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OLPC in Uruguay - More than just Plan Ceibal - OLPC News
"One of my first takeaways from Uruguay is that OLPC here is so much more than just the official Plan Ceibal. I had always heard of the different organizations and groups of people doing OLPC related work in the country but it wasn't until I got here and started talking to some people that I realized just how many different entities are working in this space."
planceibal  uruguay  olpc 
august 2010 by robertogreco
Video: Plan Ceibal's Miguel Brechner at TEDxBuenosAires - OLPC News
"Back in April Plan Ceibal's head Miguel Brechner gave a presentation called "Revolutionizing social integration in Uruguay with One Laptop per Child" at TEDxBuenosAires. Not surprisingly the 16 minute talk is a great overview of Plan Ceibal and I feel it also serves as a good baseline for some of my upcoming articles about OLPC in Uruguay." [YouTube video URL:]
planceibal  olpc  miguelbrechner  uruguay  tedxbuenosaires 
august 2010 by robertogreco
ep - Sugar Digest 2010-07-29 [see also the bits responding to the Michael Truncano article]
"The final day of Squeakfest as was uplifting as my first day...There were reports from the field using Etoys and many “oh-the-things-you-can-do” presentations by
squeakfext  walterbender  olpc  sugar  sugralabs  etoys  education  computing  pedagogy  uruguay  planceibal  learning  christopherderndorfer  michaeltruncano  programming 
august 2010 by robertogreco
Museo Gurvich | Homenaje a Elsa Andrada (1920 - 2010)
"El objetivo de estos Talleres es ofrecer la experiencia de trabajar la imagen fotográfica, su digitalización, ampliación y selección con herramientas nuevas, como son las Xo del Plan Ceibal.
uruguay  museogurvich  photography  olpc  planceibal 
july 2010 by robertogreco
Funky, Futuristic XO Classrooms on YouTube Cannal Ceibal - OLPC News
"Did you know that the OLPC classrooms in Uruguay were futuristic designs from the 1970's? Talk a look at this video and check out the fly cribs for these kids. It reminds me of a set from Dr. Who or the original Star Trek - all those primary colors for every object in the room. Very cool in a flashback kinda way." [That's true, but what struck me even more was how the pedagogy seem to be from the 1970's too. If this is indicative of the classroom dynamic that Proyecto Ceibal is producing, I'm all of a sudden much *less* impressed by what's going on in Uruguay.]
proyectoceibal  uruguay  olpc  pedagogy  1970s  design  colors  teaching  learning  planceibal 
july 2010 by robertogreco
OLPC research - OLPC
"This page provides links to research reports related to the OLPC project. See also Experience, Constructionism, Reviews of OLPC, and Class Acts (a FLOSS Manuals community publication) for articles and other anecdotal evidence."
education  evaluation  olpc  research  constructivism  experience  planceibal  som  self-organizingmaps  maps  mapping 
june 2010 by robertogreco
The Economist on OLPC Uruguay: A Chequered Start - OLPC News
"As OLPC Uruguay nears it goal of suppling XO laptops to around 400,000 school children in 2,360 state primary schools in Uruguay, The Economist has taken a look at Plan Ceibal's success over the past three years."
olpc  uruguay  planceibal 
october 2009 by robertogreco
Rising Voices » Blogging Since Infancy: reducing the digital divide in Uruguay
"With the help of a Rising Voices Micro grant, Pablo Flores of Ceibal Plan will organize a series of workshops which will gather national and international bloggers with the young laptop-toting students to show them how to set up a blog and take advantage of other social media tools."
socialmedia  uruguay  education  literacy  blogging  children  schools  learning  olpc  digitaldivide  participatory  proyectoceibal  planceibal 
august 2008 by robertogreco
Proyecto CEIBAL Florida: Y si hablamos de creadores...
"Agustín Gallo y Cristian Fleitas son dos alumnos que concurren a la Escuela Nº 116 "República Argentina" de Florida. Ellos, luego de experimentar todos los recursos que nos brinda la XO, sintieron que estaban "aburridos". Gracias a la prima de Cristian descubrieron el Scratch y desde ese momento no lo abandonaron más."
olpc  uruguay  laptops  scratch  programming  learning  children  proyectoceibal  edg  srg  glvo  planceibal  coding  teaching 
august 2008 by robertogreco
OLPC News: An Update on XO Laptops in Uruguay
"best way to train in technology...start w/ small groups. After initial training they created working teams to visit school during class time. After a few training sessions, teachers felt comfortable with XO & didn't need further technical support."
olpc  teaching  training  professionaldevelopment  technology  ict  administration  management  schools  learning  uruguay  proyectoceibal  planceibal 
april 2008 by robertogreco
The XO Laptop: It’s the Software, Stupid | Xconomy
"laptops are getting into hands of developers...starting to use things they like & don’t...fixing the bugs...supporting each other. It has exceeded my expectations, the level to which the community has engaged in the proc
olpc  digitaldivide  uruguay  proyectoceibal  planceibal 
february 2008 by robertogreco
Rising Voices » Growing Up Blogging in Rural Uruguay
"The OLPC project in general, and its first deployment in the Uruguayan province of Florida specifically, have both attracted a good deal of international criticism."
uruguay  olpc  criticism  proyectoceibal  planceibal 
february 2008 by robertogreco
ivan krstić · code culture » First OLPC deployment: now it’s real.
"This week, Uruguay became the first-ever real, non-pilot deployment site of OLPC XO laptops. And I was there to hand out the first one."
1to1  olpc  uruguay  education  $100  activism  laptops  planceibal  1:1 
december 2007 by robertogreco

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