Uruguayan Plan stage open computing language teaching

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Montevideo.-The Uruguayan program One Laptop Per Child (Ceibal) today opened another stage with the start of classes, distance learning, English language teacher originally from Argentina and Bogota, and in the future, local.

The initiative is aimed at children and teachers of Primary and the presentation will take place with a ceremony at the school six of the town of Sugar Loaf in the department (province) of Maldonado (center-south).

Teachers made ​​a weekly class via video, interact with children and teachers in real time and guide learning through a pattern of work and materials that students will access with their laptops, reported the Ministry of Communication.

The project will be implemented for 50 groups from 20 different schools, at an early stage.

Ceibal met last May, five years of implantation, and in that time 570,000 students and teachers of this nation had access to free information technology.

During the first five years the goal of the initiative was to achieve equity and technical deployment, and now the projects are related to technology and its application to education.

Miguel Brechner, president of Ceibal said that “in 2007 have a computer and Internet for a child was a privilege, now is the right and privileges transform political rights is a long reach.”

“We have reached a point where there is no digital divide in Uruguay. If we add the impact on teachers and families, it’s amazing what we have said.

Brechner said “we have a long way to go, we have the infrastructure to make assessments in lines, personalized education and have different activities for groups of students.”

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