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OLPC SF Summit 2012 Talk on Lubuto Library and Etoys


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OLPC SF Summit 2012 Talk on Lubuto Library and Etoys

  1. 1. LubutoLiteracy – Zambian Teaching and LearningMaterials for the Digital AgeBy Mike Lee, Sugar Labs DC – OLPC SF Community Summit 2012
  2. 2. A collage showing my journeyfrom being corporate liaison tothe MIT Media Lab to joining theOLPC volunteer community andthen to Lubuto Library. 2
  3. 3. Jane Meyers of Lubuto Library presented at anOLPC Learning Club meeting. 3
  4. 4. Cianna Lee helping to pack up sixOLPC XO-1.5 laptops from theOLPC Contributors’ Program toship to Lusaka, Zambia. 4
  5. 5. OLPC laptops at Lubuto Library, Lusaka, Zambia 5
  6. 6. Upper left: Teachers and studentassistants working on the Etoyslessons. Lower left two photosare from the XO laptop camera.At right is an architect’s modelof the Lubuto Libraries. 6
  7. 7. Reading and story circle at the Lubuto Library. 7
  8. 8. Theater and arts programs are anintegral part of the Lubuto libraryexperience. 8
  9. 9. Theater and arts programs are an integral part of theLubuto library experience. 9
  10. 10. Under a grant from EIFL, we recorded native bembaspoken phonemes and words to incorporate in the Etoyslessons. 10
  11. 11. Lubuto Library Bemba Letter Board. Clicking oneach bemba alphabet letter plays the spokensound. 11
  12. 12. A typical lesson file in Etoys. 12
  13. 13. Mike Lee working with 20 volunteers fromthe D.C Special Libraries Association toadd sound files to the 700 Etoys lessons. 13
  14. 14. The 700 lessons being inventoried on aMac laptop. 14
  15. 15. In September 2012, Lubuto Libraryreceived a $300,000 grant from USAIDand World Vision to enhance and expandthe 700 Etoys lessons. http://lubuto.org 15