What are the best ways to make our schools — and students — smarter? We don’t have the answer here. But it’s sure to include a healthy dose of looking beyond your own backyard for good ideas that may be working elsewhere. Good teachers and adequate funding are no doubt central. So too is equipping classrooms with the best tools to prepare students for the future. 

Explore our collection of recent applications of technology in schools from around the world. To offer a bit of quantitative context, we have also included the number of Internet users per 100 people for each country cited, according to statistics compiled by the World Bank.