Crean software educativo para niños indígenas mexicanos
SciDev.Net, 28 March 2011

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO: A new interactive software was specifically designed for primary education students of the Mazahua and Purepecha indigenous communities in Mexico, to assist them in learning in their mother tongue. Researcher Eva Salgado explained that bilingual education is a problem for indigenous children, while this software strengthens their cultural identity. It is very interesting for the children to see that their language is not dead, that it is found even in new information technologies, she added. Researcher Frida Villavicencio noted that the software also provides useful tools to community teachers, who can use it to associate educational activities with traditions, particularly on natural sciences. Read the article [in Spanish] …