At 10 years old, Marley Dias loved to read but hardly ever came across protagonists who looked like her, so she decided to do something about it. In November 2015, Dias launched the #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign to raise awareness about the lack of black girl characters and inspire young people to take action.
To raise awareness about sexual assault and harassment, a new organization called Stop Sexual Assault in Schools has launched #MeTooK12. The goal is to bring attention to the problem in the school environment in the same way the “Me Too” movement has exposed sexual misconduct in the professional and political realms.
With Storyfab, all the world’s a stage. Using this augmented reality (AR) app, students can transform their classroom, schoolyard, or backyard into a movie set. They can customize virtual actors, enhance their set with props, and add special effects.
TIPSbyTEXT is a freetext-messaging program for parents of preschoolers designed to help them prepare their children for kindergarten. Each week during the school year, parents receive three texts about important kindergarten readiness skills.
The Sprint 4NetSafety Resource Center is full of helpful tools specifically tailored for use in the classroom or at home. The resources address a variety of online safety topics, including cyberbullying, mobile device safety, online privacy, and personal data sharing. In addition, the Resource Center provides applications and tools that help to protect families’ wireless devices.