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The most ambitious education project ever attempted
What is the Project about? Why should you participate? What can you contribute? 1 2 3
1 What is the One Laptop Per Child project about?
massachusetts institute of technology
Since the 1960‘s
Every child receives a laptop
A special kind of laptop
Every child receives a laptop it is the child‘s property All laptops are wirelessly connected ...and have internet access whenever possible
„ Learning by making“ writing painting taking pictures composing programming
$100-$175 approximately $50 in 4 years
Apple Mac Book Pro OLPC XO
12 hours battery life
Sugar new user interface
Open Hardware Source Everyone can participate
Universal access to information for everybody
„ Laptops are the pencils for the digital age.“ David Cavallo
Why laptops? education
It‘s not about laptops.
our local OLPC chapter
2 Why should you participate?
Lula da Silva Brasilianischer Präsident
„ The $100 laptop is inspiring in many respects. It holds the promise of major advances in economic and social development.“ Kofi Annan
„ I have one word for your project: enchanting.“ Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigerian president
„ Children are the greatest natural resource of any country. Educating these children is at the root of solving our largest and most complex problems“ Nicholas Negroponte, director of OLPC Foundation
3 What can you contribute?
Ideas develop for the XO run pilot projects donate to G1G1 start a grassroots group in your area