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Merces OLPC Reloaded

July 2, 2012

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After a year of uncertainty the grey clouds have finally lifted from the OLPC program at Our Lady of Merces High School, Merces, Goa. We had a good visit to the school this morning – July 2nd 2012. The new principal Loretta Colaco, who has joined the school very recently, was very supportive. But the […]

Geometry Camp at Merces School

April 7, 2012

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The OLPC program at Our Lady of Merces High School, Merces, Goa, India experienced a minor setback in this academic year 2011 – 2012. However, despite all the uncertainty over the medium of instruction the XO classes did begin In November 2011 albeit irregularly. We were able to organise a Geometry camp on April 2nd […]

What Next?

October 14, 2011

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Just when everything seemed to be going great guns, especially with the Merces school including the XO class in their academic timetable for 3rd & 4th grade and other schools showing interest in starting the Sugar-OLPC program, we find ourselves faced with issues that make it difficult to catapult to the next level, in fact […]

Digital Storytelling with Sugar on XOs

April 13, 2011

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Today we concluded the 10 day ‘Digital Storytelling in Sugar’ workshop at Our Lady of Merces High School, Merces, Goa. We had 25 children (12 boys, 13 girls) of grades 3 and 4 who registered for this workshop. It was hugely successful and the growing involvement of the children over the 10 days and the […]

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