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Slideshow from 4/18 - 4/20/07 - Create your own educational tool. …

Slideshow from 4/18 - 4/20/07 - Create your own educational tool.

Two warm up pictures (whats wrong and fractions). Pictures of the OLPC XO and the XO in classrooms in Nigeria. Directions for the create your own educational tool project.

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  • 1. What is wrong with this picture? Image " orange juice"
  • 2. I know 3 of the people in this picture. What fraction of the people in this picture do I know? What fraction of the people are wearing orange? Sports Illustrated - Super Fans - Indiana University
  • 3. Human Network YouTube Video Find it by going to and searching for Human Network. It is a TV commercial.
  • 4. What is this? Have you seen it before? What do you know about it? How could it change education?
  • 5. Inside After becoming more comfortable with their laptops, the children begin to explore with programs, settings and physical units. One of OLPC's major goals is helping children feel comfortable customizing their laptop configurations and guiding their own learning. Some laptops barely made it out of the plastic packaging before the students began experimenting.
  • 6. Outside The local community built this school, now well worn, from plaster, wood and tin. One hundred fifty students and three classes cram into the two-room building, in a space which would comfortably fit 70 children in the United States.
  • 7. If you could build something that would help you in school, what would it be? What would it look like? What would it do? How would you use it? Image: 'One Of These Buttons Will Get Me Out Of Here' Image: 'how i9ll be writing my novel next month' Image: 'hi ho slvr3'
  • 8. Your assignment for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday (and possibly Monday & Tuesday): - Draw it (on paper or in paint) - if it is on paper we can scan it for your P.P. - Write up what it would do - How would you use it? - Make a Power Point to present it to us - Show us why we would want to use it