Denmark: One Hundred Mobile App Teach Kids Math

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One Hundred Free Mobile Apps to Teach Kids Math in Schools — Denmark Aims to be #1 in M-Learning for K12 Students

Danish students will in the future have access to a library of more than 100 apps for mobile phones, teaching them math in a more fun and engaging way. All mobile data traffic will be free, thanks to a partnership with the national mobile operators.

(PRWEB) March 18, 2011

Denmark is facing a challenge between diminishing budgets and national goals for better education for children – much like most countries presently. The times are different, so the measures are different – traditional education methods are if not a burning platform, then a rapidly changing one. In this context, serious games and e-learning are getting a lot of attention from government, schools and educators. And initial feedback from students everywhere on such initiatives sounds very promising.

Quote startCEO Stephan Stephensen of DELC says: “I want to show that it is not just about learning styles, but learning “rooms”. Future teachers will take advantage of several different learning platforms at the same time and in the same physical place. If learningQuote end

Denmark has embraced the mobile as a learning device. The ubiquity, versatility and computational powers of the mobile have made it a preferred all-round platform for children and students, overruling and upstaging the traditional computer preferred by the previous generation.

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Phi Beta Iota: This is a double-victory.  All mobile traffic will be free is the beginning of a Smart Nation.

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