Category Archives: developing countries

Kemi Olurinola: How Would You Define “Limited Technology”?

By Kemi Olurinola
Expert Educator Columnist, Nigeria

Recently I read an article on Mind/Shift titled Think Big: How to Jumpstart Tech Use In Low-Income Schools. The title did get my attention and so I decide to read the article, I am always interested in adding to my bank of ideas aimed at helping low income schools. The article was about Daisy Dyer Duerr, Prek-12 Principal of St. Paul Public Schools in St. Paul, Arkansas. While it did make an interesting read and I would readily recommend it, my focus of interest was at the point where the technologies available at her school were listed.… Visit the author's original post

App of the Week- Microsoft Flashcard and Mobile’s Role in Literacy

by Minnia Feng, MSEN Community Manager

“Literacy is not a luxury, it is a right and a responsibility. If our world is to meet the challenges of the 21st century we must harness the energy and creativity of all our citizens.”

Former President of the United States Bill Clinton made these remarks 20 years ago on International Literacy Day. The words were true then and are even truer now as the world faces more and more difficult challenges.

Teachers are a huge part of that initiative to bring literacy to all.… Visit the author's original post