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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