[IAEP] a little magic, Jamaica style!

Caryl Bigenho cbigenho at hotmail.com
Sat May 19 14:42:27 EDT 2012

What a wonderful project!  I'm envious of all you people have accomplished and am looking forward to the call tomorrow to see how I might get involved, from afar for a while, maybe in person later!


> From: sverma at sfsu.edu
> Date: Sat, 19 May 2012 09:32:16 -0700
> To: olpc-jamaica at lists.laptop.org; olpc-sf at lists.laptop.org; olpc-open at lists.laptop.org; grassroots at lists.laptop.org; marketing at lists.sugarlabs.org; iaep at lists.sugarlabs.org
> Subject: [IAEP] a little magic, Jamaica style!
> A short clip to show how our effort in Jamaica has been growing, one
> step at a time, with one XO, a few XOS (thank you, Contributor
> Program) and then some more, and then the idea begins to take root.
> Those smiles you see are real. So are the math scores. And fototoons.
> And the kid who goes around the school yard in August Town
> (http://olpcMAP.net?id=813006), documenting sources of water using
> Record, for his "Water Cycle" lesson in Grade 4. Or the six year old
> at Providence Basic (http://olpcMAP.net?id=810009) who has figured out
> - on his own - to modify Python code in Pippy to make his own version
> of the games in there.
> Kudos to everyone who has helped make this a reality, all the way back
> to the first meeting on September 5, 2008 at the University of the
> West Indies, Jamaica. Of course, many are still plugging away and will
> continue to do so.
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMAZlPWCkw4
> We're jammin',
> Sameer
> -- 
> Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
> Professor, Information Systems
> San Francisco State University
> http://verma.sfsu.edu/
> http://commons.sfsu.edu/
> http://olpcsf.org/
> http://olpcjamaica.org.jm/
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