by edTech Digest
I pulled up several examples from the Curriki website [a nonprofit providing free learning resources to the world] http://welcome.curriki.org/ and they could not believe so much was available,” she says. “They were thrilled.” Around the globe, in poor and developing countries students are unable to get books due to lack of resources, and teachers do not have access to the latest in ‘for fee’ online curriculum. Even in the U.S., the cost of commercial textbooks and teaching materials has become prohibitive for local school districts. “It’s clear that the cost structure of education must change, and that technology must be leveraged more effectively in the classroom to deliver better outcomes for more students,” says Kim, who is Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of Curriki.
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