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OLPC presentation (english)

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OLPC presentation (english)

  1. 1. OLPC - CH O ne L aptop P er C hild „ $100 Laptop“ One Laptop Per Child Copyright by Simon Dorner; Presentation: michele@manduxi.org
  2. 2. Copyright The original presentation was designed by Simon Dorner ( [email_address] ) and collectively made by http://olpc.at ( office @olpc.at ) You are allowed to use, re-use, modify and re-distribute this work for non commercial purposes as long as you name the original authors and as long as you re-distribute modified works under the same license. For more information look at http://www.creativecommons.org For commercial purp oses, please contact the autho rs.
  3. 3. The most ambitious education project ever attempted
  4. 4. What is the Project about? Why should you participate? What can you contribute? 1 2 3
  5. 5. 1 What is the One Laptop Per Child project about?
  6. 6. massachusetts institute of technology
  7. 7. Since the 1960‘s
  8. 8. Every child receives a laptop
  9. 9. A special kind of laptop
  10. 12. Every child receives a laptop it is the child‘s property All laptops are wirelessly connected ...and have internet access whenever possible
  11. 13. Collaborative learning
  12. 14. „ Learning by making“ writing painting taking pictures composing programming
  13. 15. $100-$175 approximately $50 in 4 years
  14. 16. high-tech
  15. 17. unique display
  16. 18. Apple Mac Book Pro OLPC XO
  17. 19. 12 hours battery life
  18. 20. extremely robust
  19. 24. Sugar new user interface
  20. 25. Open Hardware Source Everyone can participate
  21. 26. Why laptops?
  22. 27. Digital Divide
  23. 28. Universal access to information for everybody
  24. 29. „ Laptops are the pencils for the digital age.“ David Cavallo
  25. 30. Why laptops? education
  26. 31. because
  27. 32. It‘s not about laptops.
  28. 37. opportunity
  29. 38. our local OLPC chapter
  30. 39. 2 Why should you participate?
  31. 40. Countries involved
  32. 41. Lula da Silva Brasilianischer Präsident
  33. 42. „ The $100 laptop is inspiring in many respects. It holds the promise of major advances in economic and social development.“ Kofi Annan
  34. 43. „ I have one word for your project: enchanting.“ Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigerian president
  35. 44. „ 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
  36. 45. local innovation
  37. 46. Unique opportunity
  38. 47. Now. Now.
  39. 48. 3 What can you contribute?
  40. 49. Ideas develop for the XO run pilot projects donate to G1G1 start a grassroots group in your area
  41. 50. Pilot projects
  42. 51. Summary
  43. 52. www.olpc.ch

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