We are working in Kasama, Zambia Primary Schools. I have some schools testing Rachel on Raspberry PI 3s. At the moment there are two main issues, getting the teachers to use them, a training issue, and having enough devices for the learners.
We are working on the teacher training, but one of the real issues is the Head Teachers are against the learners using cell phones in school to access Rachel. The schools have only a few laptops that we have provided and so we have been looking for a low-cost WiFi device for learner use.
My real question is long term. How to provide implement Rachel in the entire school of 30 learners per class and 6 to 10 classrooms. I am inclined to utilize a fast server for the software and extend to the classrooms with switches and Cat6 cable with WiFi WAP in the classrooms.
I am asking for any suggestions and examples of installations. Getting real Internet to some schools is possible but there is a cost and the current service is wireless at 1.4, old T1 speed.
Thanks for your help,