Sugar Labs @ NDSU

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Marketplace Center : Kids Won’t Leave – Numbers are Growing | Hands of Charity XO Project

Marketplace Center : Kids Won’t Leave – Numbers are Growing | Hands of Charity XO Project.   Great list of Sugar Activities being used by kids in this location (Kenya?).

February 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ethiopian kids hack OLPCs in 5 months with zero instruction | DVICE

Ethiopian kids hack OLPCs in 5 months with zero instruction | DVICE. OLPC taking a different approach: Motorola Xoom, language learning software emphasized (Nell), Turtle still in the background, from … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

100,000 more laptops for schools – The New Times Rwanda

100,000 more laptops for schools – The New Times Rwanda. Rwanda continues to invest heavily in XOs.  Would love to read more assessments and fewer press releases.

May 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

Columbus School for Girls One Laptop Per Child 2012

News from the Classroom – Columbus School for Girls One Laptop Per Child 2012. Great service learning project!� Probably has some of the key elements that draw and keep girls … Continue reading

May 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

Transforming Education: The Power of ICT Policies

Looks like some necessary reading from UNESCO. Although interested in social justice, institutional transformation, and politics in general, I’ve noticed that I am not a good policy thinker.  Maybe this … Continue reading

May 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Afghan / Pakistan XO story

This short report about an XO deployment in an Afghan refugee camp located in Pakistan has some interesting and typical elements: 1. tremendous transformation is reported, but not closely documented. … Continue reading

March 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

I hope Mark Warschauer Reads This! : )

Mark Warschauer, as some of you may remember, was pretty critical of 4 OLPC deployments around the world.  I think, however, he would approve of what OLPC Australia is doing, … Continue reading

February 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Win One | Give One | Any Kid Can Help

Win One | Give One | Any Kid Can Help. I bought a box of fruit snacks for my kids without looking at the box too closely (bad dad). When … Continue reading

January 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

OLPC and Knight Foundation launch digital literacy program in Miami school | One Laptop per Child

OLPC and Knight Foundation launch digital literacy program in Miami school | One Laptop per Child. Great project for the Miami area school.  I wonder if they need some consultants … Continue reading

January 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

How Do You Explain a Child Like Justin? | Education Kindling

How Do You Explain a Child Like Justin? | Education Kindling. Great post about an under-achieving student in the Phillipines becoming a Tech Team support person at his school, and … Continue reading

December 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

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