If students are to become the problem solvers, knowledge creators, and life-long learners that are needed to advance development in East Africa, then the introduction of computers needs to correspond to the revision of the curriculum, pedagogical practices, and assessments in the educational systems of these countries. Without these changes, students will be using computers to memorize facts and perform the simple procedures that are the current focus of education in this region.
The title says it all, doesn't it? This is a tumble blog where I keep track of issues that affect teachers and classrooms around the world.
My name is Konrad Glogowski, and I am an education and non-profit leader and researcher. You can find out more about me on my blog of proximal development.