Practical Insights on One Laptop Per Child

5 Reasons Why Educational Laptops Were Doomed in Papua New Guinea

5 Reasons Why Educational Laptops Were Doomed in Papua New Guinea

Published on: Mar 28 2019 by Wayan Vota - 14 Comments
Back in the day, One Laptop Per Child promised a digital revolution in education. By handing out “$100 laptops” to children, and for the most part sidelining...
12 Considerations in Designing ICTs to Better Support Children

12 Considerations in Designing ICTs to Better Support Children

Published on: Nov 25 2013 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
In both the developing and developed world there has been increasing debate about the role of teachers in the 21st century, particularly in the context of widening...
XO Tablet Hands On Review: Wow, OLPC Finally Got It Right!

XO Tablet Hands On Review: Wow, OLPC Finally Got It Right!

Published on: Aug 09 2013 by Wayan Vota - 9 Comments
When the XO-1 Laptop first came out in 2006, I was in awe of the hardware innovations. From bunny ears for better WiFi to a hardened swivel-screen top, to its...
What Does OLPC Peru Teach Us About ICT in Education?

What Does OLPC Peru Teach Us About ICT in Education?

Published on: Apr 13 2012 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on What Does OLPC Peru Teach Us About ICT in Education?
One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) has been a part of a larger ICT4E discussion, which has included ongoing debate over the effectiveness of the XO and its various...
What do Randomized Control Trial results from OLPC Peru mean for ICT4E?

What do Randomized Control Trial results from OLPC Peru mean for ICT4E?

Published on: Mar 07 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on What do Randomized Control Trial results from OLPC Peru mean for ICT4E?
In 2007, Peru announced it would distribute tens of thousands of XO laptops from One Laptop Per Child to children in rural schools across the country, and expanded...