Portugal Telecom (PT), one of the corporate partners in the educational initiative here, also wanted to contribute in more than the obvious ways. Their Foundation took on this elegant solution to support math education in school and at home: provide high quality voice dubbing into Portuguese for the Khan Academy math videos. They also worked with Portugal’s Mathematical Society to validate and correlate the videos to the national curriculum. According to Teresa Salema with PT, the next stop: Khan Academy Physics videos! For more information, go to http://tinyurl.com/o4n5lmy
Our focus needs to be about providing a digital age education where 21st century skills are integrated into the curriculum and learning actvities. This mindset is crucial for any 1:1 initiative to be successful.