Category Archives: Education and Technology

Many Kids – Not Enough Laptops

Join Our Campaign: Our goal is to provide 120 devices to Hands of Charity Programs. Who knew that from every corner of these hill towns children emerge and the schools are overflowing. This was where we landed 6 years ago. … Continue reading

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Why Africa is Important

It’s not just that Africa is important, it has always been important, what I want to say is that Africa is a critical part of our future as Americans.  In the next ten to twenty years, the maturing second generation … Continue reading

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Gabon Maze

Small Solutions Big Ideas Connect Kids February vacation program was introducing simple games to our students.  Mazes are early games that children play, and also a favorite in the Sugar XO Activities that our students in Kenya have been using … Continue reading

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Children of the World are Our Most Precious Resource

Rethinking Learning & Seymour at MIT yesterday.  It was called ‘thinking about thinking about Seymour. Yesterday Alan Papert, his family and myself participated in an event at MIT gathering the Seymour Papert people together to ‘rethink’ his message and what we … Continue reading

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Learning by Doing, Solving Real World Problems – Using Technology

Butonge primary school. – class seven Understanding the Environment: Forests and Fields: We used paint activity to choose colors according to the surrounding features. They drew a green vegetation as a simple of a place having enough rainfall and a … Continue reading

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Deepening Learning

How do we change learning?  It’s not just about getting computers and teaching kids to use them,  it is about deepening and accelerating the learning.  Change attitudes and a vision of what learning can be. In the 21st century model … Continue reading

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Marketplace Center : Kids Won’t Leave – Numbers are Growing

Bonaventure Masika sitting recharging the laptops is the leader of the teaching team – a growing group. From 1st of December 2012 to 15 December 2012, we have been averagely dealing with 40 kids in our centre daily from Monday … Continue reading

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XO Laptops? What are they? Kids Role Plays

These students and their teacher Bonaventure Masika have done a great job dramatizing the XO laptop for Kenyan kids. http://youtu.be/-ip8UP4RtTs http://youtu.be/dNZ8e_Lsnk8

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XO Laptops at Math Camp

Math Camp in Kisumu Brings XO Laptop Kids Together with Kids from Other Parts of Kenya:  all having fund with Math and the XO laptops 12/08/2012-Sunday It was a great day for xo club members representatives to visit Kisumu city … Continue reading

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Salisbury Boys and Girls Club XO Club

A Letter from A Member of the XO Club in Salisbury at the Boys and Girl’s Club to Bukokholo, Butonge and Kibeu kids. Hi my name is  Olivia and I’m telling you about Salisbury in Salisbury there is a lot … Continue reading

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