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Walter Bender’s India Visit

September 12, 2012 by

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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

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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

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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 […]

Geometry Camp at Merces School

April 7, 2012 by

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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 […]

Teachers at Merces do Turtle Blocks

January 22, 2011 by

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We had a couple of good training sessions with the Merces primary teachers (last Saturday 16th Jan, and today 22nd Jan). Showed them Turtle Blocks and after an initial struggle understanding the process, they seem quite comfortable with it now. We had them drawing hexagons, triangles and letters of the alphabet – they struggled quite […]