Practical Insights on mEducation

8 Considerations for Better Mobile Learning Solutions for Women

8 Considerations for Better Mobile Learning Solutions for Women

Published on: Apr 17 2015 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
I was recently in Tanzania, working with the mobile operator Tigo to conduct participatory research with users of their Tigo Biashara service, which launched a...
mEducation First Step in Myanmar: Paving Cow Paths

mEducation First Step in Myanmar: Paving Cow Paths

Published on: Sep 05 2014 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
In the technology world, “paving cow paths” means automating a business process as it exists in the analog world, without analyzing whether or not that...
What Are the Knowns and Unknowns in m-Education?

What Are the Knowns and Unknowns in m-Education?

Published on: Nov 20 2013 by Mike Dawson - Comments Off on What Are the Knowns and Unknowns in m-Education?
It is the question that will not die and doesn’t evolve, as it should. Can technology improve learning outcomes? We have known for decades that certain things...
Real mEducation Impact with Eneza Education in Kenya

Real mEducation Impact with Eneza Education in Kenya

Published on: Oct 16 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Real mEducation Impact with Eneza Education in Kenya
I am a huge fan of Eneza Education in Kenya. Eneza’s mission is to make 50 million kids across rural Africa smarter and they are improving their intelligence,...
IKEA is My Teacher for mEducation Application Development

IKEA is My Teacher for mEducation Application Development

Published on: Oct 15 2013 by Mike Dawson - 2 Comments
I am Mike Dawson of Paiwastoon and I’ve spent 6 years working with Education Technology in Afghanistan. There is of course no shortage of challenges with...
126 Million Reasons to Use Mobile Solutions in Education

126 Million Reasons to Use Mobile Solutions in Education

Published on: Aug 02 2013 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
126 million. The old adage says that there is strength in numbers, but in this case it is a sign of a global society that either cares too little or is not imaginative...
Worldreader Kits: eBooks in a Box for Hungry Young Minds

Worldreader Kits: eBooks in a Box for Hungry Young Minds

Published on: Jul 22 2013 by Wayan Vota - 10 Comments
Worldreader is one of my favorite organizations. They truly understand the needs of teachers and students in schools across Africa and work hard to bring relevant,...
Happy Holidays with an Uplifting Video of iPods in Education in Rwanda

Happy Holidays with an Uplifting Video of iPods in Education in Rwanda

Published on: Dec 24 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Happy Holidays with an Uplifting Video of iPods in Education in Rwanda
Here is an uplifting ICT4E story where Edify is using Teachermate software on iPods to improve educational outcomes in Rwanda and Ghana. Watch the video above...
What are the Innovations in Mobile Technology for Youth Workforce Development?

What are the Innovations in Mobile Technology for Youth Workforce Development?

Published on: Oct 10 2012 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on What are the Innovations in Mobile Technology for Youth Workforce Development?
RSVP now for Innovations in Mobile Technology for Youth Workforce Development, Monday, October 15, from 9:00 am-12:30 pm EDT. We’ll have a stimulating and...
Key Takeaways from the World Bank’s 2012 Maximizing Mobile Report

Key Takeaways from the World Bank’s 2012 Maximizing Mobile Report

Published on: Sep 26 2012 by Tim Katlic - Comments Off on Key Takeaways from the World Bank’s 2012 Maximizing Mobile Report
As of 2012, nearly three-quarters of the world’s population has access to a mobile phone. Soon it will be common knowledge that the developing world is more dependent...