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Madagascar: Starting with the youngest

In Madagascar, OLPC schools have started with the youngest children, who learn to read and type with their XOs. They are also learning how to use and maintain their machines with their own laptop hospital.

Madagascar: Starting with the youngest

This class received some of the earliest laptops, thanks to a 2007 donation. Since then, many international educators have come to work with and learn from Madagascar classrooms.

Madagascar: Starting with the youngest

Classrooms were actively engaged in the idea of adopting OLPC. This class arranged themselves so they were facing one another while working.

Madagascar: Starting with the youngest

Many students used the Speak activity to learn to type and to hear words spoken back to them. It reads back entered text in English and French, and can respond in a limited way.