News tagged with disadvantaged students

Tablets thrust Thai classrooms into digital era

In a rural classroom in the Thai highlands, hill tribe children energetically slide their fingertips over tablet computer screens practicing everything from English to mathematics and music.

Jun 18, 2013
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Not ready for SAT? Teen's Web site may be the answer

In the week leading to the most recent SAT college-admission exam, some 600 students logged on to the INeed APencil Web site. There, they reviewed lessons, quizzed themselves on grammar and quadratic equations and even took ...

Mar 20, 2009
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Digital revolution bypassing UK education

Teaching and learning in the 21st century needs to be 'turbo-charged' by educational technology rather than using technologies designed for other purposes, according to a new report developed by the Technology-Enhanced Learning ...

Jun 18, 2012
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