Category Archives: olpc

Sharing knowledge and learning collaboratively at schools

(This article was written for a college magazine.) We have a vision for a better society in which the values of sharing and collaborating knowledge and technical know-how form an integral part. There are two aspects to this issue. One … Continue reading

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Turtle Art Galore…

Here is one for the Turtle Art! The idea that the child should program the computer and not the other way round was initiated by Seymour Papert in his book Mindstorms. Papert calls the field constructionism instead of Piaget’s constructvism. … Continue reading

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A Mass charger for OLPC!

1~~  I am currently working on deploying OLPCs [One Laptop Per Child] a.k.a.  the $ 100 laptop a.k.a. XO in India. The Green colored laptop looks  pretty with children being very happy to have one, and what is best  is … Continue reading

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