“Leapfrogging” is a surprising, and an inspiring phenomenon. As Rebecca Winthrop notes in her article for the Stanford Social Innovation Review, “Many African countries never systematically invested in laying phone lines, yet today access to cell phone service on the continent has grown so rapidly that in many cases communities are more likely to be connected […]

There is a human story behind data. For the past year, I have been immersed in Whizz Education’s Central Reports, monitoring learning patterns of students in the DFID-funded Project iMlango, led by Avanti. Through the project, over 50,000 students in rural Kenya have been assessed by the adaptive Math-Whizz tutor, with that number set to […]

It has been a triumphant evening for Whizzers everywhere. Math-Whizz scooped the award for best International Digital Education Resource at the 2016 BETT Awards. The BETT Awards are a celebration of creative and innovative solutions to education’s most pressing challenges. In the words of BETT, the awards “endeavor to recognize, reward and promote excellence.” The […]

Manuel Fernández Elementary School is a public school in the state of Aguascalientes, Mexico, with 650 students ranging from 1st to 6th grade. This 2015-2016 school year, Principal Carola Campos Alvarado is excited to be implementing a new, innovative improvement plan to raise proficiency in math and reading skills. The initiatives that Manuel Fernández follows […]