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Walter’s Talk at GIM

September 12, 2012 by


During his visit to India (see earlier post Walter Bender’s India Visit) Walter spoke at various public events. While in Goa, he also addressed the students of the Goa Institute of Management at their campus in Sanquelim, Goa. Here is the 3-part video of ‘Learning to Change the World’ – his talk at the Goa […]

Walter Bender’s India Visit

September 12, 2012 by


Walter Bender, founder of Sugar Labs, was in India during August 2012. Read the summary of his visit in his own words in this blog post.. I’ll be posting here about specific aspects of his visit and the follow up action and enthusiasm that it has triggered in the Sugar/OLPC community here, but till then, […]

Learning Shapes with the Turtle

July 12, 2012 by


On Monday 9th and Wednesday 11th of July 2012, we had two Turtle Art sessions with the children of Class 4 at Our Lady of Merces High School, Merces, Goa, India. Class 4 in this school has two divisions, each with around 55 children, so the two sessions were necessary for us to cover the […]

New Activities for the New Year

July 8, 2012 by


On Saturday July 7th, 2012, we conducted a Teachers’ Update Training session at Our Lady of Merces High School, Merces, Goa for the primary school teachers who have been involved with the OLPC project at the school. Besides Harriet Vidyasagar who has been with the Merces OLPC project since its inception, Bindi Dharia, an intern […]

Merces OLPC Reloaded

July 2, 2012 by


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 by


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 […]

Merces – Celebrating the pilot project

July 25, 2011 by


The pilot run of the Sugar-OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) project at Our Lady of Merces High School in Goa completed a year this month (July 2011), and we decided to celebrate this by having all the people involved in the project get together informally to share their thoughts and experiences about the project. Also, […]