27 May 2002

Internet based English teaching programme to be used in Northern Marianas

8:29 am on 27 May 2002

A state of the art programme to teach reading skills without textbooks will be used on Saipan in the Northern Marianas.

A group of educators from across the United States and the Pacific took part in the launch of the internet based system ..including Koblerville Elementary School in Saipan.

The system is designed to help students in the early years who are learning English as a second language.

It uses activities such as animated online story books, songs and arcade type video games, but it is not intended to replace classroom instruction