Stories about Education from January, 2008
Hugo Miranda of Angel Caido [es] discusses the possibility of the One Laptop Per Child project in Bolivia.
Since Lee Myung Bak was elected as the next president of the Republic of Korea, an interesting wave seen on the internet is the rapid increase in netizens’ activities against Lee Myung Bak. They make anti-Lee Myung Bak campaigns based on policies he will focus on for the next government....
Josh Foust reviews a book and a news report, which both cover Stalin’s collectivization and subsequent famine that killed nearly 2 million Kazakhs—about half the country’s population at the time.
Children between 8 and 17 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, have been learning how to animate and film movies in the 20 year old El Mate Film School, with an abundant production of films, shorts, animations and a documentary or two.
Shortly after Eid al-Adha commenced, Moroccan residents are ready to celebrate the new year. Although New Year's Eve in Morocco is a bit more low-key than the holiday in Europe or the United States, families often celebrate at home, and (as you'll see from the blogoma), resolutions are made.
Luis Ramirez interviews Sergio Bitar [es], head of the Democracy Party in Chile, who was very interested in the One Laptop Per Child project when he worked in the Ministry of Education during the Ricardo Lagos administration.
IT Realms on OLPC debate in Nigeria: “Technology (IT) professionals are divided over the recent plan by the federal government to dump the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project.”
Dominica's “mountain chicken” is now on the endangered list. Steve's Dominica links to the story.