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OLPC from around the World

  1. 1. One Laptop per Child From around the world Presented at: Hillsdale High School Unless noted otherwise http://slideshare.net/sverma Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor Information Systems Dept San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA 94132 USA
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  3. 3. LEGO http://www.flickr.com/photos/bdesham/2432400623/
  4. 4. Rural and Remote Bhagmalpur (भभागमलपपुर) village, District Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh
  5. 5. Children and Learning Mira and Maya
  6. 6. Approximately thirty-five percent of the world is on the Internet Approximately sixty-five percent of the world is NOT on the Internet
  7. 7. OLPC San Francisco http://olpcsf.org Founder and Chief Organizer
  8. 8. OLPC http://laptop.org
  9. 9. Mission OLPC's mission is to empower the world's poorest children through education We aim to provide each child with a rugged, low-cost, low-power, connected laptop. To this end, we have designed hardware, content and software for collaborative, joyful, and self-empowered learning. With access to this type of tool, children are engaged in their own education, and learn, share, and create together. They become connected to each other, to the world and to a brighter future.
  10. 10. Worldwide 40+ countries, 30+ languages, 3 million laptops, 350+ applications
  11. 11. Where no computers have gone before...
  12. 12. School Galadima, Abuja City, Nigeria See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Galadima
  13. 13. Samkha village located in the suburbs of northern Thailand See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Thailand/Ban_Samkha
  14. 14. Khairat school is India's pilot site. See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_India
  15. 15. Mongolia. See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Ulaanbaatar
  16. 16. Ethiopia See http://www.reactivated.net/weblog/archives/2008/10/olpc-ethiopia-updates/
  17. 17. Afghanistan refugee camp, Pakistan http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Pakistan/Atlas_School
  18. 18. Colombia. See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Colombia
  19. 19. Peru. See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Peru
  20. 20. Rwanda. See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Rwanda
  21. 21. Iraq. See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Iraq
  22. 22. Haiti. See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Haiti
  23. 23. Solomon Islands. See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Solomon_Islands
  24. 24. Nepal. See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Nepal
  25. 25. Uruguay. See http://www.ceibal.edu.uy
  26. 26. Australia Australia. See http://laptop.org.au
  27. 27. West Bank, Palestine. UN Relief and Works Agency See http://laptop.org/en/children/countries/mideast.shtml
  28. 28. 3 million + See Google Maps Deployments worldwide Also see: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Property:Number_of_manufactured_laptops
  29. 29. Sugar Can we learn to learn? http://sugarlabs.org
  30. 30. Browse
  31. 31. Physics
  32. 32. TurtleArt
  33. 33. Scratch http://www.flickr.com/photos/islandgal/5827855198/
  34. 34. Measure
  35. 35. Languages Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Aymara, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Melayu, Basque, Bengali, Bengali (India), Bislama, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (China), Chinese (Hong Kong), Chinese (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dari, Dutch, Dzongkha, English, English (South African), English (US), Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, French (Canada), Friulian, Fula, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Khmer, Kinyarwanda, Korean, Kreyol, Macedonian, Malayalam, Maltese, Marathi, Marovo, Mongolian, Nauruan, Nepali, Norwegian, Norwegian Bokmål, Papiamento, Papua New Guinea Pidgin (Tok Pisin), Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Punjabi, Quechua, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sindhi, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Solomon Islands Pidgin, Sotho, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Vietnamese, Walloon, Wolof, Yoruba Approx. 100+ languages Tutorial: http://opensource.sfsu.edu/node/452 Translate: http://translate.sugarlabs.org/
  36. 36. http://olpcmap.net
  37. 37. Bhagmalpur, India http://bhagmalpur.wordpress.com
  38. 38. AlGoreatTED
  39. 39. August Town, Jamaica http://olpcjamaica.org.jm
  40. 40. Bulun Bazhy, Tuva http://olpctuva.wordpress.com
  41. 41. Where's Tuva? Hint...
  42. 42. ...and around the world.
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