The OAE Review on
Low-Tech Astronomy Education


The general opinion suggests that poor technology is equivalent to poor education. Low-Tech seems simple at the first approach but helps to introduce very difficult concepts. Low-Tech promotes motivation for students and teachers, practical demonstrations, and models and analogies in teaching. Low-Tech helps to get a deep understanding in the process of learning through the hands-on approach. It promotes that students feel as the protagonist of their learning process. Low-Tech promotes the highest comprehension of the students and is useful in all the countries: with different degrees of technological advancements. Low-Tech can be used with both young and experienced teachers. This collection includes several examples of Low-Tech methodology within and outside of classrooms and the philosophy of different projects.