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Published Monday, February 25, 2013 3:18 pm by Herbert L. White - The Charlotte Post
More than 2,000 elementary school students in the Project LIFT zone will take delivery of notebook computers on Feb. 26.

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Social Innovation Summit 2012
May 30 – 31, 2012
United Nations
Achieving Millennium Goal #2 in 18 months
Nicholas Negroponte, Founder & Chairman – One Laptop Per Child

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BY GIOVANNA FLEITAS
AFP
MONTEVIDEO — Agustin Zubiaga, a 15 year old Uruguayan, recently won a content sponsored by Google, thus becoming one of twenty teenagers from around the world to be recognized for his programming skills.

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Grade 3 Teacher Nathan Lang is inspired by the way technology has enhanced his students’ passion for mathematics. Last year, students of Otetiskiwin Kiskinwamahtowekamik School in Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (Nelson House, Manitoba) received personal laptop through the OLPC Canada program.
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One Laptop per Child Launch Event at Druid Hills Academy
On February 26, more than 2,000 laptops will be distributed to students in the Project L.I.F.T. zone through the One Laptop per Child initiative, which is funded by the Knight Foundation. This initiative seeks to provide students with access to new channels of learning, sharing and self-expression.

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In collaboration with ParticipACTION and OpheaOLPC Canada offers custom content on the XO laptop to encourage physical activity among elementary school students. In Saskatchewan, students and teachers from O

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Inside a bright sunlit classroom, students hunch over their laptops. They’re laughing and smiling as they create an interactive story with images, sounds and text. One girl happily helps a friend take a digital photo of himself for the multimedia timeline.

Knight active grants portfolio: 12 projects totaling $18,113,00

It’s a typical college scene. But this isn’t a college. It’s a second-grade classroom at Druid Hills Elementary School in Charlotte, N.C. The students are inventing their own digital version of Little Red Riding Hood. They’re seven years old.

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2012 is highlighted in Fundación Zamora Terán’s brief institutional history as one of the years when they posed major challenges, but at the same time, when it opened a way to define and develop work in the years ahead.
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On January 30, 2013, hundreds of students and educators joined Minister of Education Dr. Hilda Heine at a morning ceremony to officially launch the One Laptop per Child program in the Marshall Islands.  Delap Elementary School on Majuro will be the first school in the RMI to receive and begin using the laptops for its students.

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