Sugar Labs @ NDSU

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CSG Etoys Projects

CSG Etoys Projects. I’ve been reading about the great work done by the Columbus School for Girls, and now I find out they have great resources online, too! Advertisements

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lesson Plans from OLPC in Charlotte, NC

xolp – Home. 1st through 5th grade lesson plans, plans for ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies.   Good model collection.

December 4, 2012 · 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

One Tablet Per Child: Walter Bender Discusses Future of OLPC | GBI Portal

One Tablet Per Child: Walter Bender Discusses Future of OLPC | GBI Portal. I remember hearing that Walter was speaking to USAID but I just stumbled across this report on … Continue reading

May 30, 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

Ten things about computer use in schools that you don’t want to hear (but I’ll say them anyway) | A World Bank Blog on ICT use in Education

Ten things about computer use in schools that you don’t want to hear (but I’ll say them anyway) | A World Bank Blog on ICT use in Education. The 10 … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Good press coverage of “Sugar Day” at Madison Elementary

A WDAY video and a Forum story.  Both did a nice job considering their time constraints.

March 28, 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

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