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A Look at a Kenyan Classroom

In this video from Wide Angle, Joab is a first-grader in a school in Kenya. There are 74 children in his class and only one teacher. Students sit on mats instead of chairs with desks, not only because desks are too expensive but also so that more children can fit into the classroom. The teacher says it is hard to teach the first grade students the alphabet and how to read and write because many have never been in a school before they entered her class. The children, who all wear school uniforms, sing, dance, write, and learn to count. For more about how children attend school around the world, see the video segment, "A Look at a Japanese Classroom".

Learn more about the Wide Angle film "Time for School"

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