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Augmenting Education with Artificial Intelligence – Your Weekend Long Reads

Augmenting Education with Artificial Intelligence – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Jan 13 2018 by Steve Vosloo - 1 Comment
Building on the theme of artificial intelligence for international development, this weekend we’ll look at the role of AI to improve educational outcomes...
Refugee Education – Your Weekend Long Reads

Refugee Education – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Nov 24 2017 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on Refugee Education – Your Weekend Long Reads
The surge in global refugees has had devastating effects on the education of affected children. Only 61% of refugee children have access to primary education, and...
The 5 Most Effective Educational Technology Interventions

The 5 Most Effective Educational Technology Interventions

Published on: Dec 29 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The 5 Most Effective Educational Technology Interventions
There is enormous interest and investment in the potential of educational technology (ICT4Edu) to improve the quality of teaching and learning in low and lower-middle...
Please RSVP: What Can We Learn From ICT4Education Evidence?

Please RSVP: What Can We Learn From ICT4Education Evidence?

Published on: Jul 17 2014 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
July 25 Tech Salon London – RSVP Now In August, the Department for International Development (DFID) will publish a new evidence paper exploring the relationship...
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...
The Bi-Weekly Retrospective: Important Links for January 3-17, 2012

The Bi-Weekly Retrospective: Important Links for January 3-17, 2012

Published on: Jan 17 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly Retrospective: Important Links for January 3-17, 2012
Educational Technology: So much talk these days about educational technology in the developing world and whether it’s really an efficient tool for improving...
Is the OLPC XO-3.0 the Right Education Tablet for Schools in Africa?

Is the OLPC XO-3.0 the Right Education Tablet for Schools in Africa?

Published on: Jan 13 2012 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
I am Mbwana Alliy of Afrinnovator, and in my last post, I predicted tablets would start surfacing into the mainstream in Africa this year, especially within...
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...
Are Robots the School Teachers of the Future?

Are Robots the School Teachers of the Future?

Published on: Oct 05 2011 by Lindsay Poirier - 3 Comments
Have you seen the 1990-film “Class of 1999?” In it, a Seattle school system is so ridden with gang violence and drug abuse that not even the police...
Can Machines Replace Teachers in Education Systems?

Can Machines Replace Teachers in Education Systems?

Published on: Aug 26 2011 by Lindsay Poirier - 2 Comments
“Any teacher that can be replaced by a machine, should be.” – David Thornburg Does this statement make you cringe? Squirm a bit in your chair?...