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'I teach computing with no computers' - BBC News

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A teacher from Ghana, who went viral after pictures of his chalkboard-computer alternative were shared on social media, has said he never meant to become an internet sensation. Richard Appiah Akoto, from Kumasi, told the BBC was simply trying to prepare his students for the real world. Find out more - and see how he transforms his blackboard into the computer program Microsoft Word - by watching the video. Producer: Sulley Lansah. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog
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Affandy1992 Yahaya (1 month ago)
Good job!!
D Monk (2 months ago)
a used chinese tablet is like $40.
Matt Nielsen (2 months ago)
It doesn't work, "This is the computer keyboard, it's used to enter data into the computer." I doubt the students even know what is "data." It seems like the first course, but if he's been giving courses, why repeat the first course? If he's dedicated, why doesn't he bring his own computer into the classroom?
Thomas Griessnig (2 months ago)
His heart and effort are huge! This teacher is truly a daily life Hero!!!!
Glauber Dutra Ramos (2 months ago)
How can I donate money to this school? BBC can you provide me more info about them?
Dr. J. Bright (2 months ago)
Seems redundant, but he is dedicated to his trade nonetheless.
Bubba King 13 (2 months ago)
BEST IT TEACHER IN THE WORLD.
Ma'am Bunny (2 months ago)
Now teach English with no english
Suraj Rawat (2 months ago)
World need so much more people like you... Thank you🙏
Today our education system is lacking such talented teachers,who are such creative and and devoted towards student.
Salute to this teacher👍👌
Rik Thunder (3 months ago)
it's like teaching young acolytes to use magic without wands...or daggers
Pye RigOil (3 months ago)
Determined to dissolution . Excellent example of stoicism.
Raid Squad (3 months ago)
GHANA
dro sky (3 months ago)
please do some real videos of you teaching like this
Klo 787 (3 months ago)
respect to this guy
Juleeus special dream. (3 months ago)
I is brilliant but I doubt it could people understand it .😑
Shockwave (3 months ago)
This is good and all but , does he know da wae ?
Donald Trump (3 months ago)
Even that country has computer subject without computer But my country doesn't have that facility even having more computer s
Vormian (3 months ago)
Waste of 45 minutes
O S Raikar (3 months ago)
All they need is a laptop and a Projector, Both of which come for just ₹45000 ($690 approx). Which is cheaper than an S9 😞
O S Raikar (3 months ago)
Hats off to this Guy 👏👏👏 ❤️❤️❤️
UraHemskyy (3 months ago)
Пздц ббсішники не могли їм компютера купити? Просто познімали? Якшо этак то пздц.
Naqqash Ali (3 months ago)
He is great...
oZzIbRiDgE GaMiNg (3 months ago)
GIVE THEM GAMING PC!!
Jesus Avalos (3 months ago)
A great teacher.
Ryan Park (3 months ago)
Is teaching the features of the Microsoft Word program really teaching "computing"? I would say that the subject of computing covers deeper topics, like coding or hardware/software development. Microsoft Word is simply a single form of word processing software, which is a pretty specific and limited topic to teach about.
joe dirt (3 months ago)
There's no way they are going to understand computer science man lol. How many people understand mechanical engineering just because they own cars? Not many.
zhu cenglin (3 months ago)
Glad to know the Microsoft PR is still doing something to make the company relevant
Android Police (3 months ago)
Congratulations to him😁 some charities have sent him some computes earlier this year... #THE_POWER_OF_SOCIALMEDIA!
PM_GANGSTA (3 months ago)
Full respect for this guy
Kevin Stuart (3 months ago)
The whole money generated from the numerous viral videos of him including this one ,should be donated to him and his school so that he doesn't have to do this for the rest of his career.
deepak pandey (3 months ago)
india ngo gave pc and laptops to this man recently.
IronLover 64 (3 months ago)
Every anti tech school ever
Mike Está Aqui (3 months ago)
My primary school had 3 pc, only 2 worked with ms dos and all we do was use the Instant Artist program lol
Here's where APPLE recruits its developers
Dj Snskrit (3 months ago)
🙌🙌
huzaifah zaharudin (3 months ago)
shiit wankanda selfish, give them some computer
hari krishna (3 months ago)
BBC have to donate one PC.
he knows de wae my bruddas
AđitYä VērMä (3 months ago)
👌👌
madhu ch (3 months ago)
Great job sir
Pata Pajak (3 months ago)
in my school we have computers but we dont learn computing 😂,we play Counter Strike 1.6😂😂😂
Brad Barreau (3 months ago)
Not all heroes wea... have computers.
botnull (3 months ago)
I think the problem is electricity.
Raptor X (3 months ago)
Must be pain in the ass to teach them like that everyday....but his dedication is really amazing!
I like sketching windows desktop on a paper and i see this
mouad taha (3 months ago)
Can't imagine the feeling when those kids get their hands on a real one.
ashish sharma (3 months ago)
Great.
Blitzk (3 months ago)
*Dis is de komputa*
Palwinder Singh (3 months ago)
AWWW... Love his dedication.
Yash Nema (3 months ago)
Dedication , and it is good to know that one of the indian firm had provided laptops to them ☺
lil Quaz (3 months ago)
respect to him
Adnane Azami (3 months ago)
what's the point, ur learning to use a tool without the tool itself.
Adnane Azami (3 months ago)
Xx Tek tip xX don't you think that they could teach a more efficient subject, dude, they're starving! learning to computing is not a priority
Xx Tek tip xX (3 months ago)
Adnane Azami it's called preparing, like learning a subject in preparations for gcses without using a gcse paper. Get your head checked out dipstick
Tiger98109 (3 months ago)
THIS MAN EARNED NY RESPECT
Råger Rocygeluhs (3 months ago)
200IQ
👍👍 he is doing such a hard work
CHANNEL EXTREME (3 months ago)
the best teacher in the world....
Tabish Mohammad (3 months ago)
This shows resources don't matter its your will that matters
Z0mb!e :3 (3 months ago)
Does he does on a chalkboard?
venkat soma (3 months ago)
hope can move mountains
Gunjan Haldar (3 months ago)
Respect
ECHO (3 months ago)
People having nothing teach students everything. But in India people having everything don't want to teach students and want to earn without working.
AskillZ (3 months ago)
I teach math with no numbers
Saeed (3 months ago)
The blackboard needs an update
MapleMilk (3 months ago)
I wonder if he can draw me a new version of FL Studio...
TrollBronze (3 months ago)
this is good for underdeveloped countries but if a developed teacher does this, ill kms like stop.
Dino Kross (3 months ago)
Stop using COMPUTERS or anything modern from the West, it's " cultural appropriation."
sbb22 (3 months ago)
His country is loaning chinese money aka China the new IMF which help develop his country but also corrupting it.
Shubham Kumar (3 months ago)
Hats off to this guy
fatih dion (3 months ago)
The negros good at speaking English, dont use subtitles, but if they speak with British accent, please use the subtitles, the accent is not clear to hear
Yasir Baig (3 months ago)
Great
vulhcan (3 months ago)
You know da wae
Incipration
Shubam Sharma (3 months ago)
Respect
sishir pokharel (3 months ago)
Uvuvwevwevwe Onyetenyevwe Ugwemuhwem Osas
Reiga (3 months ago)
Just don't teach those kids fortnite
OXA MIC (3 months ago)
this guy remember everything in microsoft word
PrimiusLovin (3 months ago)
Inspirational, but still a sad reality!
fuerzadetorsion (3 months ago)
The music sounds a little bit racist.
tinostarks (3 months ago)
damn, it takes him probably 2-3 hrs to convey something that would take a few seconds if they had a pc in front of them
Dr lol (3 months ago)
and then they become sakawa scammers (no offense)
ross hirst (3 months ago)
All the billionaires in the world. Sure they can not donate a computer.
druzy woozy (3 months ago)
wow thanks for sending one computer to those people microsoft now they can take turns on it XD
druzy woozy (3 months ago)
learning computers without computers its like trying to eat invisible food you can try and catch something but more than likely you will have no results but what can you do the African president or prime minister or kind of that country propbaly feels great living like the average western man while his country lived in poverty
yoav tamir (3 months ago)
would be better simply to teach them math or phisics
Hao Asakura (3 months ago)
Here we have muslim "refugees" that own jeans and smartphones, flooding into Europe, and these negroes learn about Microsoft Word without a computer.
Harry Walker (3 months ago)
Cool
#7 WALKER (3 months ago)
Better then India at least they explain on black board.
KM Elite (3 months ago)
This is cool and all but.. if they cant afford computers for teaching, whats the point in teaching them about computers??
Aimee brown (3 months ago)
i want to donate 10 pc to them
Lilts Karaane (3 months ago)
That is called pure talent and dedication big up to him
Kv (3 months ago)
*Great work ever*👍👍👍
The Anti-Christ (3 months ago)
Respect.
TheInternetLegend _420 (3 months ago)
This is really stupid, If you don't even have computers what the point of learning it?
akuma_productions (3 months ago)
0:42 wtf 8/3/18 this month is April how tf does that say August
Angel Garcia (3 months ago)
Fuck Yeah dude !!!
Jack Daniels (3 months ago)
give this guy a medal!
Nightwolf (3 months ago)
Mark Angel computer school
Josh Hummel (3 months ago)
he introduces himself EXACTLY like my coding teacher lol
Usmaan Ali (3 months ago)
Salute sir

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