Virtual Education Advocates Find Support for Innovation Across Continents and Economic Landscapes

Virtual worlds are considered
a pleasure of the developed world. After all, they require broadband
internet connections, powerful computers, and the luxury of free time. One
education company is working to change that by bringing stripped-down
mobile classrooms to the rural backroads of Latin America.

ClaseMovil hopes to do in Latin America what many forward-thinking distance-learning companies are doing in the run-down inner cities of the United States. By lowering costs and increasing access to education through virtual classrooms and telecommuting teachers, virtual classrooms offer the promise of quality learning regardless of geographic or economic handicap.

By taking its cue from initiatives already underway in America, Clasemovil showcases a very interesting trend – across land masses and ideologies, languages and cultures, virtual education is gaining steam.

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Bringing Virtual Classrooms to Latin America’s Rural Villages

ClaseMovil


ClaseMovil's narrowband education experience

Virtual worlds are considered a pleasure of the developed world. After all, they require broadband internet connections, powerful computers, and the luxury of free time.

One education company is working to change that by bringing stripped-down mobile classrooms to the rural backroads of Latin America. Their goal? Educate the masses and improve quality of life.

ClaseMovil hopes to be the first private company to bring virtual worlds to groups previously written off as too impoverished. According to an article in DigitalBeat, they just might have what it takes.

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