One Laptop per Child at SF StatePresentation Transcript
Sameer Verma, Ph.D. One Laptop per Child at SF State
Presentation: Early Childhood Education Burk Hall 173 Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor Information Systems Department College of Business San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA 94132 USA Creative Commons license http://creativecommons.org/ One Laptop per Child at SF State
Disclaimer: I do not work for OLPC. I am only a volunteer!
Somebody is finally thinking of the children! To create educational opportunities for the world's poorest children by providing each child with a rugged, low-cost, low-power, connected laptop with content and software designed for collaborative, joyful, self-empowered learning. — OLPC Mission Statement, It's an education project, not a laptop project. — Nicholas Negroponte
OLPC Mission Part 1: Principles and Child Empowerment
OLPC Mission Part2: The XO Laptop, design for learning
No, I am not a salesperson :-)
July 2007 The geek in me is delighted!
Where no computers have gone before...
School Galadima, Abuja City, Nigeria See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Galadima
Samkha village located in the suburbs of northern Thailand See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Thailand/Ban_Samkha
Khairat school is India's pilot site. See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_India