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Teaching algorithms through kente cloth: a case for Culturally-Situated Educational Software

Teaching algorithms through kente cloth: a case for Culturally-Situated Educational Software

Published on: May 21 2012 by Lindsay Poirier - 1 Comment
For the past year, I have been participating in research on how software, cultural design, and creative production can be used to teach kids mathematics. There’s...
Do Open Educational Resources Actually Increase the Digital Divide?

Do Open Educational Resources Actually Increase the Digital Divide?

Published on: Dec 19 2011 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Do Open Educational Resources Actually Increase the Digital Divide?
We have often focused on Open Educational Resources (OER) in the Educational Technology Debates. We talked about the need for creating digital content and examples...
Designing Technology Solutions for an Aging Population

Designing Technology Solutions for an Aging Population

Published on: Aug 12 2011 by Lindsay Poirier - Comments Off on Designing Technology Solutions for an Aging Population
The world’s aging population was a trending topic at the Society of International Development’s World Congress, July 29 – 31, 2011 at the Omni-Shore Hotel...
mLearning: A Platform for Educational Opportunities at the Base of the Pyramid

mLearning: A Platform for Educational Opportunities at the Base of the Pyramid

Published on: Apr 04 2011 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Education is a key investment in human capital: no variable from 1900 better explains economic success in 2000 than investment in education. Yet today 69 million...
Learn to use Wireless Technology to Extend Internet Access with WirelessU

Learn to use Wireless Technology to Extend Internet Access with WirelessU

Published on: Jan 31 2011 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Learn to use Wireless Technology to Extend Internet Access with WirelessU
WirelessU is a group of dedicated professionals working towards a world-wide, people-centered, inclusive Information Society. Their goal is to make it easier for...
Bursting the 9 Myths of Computing Technology in Education

Bursting the 9 Myths of Computing Technology in Education

Published on: Jan 28 2011 by Kentaro Toyama - Comments Off on Bursting the 9 Myths of Computing Technology in Education
var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; I am Kentaro Toyama, and in the Educational Technology Debate post, There Are No Technology Shortcuts to Good...
4 Reasons why Facebook is an Educational Tool for Schools

4 Reasons why Facebook is an Educational Tool for Schools

Published on: Dec 03 2010 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
Recently I helped review the use of information and communication technologies in the Jordanian public school system and I was intrigued to find that Facebook was...
Low-Cost ICT Devices for Educational Systems in the Developing World

Low-Cost ICT Devices for Educational Systems in the Developing World

Published on: Jul 26 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Low-Cost ICT Devices for Educational Systems in the Developing World
Back at the turn of the century, education was gripped by the diffusion of amazing hand-held devices for children. These tools, at first considered an expensive...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for May 9 – May 22, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for May 9 – May 22, 2012

Published on: May 22 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for May 9 – May 22, 2012
Agriculture and Food Security in Africa: After watching USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah on the PBS NewsHour discuss the goal of lifting 50 million Africans out...
What do Randomized Control Trial results from OLPC Peru mean for ICT4E?

What do Randomized Control Trial results from OLPC Peru mean for ICT4E?

Published on: Mar 07 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on What do Randomized Control Trial results from OLPC Peru mean for ICT4E?
In 2007, Peru announced it would distribute tens of thousands of XO laptops from One Laptop Per Child to children in rural schools across the country, and expanded...