ve learned during COVID-19 it’s that every family has their own unique set of strengths and challenges pertaining to hybrid or full-time virtual learning.  Parents, schools and teachers are understandably overwhelmed with this educational shift, but I have been so impressed with the MANY resources that are available.  Comcast’s Free Educational Programming […]

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Colorado launches "Learn with Me at Home" programming

Parents of young kiddos: distance learning just got a bit easier, thanks to the support of the state of Colorado! Governor Jared Polis, the Colorado Department of Education, and Colorado Education Initiative are partnering with Rocky Mountain Public Media (RMPBS, KUVO JAZZ, The DROP) to provide K-3 students, their families and caregivers with direct-to-home remote […]

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TikTok: The Highs and Lows

Recently I was with a teen who was jumping up and down as she exclaimed how she now had 10,000 followers and some 400,000 views on a video she had posted on TikTok.  What does this increased chance of quickly getting a massive number of followers and views mean for our youth? Could it be […]

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From the Front Lines of Empathy

Two weeks ago, I laid on my couch at 2 a.m., and tears ran down my cheeks. Insomnia had me up, and it was the book that had me crying. Earlier that day, I had a wonderful evening with a mentor of mine who was visiting Seattle, Dr. Bill Feoge. He is an incredible human […]

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