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Kenyan School Pilots Mobile Technology in the Classroom

The newly developed Power of M-Learning Project aims to improve academic performance in Kenyan primary schools by using 3G enabled tablets to deliver the newly digitized Kenyan curriculum. The project is currently being piloted...
by Shannon Schmidt


Egypt to Upgrade Classroom Technology

 The Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has signed a protocol with the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce (FEDCOC) to supply new computers to classrooms throughout the country. Atef Helmy, ...
by Alex Leedom


Israeli Online Course Brings E-Learning to Middle East

On March 2, professor Hossam Haick, of Israel’s Technion, the Israeli Institute of Technology—will begin teaching the first massive open online course (MOOC) in Arabic, titled Nanotechnology and Nanosensors. The course offe...
by Alex Leedom



Does Your Math Teaching Have SMARTS?

Teaching is never easy but it can definitely be fun! When you’re having fun in the classroom, kids will have fun too and learn something in the process! So ditch your worksheets and give your math teaching SMARTS! SMARTS ...
by Shannon Schmidt


Students in Namibia Gain Significant Internet Access

In countries where Internet access is hard to come by, the difference between having WiFi connections can simply mean a more enriched education or even as important as a matter of life or death. The southern African country of ...
by Jana Melpolder


Blended Learning Enhances Online Education’s Potential in Developing Countries

Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) exploded in popularity in 2011, and were seen as a revolutionary way to spread higher education around the world. But education experts have noted major problems with the model, and MOOCs hav...
by Carla Drumhiller



Russian Schools Benefit from Video-Enabled Classrooms

Since 2007, the Gymnasium Union of Russia (GUR) program has provided more than 1,400 high schools, colleges and military schools with video technology. The goal of this program has been to utilize videoconferencing as a way to ...
by Amanda Lubit


Rwanda’s Youth Receive College Opportunities Through Open Sourced Programs

College-aged Rwandan youth will now receive low cost and high quality learning thanks to Kepler, an education program offering massive open online courses (MOOCs) and competency-based degrees. Kepler launched their program from...
by Rachel Pozivenec


30,000 Nicaraguan Students Receive Free Laptops

Thanks to the One Laptop Per Child program, 30,000 Nicaraguan students from low-income neighborhoods are starting school this fall with their own laptops. A representative of the Zamora Terán Foundation, distributor of the lap...
by Carla Drumhiller