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A jaw-dropping little video about those Ethiopian children who explored and learned from the Motorola tablets given to them with no instruction!

From Fareed Zacharia:


"Ethiopia has one of the highest illiteracy rates in the world, and the village of Wonchi is no exception. Nobody there can read or write. That’s why I was astonished when I saw what Nicholas Negroponte’s One Laptop per Child organization did there.

They dropped 20 Motorola tablets, preloaded with mostly literacy apps, in the village with no instructions. Within four minutes, one boy had found the on/off switch – an unknown entity in these parts – and he then taught the others. In a few days, they were each using about 50 apps each.



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Thanks for sharing! 


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Whoops. Looks like I must have accidentally posted this twice within a few minutes - I guess it wasn't clear that it had worked on the first attempt. headscratch.gif   Lillian

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