December 4, 2020

Video: Duke University Libraries & PepsiCo K-12 Technology Mentor Program Bringing Info Tech to Area Schools

Note: The following program/partnership began in 2007.

From a WRAL Report:

A Duke University program is giving Durham students a chance to become published e-book authors.

Kindergartners at Lakewood Elementary School in Durham have been learning to read “Green,” by Laura Vaccaro Seeger.

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It’s one of the projects Duke University is sponsoring with its Technology Mentor Program. Thanks to an endowment from PepsiCo, Duke University Libraries are bringing high-tech educational projects like that into Durham Public Schools’ classrooms.

“It’s something that grabs kids. We’re trying to get more kids engaged and reading with their families,” said David Stein, Duke’s education technology coordinator.

Read the Complete Transcript/Watch the Video Segment

Direct to Duke U. Libraries/Pepsico K-12 Technology Mentor Program Website

See Also: PepsiCo K-12 Technology Mentor Program (via Duke U.)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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