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Computer Teacher With No Computers Chalks Up Clever Classroom Plan

Owura Kwadwo Hottish, a middle school teacher in Ghana, has found a way around the problem. He literally draws the computer screen on the blackboard.
Owura Kwadwo Hottish illustrates a window of Microsoft Word using colored chalk on a blackboard. He uses it to teach computer skills to students at the Betenase M/A Junior High School in Kumasi, Ghana. Source: Frimpong Innocent

Could you teach computer class without a computer?

For Owura Kwadwo Hottish, 33, an information and communications technology teacher in Ghana, it's his only option. At the middle school where he works, there are no computers. So using colored chalk, he painstakingly draws a version of the computer screen onto the blackboard.

In mid-February, he shared showing photos of himself teaching Microsoft Word using this method. His story went viral, making international headlines around the

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