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Classroom for the next generation (Digital Dream for Myanmar)

Myanmar (Burma)1, one of the countries in Asia, has many talented, less-privileged and young students. If one such student is worried about the future of his or her education, the digital classroom in the near future can help his or her dreams be realized. The classroom of that kind can be called "digital class from Digital Online University." Actually, this has been one of the dreams of Michael Saylor, a millionaire from MicroStrategy (Morse, 2000).

How our country can benefit from Internet technology is going to be the concern here. If we have a free and unlimited Internet access all across the country in public schools and libraries, many talented and less-privileged students from rural areas can benefit and can become competent enough to lead the country, having a chance to educate themselves----not like a sad scenario in which only privileged children of the elite can get the best education paying high tuition, leaving out poor children who cannot afford a good computer…