The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) provides educators opportunities to advance teaching and learning in new and innovative ways. Educational objectives outlined in the ARRA include:
Driving Student Achievement
AT&T helps drive student achievement with innovative learning technologies such as Netbooks and Distance Learning solutions such as AT&T Telepresence Solution. In addition, AT&T offers the Apple® iPhone™ 3GS which has several hundred education applications. These solutions allow districts to implement technology immersion programs and connect students to specialized instructors to advance teaching and learning. Click here to learn more.
Improving Teacher Effectiveness
AT&T helps improve teacher effectiveness with AT&T Connect®, a unified video, audio and web collaboration tool that connects schools for district-wide professional development sessions; saving travel time, decreasing costs and increasing efficiency.
Advancing Learning Outcomes for Students with Special Needs
AT&T can provide Assistive Technologies such as the Apple® iPhone™ 3GS which runs applications for students with special needs as well as Netbooks which support Assistive Technology applications. Netbooks may be a good component of an ARRA grant application.
Modernizing School Infrastructure
AT&T provides scalable bandwidth solutions such as AT&T Ethernet and AT&T Ultravailable®Network Services to modernize a school’s networking infrastructure. AT&T’s Ethernet and Optical Ring Services provide simple and economical options for optimizing your increasing bandwidth demands.