Microsoft and Project Shiskha
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Minicoy Island.
Math teacher says the class average has improved dramatically now because of the Microsoft Project Shiksha trainings, a Power Point-based teaching material is also helping, this presentation helped students to crack abstract theorems, and made math a more interesting subject.
The JNV’s math teacher was one among the 76,000 teachers Microsoft has trained under its `Project Shiksha' initiative; this project was launched by Microsoft's founder Bill Gates, when he visited India in 2002.
The JNV Minicoy ( Island of Lakshadweep ) is one of the remotest schools where Microsoft has rolled out the project. Today all the teachers in the school extensively use computers in teaching their students.