Galadima gets busy with the XO
Originally uploaded by jkrauss"[Teachers are guided to change practice, in order to turn children] from passive students who just absorb, memorize, and repeat, into active constructionists who actively collaborate, investigate, experiment, and create solutions." -from Carla Gomez Monroy, Learning Consultant, One Laptop per Child (OLPC). I'd really like to talk to Ms.Gomez Monroy about implementation and student, family and teacher responses to the new tool. A discussion of localization and potential for impact on community and culture has started on the OLPC wicki:http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Localization_Common_Room.
Footnote: Reality BITES. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jkrauss/557934007
Image from One Laptop Per Child Foundation (OLPC) wiki: wiki.laptop.org/go. Used under creative commons license 2.5.