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18 Jan 2007

New Free Software Will Help Close Digital Divide in Education

Early 2007, software that will enable educators to: access and share education materials such as lesson plans, form communities, and collaborate on projects will be available free of charge.

According to the non-profit developer Teachers Without Borders, these TWB Tools will allow the world’s 59 million teachers to access materials that traditionally have only been available to educators in developed nations with access to high-speed internet access and elaborate computer networks.

One tool, named TWB Classroom, will allow K-12 teachers to enroll students, create varied course materials themselves, and provide grading assistance so that information can follow students throughout their educational arc…

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