Video:Kenyans in Diaspora Join the Lead to Change the World of Learning in Rural Kenya: One Child Per Laptop Initiative

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By Sam Mwaura/Samrack Media

Video:Kenyans in Diaspora Join the Lead to Change the World of Learning in Rural Kenya: One Child Per Laptop Initiative

“The role of the teacher is to create the conditions for invention rather than provide ready-made knowledge.” Seymour Papert
Thanks to Seymour Papert

Seymour Papert was a driving force behind Maine’s law providing every 7th & 8th grader with a laptop and the One Laptop Per Child Foundation

A collaboration of Small Solutions Big Ideas and One Planet Education Network (OPEN) is committed to contributing to development of educational and environmental endeavors’ in Kenya.

The two American based organizations have launched series of educational programs in Kenya that encourage students to address real-world challenges using technology and adventure learning games.

In an exciting panel discussion,demo and fundraiser event at the Cambridge Innovation Center, lead education experts and technology innovators from MIT Media Lab and Harvard shared their experiences and insights about latest developments in educational games and other related technology based learning programs.

This is to prepare learners and teachers to gain unique access to emerging market economies and contribute to the global marketplace of ideas.
Small Solutions Big Ideas is a non-profit that brings rural technology to rural communities in Kenya and other parts of Africa. It has been operating in Kenya schools since 2010 It is committed to bridging digital divide by empowering children with laptops, the One Child per Laptop Sugar and XO technology.

Twenty Things To Do With a Computer

Thanks to Seymour Papert

Seymour Papert was a driving force behind Maine’s law providing every 7th & 8th grader with a laptop and the One Laptop Per Child Foundation

Offered by Cynthia Solomon

1. Create a programming language for children 2. Create constructionist activities: make sense by making things 3. Make playful learning environments with turtles and robots 4. Explore turtle geometry as a first visit to Mathland 5. Program animated graphics 6. Interact with multiple turtles 7. Emphasize Debugging as a powerful tool 8. Show that text is not the only interface with the computer 9. Create microworlds—new kinds of places for children to explore 10. Make robots and turtles with sensors 11. Make computer controlled sandboxes, puppets, bridges 12. Influence AI and education 13. Promote a computer for every child 14. Help build the Media Lab Mathland for big kids 15. Reach children in developing countries 16. Give children both physical and mental objects to think with 17. Invoke anthropomorphic thinking 18. Use the “little person” model to explain recursion 19. Inspire us to create new things through papers and books e.g., “20 Things to Do with a Computer”, “Teaching Children Thinking” “Teaching Children to Be Mathematicians vs. Teaching Mathematics”,and Mindstorms: Children, Computers and Powerful Ideas. 20. Recursion line: think of 20 more things

Sandra Thaxter in Bura in Taita with students
We are a non-profit 501c  100 % volunteer run organization, leveraging our expertise in business, non-profit management, international development, and leadership in the newest e-learning technologies to benefit.
http://www.smallsolutionsbigideas.org/

Video:Kenyans in Diaspora Join the Lead to Change the World of Learning in Rural Kenya: One Child Per Laptop Initiative Reviewed by on March 28, 2017 .

By Sam Mwaura/Samrack Media Video:Kenyans in Diaspora Join the Lead to Change the World of Learning in Rural Kenya: One Child Per Laptop Initiative “The role of the teacher is to create the conditions for invention rather than provide ready-made knowledge.” Seymour Papert Thanks to Seymour Papert Seymour Papert was a driving force behind Maine’s

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