thousands of large and small businesses to supply enough
cable for thousands of schools, then get thousands more volunteers
together to install it: Sound like a job for Hercules?
be thousands of schools in a state, but each school has
teachers who want better tools for helping students learn;
each school has parents with dreams for their children;
each school exists in a community whose businesses benefit
from educated customers and an educated work force. NetDays
happen because communities make them happen one by one,
school by school.
"NetDay Partners" are
people and organizations that support technology initiatives
within a community. Local organizers are able to rally
support fromÊleaders in education, business, politics,
the media, and even popular culture. These leaders, in
turn, find ways to motivate their constituents, employees,
viewers, readers, and admirers to participate in a community
technology initiative. These types of leadership and influence
make each "NetDay" a reality.
wondering how to field questions about computers in the
classroom, see our answers to tough
schools can't go it alone. Besides, from a business standpoint,
it's an investment, and the payoff is a better work force.
Society's payoff is in the abilities and mind-set of people
entering society from schools."
The schools can't go it alone. Besides,
from a business standpoint, it's an investment, and the payoff
is a better work force. Society's payoff is in the abilities
and mind-set of people entering society from schools."
the NetDay diary for Andrew Carnegie Middle School,