Illiterate Ethiopian Children Teach Themselves How to Use Tablets

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Upon struggling to turn the virtual pages of a news app on a loved one’s iPad, I was told that a two-year-old could operate the [incredibly intuitive] tablet better than I could. Maybe I could hold my own against More Continue reading

Hardware Upgrade Available for One Laptop Per Child Devices

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In a TED talk we shared yesterday, Neil D’Souza spoke about the challenge of reaching “the last mile,” and spreading 21st century learning techniques to third world and underprivileged communities. Today I learned about the XO Laptop that D’Souza mentioned Continue reading