Introducing RETENTIONedu - Educational Computers for Botswana

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June 19th 2018: RETENTIONedu is an educational computer for schools and students at home. It comes preinstalled with educational content and offers a dynamic learning experience. RETENTIONedu belongs to RETENTION brand which has two other product suites namely;

  • RETENTIONlegacy for home and office use running the well known Microsoft Windows, and
  • RETENTIONclassic which is an open source alternative to Microsoft Windows running Linux Mint

RETENTIONedu comes pre-packaged with educational content for Pre-school, Primary, Secondary and Tertiary students. The educational material is a combination of visual, audio, interactive, practicals and teaching aids that assist students in learning. For example, RETENTIONedu for Primary is tailored for students in primary school and teaches them step by step from elementary skills such as keyboard and mouse, alphabets, spelling, counting and reading to Mathematics, English, Art, Music and higher cognitive and logicial problems and puzzles.

For secondary level students, RETENTIONedu facilitates learning for subjects from Geography, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Studies, logic, strategic thinking and others, .

The most advanced suite, RETENTIONedu for Tertiary engages students with programs such as vector based diagram designer, funtion plotters, programming and animation tools, simulators, design and publishing and others. It also has an ebook library manager to manage students material.

"All my 3 kids have something they love in the computer. They just can’t have enough of it. The content is adjustable to their different levels. It has made learning so much fun for them. I no longer have to teach the computer teaches." said Mr. Moagi Chale a parent at Gaborone Block 9.

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Although RETENTIONedu is ideal for self learning or as an aid to fast-track students absorption of academic concepts, it is also very useful for teachers and parents. The practice programs, spreadsheet, database, presentation, wordprocessing, email client, internet and printing capability presents other useful tools for teachers and parents.

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