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Re: [olpc-software] age target?

On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 11:44:46AM +0530, Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay wrote:
> Joshua N Pritikin wrote:
> > What will probably happen with OLPC is that these teachers will devise
> > software to teach multiplcation _in_the_same_way_.  Farfetched?  You are
> > invited to watch a VCD I found which presents multiplication tables to
> > music.
> Surely you don't mean that the OLPC does not have the momentum to
> generate content which will allow the contents of the curricula to be
> taught in some other format.

I certainly _hope_ that OLPC changes what is taught and how it is
taught.  ;-)

All I am suggesting is that it may take more time for this change to
occur than anybody expects.

> What normally happens is that learning
> projects which are computer based (I don't like to tag them as Computer
> Based Learning) generally tend to 'mimic' the regular MO of teaching in
> classroom.

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