Using technology to promote education has been a subject that has been hyped, attacked and even breed controversy and disappointment. Many a government have been on the forefront in championing the use of technology in classroom. Kenya's current government pledged to promote digital literacy by distributing computers to all primary schools in Kenya. [...]
As the world matches towards attaining Sustainable Development Goals that were adopted in 2015, it’s important to ponder about the intricate importance that quality education plays in the attainment of the rest of the goals and targets.
Without quality education, there is little hope of obtaining the requisite long run growth that is desperately [...]
The recently released World Development report by World Bank states that we are in the midst of the greatest informational and communication revolution in human history. The report also states more than 4o% of the world’s population has access to internet. Technologies are now more than ever connecting individuals, organizations and governments in [...]
It’s now a few weeks since we made a visit to Nyumbani Village, Kitui County with a part of the team from African Maths Initiative that included Zach, Santiago and Faith. The journey to Nyumbani Village took about 13 hours.
For those of you who might be wondering what sort of village is known as [...]
An article on WhatsApp sharing recently appeared the Guardian. This article got to me via WhatsApp when Dr Giovanna De Giusti, a Development Studies lecturer at Maseno University shared it with me. The article also found its way in the classroom WhatsApp groups that we (myself and Giovanna) had created a few weeks [...]
I was recently engaged in a constructive debate with a friend about the adoption of technology in teaching when I shared with him my experience at AMI and how it has been able to integrate technology in mathematical education. He tried to put across an important point that Kenya and Africa is not ready for [...]