Monday, 4 April 2011

The Granny Cloud

Quick post on a lovely elearning innovation I heard on BBC Radio 4 Click On this evening.

'Grannies' (in fact male or female, and not necessarily 'elders') are using Skype to link up with self-organising learning groups of children in deprived areas of India. The Grannies are not teachers as such, but help facilitate informal classes with a group of incredibly learning-hungry children.

Also a great TED talk on the same:

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