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Powered by local BDPA Chapters, your Tablets for Teens (T4T) initiative provides new mobile learning and application development platforms to students participating in the following programs:
Mobile App Showcase (Mobile Apps)
IT Showcase (White Papers + Poster Presentation)
Smart City Showcase (White Papers + Mobile Apps)
National JROTC Cyber Programs or Local JROTC STEM Projects
Computing + Coding Competitions
Cyber and Robotics Competitions
STEM + STEAM Competitions
Gaming + Gamification Projects
Modeling, Simulation, + Analytics Projects
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WASHINGTON (bdpatoday) — The Best Buy Foundation has approved a grant to BDPA of Greater Washington, D.C. (BDPAdc.org) in direct support of the association’s Tablets For Teens program. Grant reporting and requirements for this next phase provide details on precisely how funds are used to support this rapidly emerging digital divide initiative.
BDPA-DC is supporting the following mission sets with Title-I schools and JROTC Units across the National Capital Region collocated within the Chapter's primary area of responsibility. Direct support includes distribution of free or low-cost computing devices to students and distribution of new cellular wireless hot spots to students with low or no broadband service at home.
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BDPA Huntsville’s 2020 SITES Finalists receive new Samsung Galaxy Tab A tablets from the Association’s Tablets For Teens initiative after their technical showcase competitions during National BDPA’s 45th Anniversary and virtual BDPA2020 Annual Conference. Photo © 2020 BDPA Huntsville, AL.
BDPA Student Member SITES finalists from National BDPA's Detroit Chapter receive new Samsung Galaxy Tab A tablet computers from the association's Tablets For Teens program for BDPA2020 participation and awards.
Each year, student finalists representing U.S. BDPA Chapter cities are invited to participate in annual regional or national I.T. Showcase events or Mobile App Showcase events.
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Washington—On Thursday, November 21, 2019 students from Dunbar High School and National BDPA's IT Showcase received new tablets from their Host BDPA Chapter, BDPA of Greater Washington, D.C. (BDPA DC) at SAMSUNG's Executive Briefing Center on Capitol Hill.
Each year, Host BDPA Chapters honor local success stories in tech, media, and cyber during Community Technology Awards and events.
Don't miss our next community outreach event and tech summit where select BDPA Student finalists receive Tablet PCs or Best Buy gift cards from their Host BDPA Chapter during #CyberEarth20, BDPA's annual Earth Day Tech Summit.
Tablets For Teens was launched when Washington's Regional High School Computer Competition (HSCC) finalists received their new Samsung Galaxy tablets from BDPA during an annual Tech + Community Awards ceremony.
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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SCHEDULES
Mobile IT Showcase Prep (U.S.)
2021 Seasonal Kick-Off
National BDPA Mobile IT Showcase
* 100% virtual in 2020 via bdpa2020.com
New Apps for Black History Month
Back-To-School with BDPA
New Apps for Women's History Month
Cybersecurity Awareness Month Events
New Apps for Earth Day Tech Summit
SC20 and High-Performace Computing Webinars
BDPA Regional Innovation Summit
I.T. Summit & Community Technology Awards
New Apps for Small Business Month