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Edtech companies are flat out at the moment. All over the world students are sitting at home because schools are closed owing to the risk of infection with the coronavirus. But in the meantime, kids still need to study. But how? That appeared to be the main question. The solution had already been around for several years. Except it just hadn’t yet been accepted by school teachers and vocational educators, says Klaas Lameijer. He is the director of the US-based Symbaloo, which offers online learning methods for primary and secondary schools. “In the first instance, most just wanted to keep on teaching by the book.”

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