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[Techreport.com] OLPC project drops tablets into remote villages

There has been much debate about whether tablets belong in classrooms. Based on the results of an experiment by the One Laptop Per Child organization, perhaps the debate will shift to whether traditional classrooms belong. The OLPC folks dropped boxes filled with tablets into two remote African villages. The tablets were loaded with books, movies, and educational software, but no instructions were provided apart from guidance on how to use the included solar charging station. Technology Review has the goods on what happened next, straight from OLPC founder Nicholas Negroponte:

Apparently, the children in these villages had never seen printed materials before. The fact that they were able to use the tablets—and learn from them without the aid of ...

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