Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Weird reading opportunity

Fundza is a mobile reading app established in South Africa to encourage kids to read free stuff on their cell phones. I sampled the first chapter of

and was amazed at how very western it sounded. Very upper class kids, very privileged. Only the place names would have told me that it took place in Africa.  Even more interestingly, the comments were incredibly thoughtful and well written, like careful little essays.  From cell phones? Very impressive.

Jump around the globe for a minute and try it out.

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