Big trends in digital education: Between high tech & no tech

Those in govt schools may not tote smartphones and iPads, but a few non-profits are trying to bridge the digital learning gap

It's 7.40pm on a cold November evening in Bengaluru. Lights are on in just one room of a government school in Viveknagar, home to hundreds of disadvantaged families.

In a few minutes, the lights go out and kids walk out of a robotics lab, rather out of place in a government school battling for funds to build toilets. But this lab has changed the lives of the children. A year ago they couldn't handle calculators, today they win robotics competitions, an enviable achievement even for posh private schools.................Read more


Source: The Times of India

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