WE Learn project : Nokia’s Lumia 710 Used in Mobile 21st Century Classroom Trial in SingaporeMarch 29, 2012 1 Comment
With a grant from Qualcomm, the “WE Learn project” was unveiled by Microsoft and Nan Chiau Primary School in Singapore. The Singaporean Primary School Nan Chiau in a trial of a Mobile 21st Century classroom is using the Nokia Lumia 710 to create a 21st century classroom experience.
The WE Learn project is providing the following to 350 third-grade students
- 3G-enabled Nokia Lumia 710 smartphones
- mobile broadband connectivity via SingTel’s 3G wireless network
- Mobile learning platform (MyDesk) and educational applications developed by University of Michigan
“Encouraging the use of technology to enable innovative methods of teaching and learning will address the needs of the next generation of digital native learners to become savvy citizens and leaders of the future,” said Jessica Tan, managing director for Microsoft Singapore.
“The ability to do everyday tasks faster, like accessing the Web, capturing information or viewing content from anywhere makes Nokia Lumia an ideal tool for mobile learning,” said Neil Gordon, vice president of sales for Nokia Southeast.