Monthly Archives: May 2012

Local Content and Political Will in Rwanda

Rwanda is trying to become the third country to roll out XOs to all of its primary-school children, after Peru and Uruguay. The eventual aim is to make Rwanda the high-tech hub of Africa, beating out even South Africa. Here … Continue reading

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Collaborative lesson planning in Japan

A basic idea of the Prussian system of education starting in the 18th century was the application of factory automation principles of production efficiency from the Industrial Revolution. In this system, every student would learn the same lesson from the … Continue reading

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EduJam! Prizes for Sugar Activities by children

The much-criticized article in The Economist claiming that OLPC has been a failure in PerĂº begins: GIVING a child a computer does not seem to turn him or her into a future Bill Gates—indeed it does not accomplish anything in … Continue reading

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