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Thanks to everyone for their hard work and creativity. We've now got 40 concepts based on popularity and those which have the most potential, as chosen by GMC. In order to get down to 30, and help these ideas move forwards, please evaluate them against the criteria.

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A shortwave radio station dedicated to learning - different timeslots are dedicated to different grades. With songs, lessons, stories that kids can learn from in remote locations.

A shortwave radio station dedicated to learning - different timeslots are dedicated to different grades. With songs, lessons, stories that kids can learn from in remote locations.

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Inspired by the FOSS (Full Option Science System) of LHS, Berkeley and triggered by insufficient science labs in most APS especially at the middle school level, the 'Lab in a Box' is an effort to facilitate more  hands-on science learning.

Inspired by the FOSS (Full Option Science System) of LHS, Berkeley and triggered by insufficient science labs in most APS especially at the middle school level, the 'Lab in a Box' is an effort to facilitate more hands-on science learning.

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The e-Phone is a variant of the ePod idea (www.educationpod.net) for developing nations. The goal would be to have android smartphones with only learning applications on them and set up loaner libraries, which can be used by students during after sch

The e-Phone is a variant of the ePod idea (www.educationpod.net) for developing nations. The goal would be to have android smartphones with only learning applications on them and set up loaner libraries, which can be used by students during after sch

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A service that gathers recordings made by teachers and students in schools of their lessons or lectures and stores them online giving teachers in APSs full access to their lessons. These recordings are then distributed via phone, internet, or tape/cd

A service that gathers recordings made by teachers and students in schools of their lessons or lectures and stores them online giving teachers in APSs full access to their lessons. These recordings are then distributed via phone, internet, or tape/cd

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School in a Bag would be developed into an education tools business that could be split into a material component and a curriculum development component.

School in a Bag would be developed into an education tools business that could be split into a material component and a curriculum development component.

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English language instruction is a key competitive advantage that an APS has over government schools.  However, limited teacher training severely constrains the amount of true learning that goes on.  Language Lab Lite would be a bare bones version of

English language instruction is a key competitive advantage that an APS has over government schools. However, limited teacher training severely constrains the amount of true learning that goes on. Language Lab Lite would be a bare bones version of

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The ideal face-to-face classroom situation is when each student follows the thread of the lecture and can answer the interactive questions posed by the lecturer/trainer/teacher. Implementing this ideal in a distance education context using existing c

The ideal face-to-face classroom situation is when each student follows the thread of the lecture and can answer the interactive questions posed by the lecturer/trainer/teacher. Implementing this ideal in a distance education context using existing c

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Many of the affordable private schools (APS) in Hyderabad have realized the importance in technological education from an early age.  In an attempt to fill this need and make their schools more competitive many APS owners have invested in computer la

Many of the affordable private schools (APS) in Hyderabad have realized the importance in technological education from an early age. In an attempt to fill this need and make their schools more competitive many APS owners have invested in computer la

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Kids love picture books because images bring life to humdrum black and white text. On top of that, images are helpful as learning tools because they are much easier to remember than words. However, many children lack visual stimulation because their

Kids love picture books because images bring life to humdrum black and white text. On top of that, images are helpful as learning tools because they are much easier to remember than words. However, many children lack visual stimulation because their

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Partner with local manufacturers to source materials and provide schools with kits to build their own desks and chairs. Encourage national and local companies to supply the materials, either for a small revenue or for nothing if they would have to pa

Partner with local manufacturers to source materials and provide schools with kits to build their own desks and chairs. Encourage national and local companies to supply the materials, either for a small revenue or for nothing if they would have to pa

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An entrepreneur could start a business delivering books, low-cost computers with educational programs, board games, playground equipment, and other tools or supplies to affordable private schools in a given area. The schools could rent the tools and

An entrepreneur could start a business delivering books, low-cost computers with educational programs, board games, playground equipment, and other tools or supplies to affordable private schools in a given area. The schools could rent the tools and

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Music can be a powerful and tool in helping language learners practice saying letters and words. The Ring + Sing system would deliver curated karaoke content to educators via ringtone and SMS for children to sing and practice their English pronunciat

Music can be a powerful and tool in helping language learners practice saying letters and words. The Ring + Sing system would deliver curated karaoke content to educators via ringtone and SMS for children to sing and practice their English pronunciat

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