By Siraj Akmal From Northeastern University Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on UnsplashIntroduction The COVID-19 pandemic caused an unprecedented shift in the landscape of American education. With the abrupt closure of school buildings nationwide,
By: Lavanya Subramanian From: Northwestern University By now – December 2023 – most people aren’t surprised by the detrimental effects COVID has had on almost every aspect of our lives, from healthcare to the
When asked to envision the average day of a seven-year-old, the picture of a classroom with colorful posters, a welcoming library, and a teacher handing out worksheets may come to mind. However, this is not the case for many children around the world.
Opening Statement: In Peru, providing laptops and free internet access to school children led to improved computer and internet proficiency. However, no significant impact on math and reading achievement, cognitive skills, self-esteem, teacher
Over the past six months, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has delivered a very significant and systemic impact on the way that we lived our lives. However, nowhere is the impact of COVID-19 felt than on the economics of America’s colleges and universities.
A harrowing photograph recently made its rounds on the internet: two elementary aged sisters, seated on a sidewalk outside a Taco Bell in East Salinas California, hunched over their school-issued laptops, using the
South Africa’s education system is one that is plagued by a lack of resources and access to quality teaching which can be attributed to apartheid and governmental mismanagement since. The integration of technology in the classroom, however, is serving as a tool for change and improvement.
Even though the right to education has been recognized as one of the primary human rights, it still remains inaccessible for millions of children around the world. According to the UNESCO Institute for