Monique F. Pollock, OLPC Facilitator at Ashley Park K-8
On May 29, 2013 several Charlotte Mecklenburg librarians received a first hand experience with the XO laptop. Due to an emerging partnership with Project L.I.F.T and the West Charlotte branch locations, the librarians are eager to assist elementary XO learners who live in this zone. These library locations include the West Boulevard, Beatties Ford Road and the ImaginOn branches, which are frequented by the students.
Programs are being developed to support learning with technology at these locations.
The Zamora Terán Foundation (FZT) made possible the first delivery of more than 3,000 XO to students and teachers from 9 schools in Sandino City, starting its project to turn Ciudad Sandino the first digital community in Managua, Nicaragua.
Zamora Teran Foundation May Newsletter:
Students and teachers at Allenbrook Elementary to utilize laptops to reinforce mathematics skills and engage in robotics discovery
CHARLOTTE, NC – May 20, 2013 – BELL and One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) are partnering this summer to enhance student learning and foster creativity and collaboration. At the Allenbrook Elementary School, the two nonprofits will integrate OLPC’s laptops and technology curriculum into the BELL Summer learning program. Th
Neonode’s Robust and Efficient Multisensing(R) Solution For Laptop Convertibles Debuts on Acclaimed OLPC Laptop Device
Neonode Inc., NEON +0.76% , the optical touch technology company, today announces that its robust, cost efficient and sustainably low-powered MultiSensing Technology is integrated into One Laptop Per Child’s (OLPC) new XO-4 Touch.
Rodrigo Arboleda, the CEO of One Laptop Per Child, tells the success story of how one laptop has revolutionized education through “non-profit entrepreneurship” and unveils its new Android tablet that will be available for sale in US Walmart stores – the 1st time OLPC goods are sold in America – in summer 2013.
One Laptop Per Child to receive contribution for each ClinicalKey search conducted at Medical Library Association conference, May 4-7 Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced a charitable donation to One Laptop Per Child (OLPC), a non-profit organization whose mission is to help provide every child in the world access to a modern education.
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The One Laptop Per Child organization is trying something new in two remote Ethiopian villages: simply dropping off tablet computers with preloaded programs and seeing what happens.
Last week we went to Wonchi, one of the two villages where the experiment is taking place. This is what we saw.
Nicholas Negroponte is an American architect best known as the founder and Chairman Emeritus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, and also known as the founder of the One Laptop per Child Association (OLPC).