Monthly Archives: July 2011

Haitian Creole translations of OERs

I should have posted this sooner. My apologies. Haiti needs every bit of help it can get. I have written about the country’s ghastly past and present on Daily Kos. Translating Code: The Punishment of Haiti Waveplace is the NGO … Continue reading

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Chat with a friend

Joy Tang is the founder of One Village Foundation, a US non-profit with projects in Ghana, Nigeria, and elsewhere. She previously worked on international business strategy at Cisco Systems. Presently she is back in Taiwan organizing others around improving education … Continue reading

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Uruguay Request for Proposals to Replace Textbooks

Uruguay’s Plan Ceibal is in charge of Uruguay’s implementation of its One Laptop Per Child program, including configuring Sugar Software on its XOs, configuring and installing XS school servers, providing service and support, training teachers, and working on new curricula. … Continue reading

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Replacing textbooks with commercial products

The Sugar Labs program for replacing textbooks with free OERs is going to be up against stiff competition. We aren’t worried, but it is worthwhile to be aware of one’s opponents. Note that one of the reasons to prefer printed … Continue reading

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