Very good piece this is keep me up to date on this one please.
At lease this is a more forward move for the Jamaicans children to further their knowledge in the use of Technology.
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- Jamaican Inspiration (petchary.wordpress.com)
- Win Trip #3 To Jamaica (myq105.cbslocal.com)
- Morning morning morning;-) – St Ann’s Bay, Jamaica (travelpod.com)
- Jamaica to use Usain Bolt to woo tourists (thehindu.com)
- Jamaica braces for heavy rain from Ernesto (cbsnews.com)
- ‘Smile, you’re in Jamaica’ (midnightraverblog.com)
Recently I had a conversation with Sameer Verma of San Francisco State University about an innovative venture he’s involved with — the One Laptop per Child project. Verma, an open source software (OSS) activist, was invited by Professor Evan Duggan, Executive Director of the Mona School of Business and new Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of the West Indies, Mona, whom he went to school with, to spearhead the OLPC project in Jamaica. According to the OLPC Jamaica website:
OLPC Jamaica is a general interest group for the One Laptop per Child initiatives in Jamaica. The group started at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, Jamaica on 5th September, 2008. Compelled by the belief that the OLPC has considerable potential for enhancing the efficient delivery, and improved Pedagogy in early childhood education in Jamaica, OLPC Jamaica intends to foster interest, generate ideas…
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