Uruguay’s virtual education was ahead of the curve when the pandemic hit

Before the pandemic, each student in the Uruguayan public system already had a personal computer under Plan Ceibal, which started in 2007. Credit: Courtesy of Plan Ceibal

The country’s Plan Ceibal program had already been supplying students with tablets and computers for 15 years.

Virtual education had a few perks for Uruguayan teenager Martina Vazquez.

The 13-year-old loved how she could keep track of every single assignment at a glance. And if she got lost, she could go back and review recorded classes…Read more

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