Tablets as Teachers
News: World Beat
Matt Keller runs the project
The Miracle of Wenchi: Ethiopian Kids Using Tablets to Teach Themselves
How it helps the children
"Instead," said Negroponte, with great enthusiasm, "they ripped open the packaging and, after only four minutes, found the power button." After five days, he reported, children who had never seen letters before were using 47 apps. They were singing the ABC song after two weeks, and after five months they had circumvented the Android security settings. "Now they can read and write," Negroponte said. "It works."