NYC gave thousands of students iPads. For English learners, those devices have not been up to the task
“We’re watching our students struggle with technology not designed to help them learn. We teach high school English to new immigrants in the South Bronx. During our online classes, we notice our students multitasking to survive this pandemic.
We see them providing child care for younger siblings, and we hear them working jobs to help support their families. We admire our students who are able to join online classes while juggling their other responsibilities, and we ardently wish that their city-issued iPads did not pose yet another barrier to learning.”
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For over 25 years, CITE has and continues to train:
TEACHERS: General and Special Ed Masters (Early Childhood or Childhood), TESOL Masters, Special Ed license extension courses, Bilingual license extension courses, TESOL license extension courses, Early Childhood license extension courses
— in all five boroughs of NYC, Yonkers, Westchester, and Long Island. Currently all classes are online.
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