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Saving the World
   One laptop at a time...
The need
The need

 The national average for public education is
 $7,500 a year, per student.
The need

 The national average for public education is
 $7,500 a year, per student.
The need

 The national average for public education is
 $7,500 a year, per student.


 The national average in the poores...
The Need
 The U.S. spends 28% of the global education
 budget on 4% of the world’s children.
 Sub-Saharan Africa spends 2....
The Need
The Need
 One in three children, worldwide, does not
 complete the fifth grade. Many receive no
 education at all.
The Need
 One in three children, worldwide, does not
 complete the fifth grade. Many receive no
 education at all.
 Researc...
The Need

  Do not give them more books, more
     schools, more of the same...

         Give them the world

        Giv...
Learn learning
Learn learning


Think about thinking
Goals
Goals
 OLPC - One Laptop Per Child
Goals
 OLPC - One Laptop Per Child
 Expose them to a world of ideas and allow
 them to be more contributing members to
 th...
Goals
 OLPC - One Laptop Per Child
 Expose them to a world of ideas and allow
 them to be more contributing members to
 th...
What can we do...

       Become
         the
      Fundraiser
If you sell it, they will learn
  Group work
     Hardware package
     Software package
     Networking package
     OLPC...
Cost vs. Benefit

Five dollars per student   Play with and learn cutting
                           edge technology
A littl...
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A proposal for raising money for the One Laptop Per Child Initiative

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  1. 1. Saving the World One laptop at a time...
  2. 2. The need
  3. 3. The need The national average for public education is $7,500 a year, per student.
  4. 4. The need The national average for public education is $7,500 a year, per student.
  5. 5. The need The national average for public education is $7,500 a year, per student. The national average in the poorest countries is under $20 a year, per student.
  6. 6. The Need The U.S. spends 28% of the global education budget on 4% of the world’s children. Sub-Saharan Africa spends 2.4% of the global education budget on 15% of the world’s children. Low GDP = Low % spent on education
  7. 7. The Need
  8. 8. The Need One in three children, worldwide, does not complete the fifth grade. Many receive no education at all.
  9. 9. The Need One in three children, worldwide, does not complete the fifth grade. Many receive no education at all. Research shows that more of the same (more teachers, schools, books, etc.) is laudable, but insufficient.
  10. 10. The Need Do not give them more books, more schools, more of the same... Give them the world Give them the internet
  11. 11. Learn learning
  12. 12. Learn learning Think about thinking
  13. 13. Goals
  14. 14. Goals OLPC - One Laptop Per Child
  15. 15. Goals OLPC - One Laptop Per Child Expose them to a world of ideas and allow them to be more contributing members to the global society
  16. 16. Goals OLPC - One Laptop Per Child Expose them to a world of ideas and allow them to be more contributing members to the global society Implications for religion, the environment, trade, equality, and human rights.
  17. 17. What can we do... Become the Fundraiser
  18. 18. If you sell it, they will learn Group work Hardware package Software package Networking package OLPC package Speaker and media
  19. 19. Cost vs. Benefit Five dollars per student Play with and learn cutting edge technology A little hard work Educate thousands of children Save the world
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