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The Top Books Read by Youth on Mobile Devices

The Top Books Read by Youth on Mobile Devices

Published on: Mar 06 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The Top Books Read by Youth on Mobile Devices
At Worldreader, we love using data to help our readers find books they not only want to open but love to read. That’s why this year, when thinking about our...
Profile Your Digital Literacy Solution with UNESCO

Profile Your Digital Literacy Solution with UNESCO

Published on: Feb 01 2017 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on Profile Your Digital Literacy Solution with UNESCO
Do you have an innovative digital solution that focuses on, or is applicable to, serving low-skilled, low-literate youth and adults, or those who cannot read or...
Introducing the Mobile Information Literacy Curriculum

Introducing the Mobile Information Literacy Curriculum

Published on: Jan 04 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Introducing the Mobile Information Literacy Curriculum
As millions of people come online across the globe through mobile devices, mobile information literacy is vital for those who have leapfrogged from traditional...
3 Things We Can Learn From Porn, Sports, and Soap Operas

3 Things We Can Learn From Porn, Sports, and Soap Operas

Published on: Dec 08 2016 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
Did you ever worry about the lack of porn in cybercafés? Or work on increasing World Cup viewership? What about a TV drama dissemination program? I thought not....
Pop Quiz: What Is the Difference Between mHealth, mEducation, and mAgriculture?

Pop Quiz: What Is the Difference Between mHealth, mEducation, and mAgriculture?

Published on: Nov 10 2016 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
I do hate sectoritis – the innate desire of development actors to isolate into health, education, agriculture, civil society, and all the other sector silos...
What is the Matthew Effect on Khan Academy in India?

What is the Matthew Effect on Khan Academy in India?

Published on: Oct 20 2016 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Many scholars have identified an interesting phenomenon that manifests when introducing educational technology to populations in developing countries. The Matthew...
We Must Answer 6 Open ICT4Education Questions to Have Real Impact

We Must Answer 6 Open ICT4Education Questions to Have Real Impact

Published on: Aug 12 2016 by Jim Teicher - 2 Comments
With years of experience in attempting to effect large scale educational change, using technology, I’ve come up with six “game changing” topics (and I don’t...
The Future Is Now: How to Write About ICT4Edu Accurately in 2016

The Future Is Now: How to Write About ICT4Edu Accurately in 2016

Published on: Jul 22 2016 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on The Future Is Now: How to Write About ICT4Edu Accurately in 2016
After a year of conferences and education trade shows, I am convinced that my fellow technologists and development experts are not fully realizing the radical change...
3 Ways Technology Can Support Education for Displaced Children

3 Ways Technology Can Support Education for Displaced Children

Published on: Apr 20 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Currently it is estimated that there are 4.6 million Syrian refugees; 6.6 million displaced persons inside Syria. Of these, half are children. In March, Technology...
5 Takeaways from UNESCO’s 2016 Mobile Learning Week

5 Takeaways from UNESCO’s 2016 Mobile Learning Week

Published on: Mar 14 2016 by Steve Vosloo - 1 Comment
The 2016 UNESCO Mobile Learning Week kicked off last Monday with a webinar entitled Innovation and quality: Two sides of the same coin? The virtual event, held...