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Fireside chat: holiday cheer

Happy Holidays to all!  As I was working on a community newsletter this past weekend and reflecting on the work of the past year, I was warmed as always by the constant and refreshing work of our community groups and national partners.Read the rest of this entry

Sugar and OLPC in rural Argentina

The La Rioja pilot is underway, with the first of 60,000 XOs being distributed and field reports coming in from reactivated's Daniel Drake. Local news are reporting on the need to bring laptops to places where noone comes, and the value of Sugar to young learners. The latest article in La Nacion includes an intro video by Ariel Torres about the OLPC project, with a nice Wikipedia cameo.

School reports from Kagugu and Rwamagana

Julia recently travelled to Kagugu and Rwamagana to work with the OLPC schools there. In Rwamagana she ran a week-long workshop, working with the students on programs and storytelling.Read the rest of this entry