In a piece for Slate magazine, Lisa Guernsey discusses a school she toured in Switzerland and its use of technology - specifically Ipads - in the classroom for kids from pre-K through eighth grade, noting lessons for the U.S. public education system that could be learned from this case study.
This is a Muslim woman wearing a hijab. This is a typical form of Muslim religious dress for women. The women choose to cover themselves as a way of showing their faith to their God. This style of dress is very middle Eastern, and not seen as a typical style of Western Dress.