EduTab K7 makes access to quality digital education top priority

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The Corona Virus crisis has accelerated the uptake of digital solutions, speeding the global transition towards a digitally operated economy. Digitisation is allowing tele-medicine, tele-work, online education to proliferate , amplifying the demand for online tools of collaboration like Skype, Zoom and others. This, though, has increased an already wide gap between the haves and have nots in digital uptake. The digitally enabled world is working for some but not others. Inequalities in digital readiness hamper the ability of large parts of the world to take advantage of technologies that help us cope with the Corona Virus pandemic by staying … Read More

Reading and Writing made Easy on the EduTab

Mbanda ShyakaEduTab, Integrating ICT in Education1 Comment

          The EduTab was developed as a tool of integrating ICT in education. Because of that, we continue to improve our offering in educational content, always researching the best Apps, Videos and Books to help your child develop the right cognitive abilities to enable them be open to life long learning. Today, let’s cover 2 major Apps that get your child learn how to read, spell and write. Jolly Phonics It contains Songs, Games, Tests Jolly Phonics Lessons provides resources and lesson plans to teach phonics lessons. Using a synthetic phonics approach, Jolly Phonics teaches children … Read More

Coding Will Improve Your Child’s Writing Abilities

Mbanda ShyakaCoding, EduTab, Literacy, TechKids ICT, Uncategorized9 Comments

Coding Will Improve Your Child’s Writing Abilities  The average score for literacy at primary 3, and primary 6 in 2010 was at a low of 47% and 40% respectively. In addition, 60% of the learners in primary  3 and about 70% in primary 6 were below the 50% proficiency level for literacy for their respective grades.(NAPE 2010). By integrating ICTs in education, the TOD Idea Ltd looks to tackle this challenge. In this article, I endeavour to show how coding, a very vital 21st century skill, can improve yet another vital 21st century skill, literacy, with a bias towards creative … Read More

EduTab 10! The Revolution continues

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Introducing the EduTab 10 For some of you, the children are developing their ICT skills that the Wi-Fi only original children’s EduTab  no longer inspires.­ We have designed for you the EduTab 10 ! The EduTab 10 has a 10.1 inch screen for wider view, 1GB RAM for faster processing , 16GB storage extendable by 32GB using an external memory card and resolution of 1280*920 which is kind to the eye. EduTab 10 has dual sim slots to give you the option of accessing mobile internet if you so desire. However, for nursery and primary school level, all the educational … Read More

TV and the upcoming holiday

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For many years, actually since 2009, I haven’t had a TV in my house. I just simply did not agree with the widely held “universal truth” that TV is a must have for the children. I prefer that we talk,read or play. I hope I made the right choice. Children are very impressionable and it is important to control what their minds are exposed to. Time spent watching television takes away from important activities such as reading, homework, playing, exercise, family interaction, and social development. While television can entertain, inform, and keep our children company, it may also influence them … Read More