Submitted by Jennifer L. Schenker on February 25, 2012
The goal was to improve the math skills among at-risk students in North Carolina.. Digital content aligned with the teacher’s algebra lesson plan was created and students were encouraged to learn from each other in and out of the classroom by turning learning into a both a social networking experience and a game on Internet-enabled mobile phones. Not surprisingly, the students’ math scores went up dramatically. The issue now is how to scale such programs globally, a challenge that will be discussed during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 27-March 1.Read more
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