Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


Top White Papers

More on LinuxToday


OLPC Deployment in the Greek village of Sminthi

Sep 01, 2009, 16:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Xenofon Papadopoulos)

[ Thanks to Xenofon Papadopoulos for this link. ]

"In Greece, as well as elsewhere, a group of school teachers, academics and open source developers formed an initiative to promote the adoption of OLPC in the Greek primary and secondary education. The initiative promoted the use of the OLPC tools and created tutorials for the development of educational applications on the platform. Furthermore, it proceeded to develop educational content based on concepts included in the school books, including material on astronomy, physics and mathematics[4].

"The original model of deployment as conceived by the OLPC was based on large scale orders by the central government and distribution to the students by the Ministry of Education. As the original model failed to deliver, our team attempted to exploit what it perceived as the legacy of the OLPC project:"

Complete Story

Related Stories: