Friday, June 15, 2007

School Galadima in Nigeria gets busy with the XO

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:

Image from One Laptop Per Child Foundation (OLPC) wiki: Used under creative commons license 2.5.

Footnote: Reality BITES.

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