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Adopting Technology in the Classroom

Many teachers are reluctant to adopt technology in their classroom, because they worry about how it will distract the students and take away from the material being taught. However, we believe technology can revolutionize the... Read More

A Unique Take on Tech

Understanding the powerful role technology plays in education today, Quest Forward Learning builds on a powerful technology framework and multiple, interconnected apps for curriculum design. Unlike education tech companies, however,... Read More

Powerful Changemaker, or Powerful Distraction?

All too often, schools don’t use the introduction of new technology as a way to also rethink their approach to teaching and learning.... Read More

Tablet Donations Usher in New Era for Tanzanian Schools

A new era dawned in Tanzania's digital education landscape on Monday when a program, aimed at providing secondary school students with tablets pre-loaded with educational materials, was launched. The program's ultimate goal is to... Read More

Laptops: Not Luxury Toys for Pupils

Laptops, as we know them, are a "luxury" in Tanzania. Education is not. Almost anything, from healthcare to food, can be addressed well through education. This is why an increasing number of non-governmental organizations are finding... Read More

After The Dream Phase

Over the years, I've observed that many ideas usually follow a progression that starts with what I call the "dream phase." During that time, I think about a new idea, talk about it with people I respect, and give it enough time and... Read More

Active Teaching and Learning in Schools Is making Positive Changes in Teachers, in Africa

Pheobe William from the rural primary school of Upendo English Medium Primary School in Magu, Tanzania, had little teaching preparation before agreeing to be one of the first teachers to participate in a new teacher training program... Read More

The Opportunity Tablet

I just got back from an exciting trip to India with my brother Jim and a group of technology and education experts. We were there to advance a dream I have of giving hundreds of thousands of poor kids throughout the Third World what I... Read More

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