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Stories about OLPC Uruguay

Blogging Since Infancy: Blogging Workshops In The Schools

After the implementation of the Ceibal project all of the schoolchildren and primary teachers in Uruguay have now their own laptop. With the help of a Rising Voices micro-grant, several...

Rising Voices At The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2010 In Santiago, Chile (Part 1)

The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2010 took place earlier this month at Santiago Public Library in the capital of Chile. Over 200 people from 60 countries attended the summit,...

Blogging Since Infancy: Award Winning XO Bloggers – Part 2

In December, 2009 we reported that the Rising Voices grantee OLPC Uruguay (Blogging Since Infancy) co-sponsored and supported the first ever national school Blogging contest for students in Uruguay who...

Blogging Since Infancy: Award Winning XO Bloggers – Part 1

Last month we reported that the Rising Voices grantee OLPC Uruguay (Blogging Since Infancy) co-sponsored and supported the first ever national school Blogging contest for students in Uruguay who use...

OLPC Uruguay: Successful Completion Of National Blogging Competition

Tus Ideas Valen (Your Ideas Are) is the contest of ideas and projects for the incorporation of innovation by the young people of Uruguay. Tus Ideas Valen arranged the First...

[Video] Interview with Pablo Flores

The day after Pablo Flores gave his presentation at the Ars Electronica Symposium about cloud technologies and education we were able to sit down with him for a few minutes...

Rising Voices at Ars Electronica and Highway Africa

It was a busy weekend for three Rising Voices grantee projects as representatives from Blogging Since Infancy, Voces Bolivianas, Abidjan Blog Camps, and HiperBarrio all spoke about their projects at...

[Video] Pablo Flores at Ars Electronica

Pablo Flores from Plan Ceibal, Uruguay's One Laptop Per Chile project, and Blogging Since Infancy presented at this year's Ars Electronica Symposium on Cloud Intelligence. Pablo asked the audience to...

Ceibal Jam!: Creating Local Applications for Educational Needs in Uruguay

Ceibal Jam! is a community of volunteer programmers, instructors, and technologists who have all come together to develop educational applications for the XO laptops that are now in the hands...

Making Uruguay's 300,000 Laptops Count – Part I

Engineering a single laptop to serve the educational needs of young students throughout the developing world was probably the easiest piece of the puzzle. Helping teachers incorporate the new machines...

Uruguay: One Blog Per Child

The first two years of Project Ceibal have been characterized by implementation and incubation. The laptops have been deployed to schools, manuals have been created, tech savvy volunteer groups have...

Blog Action Day: Poverty and citizen media

On the eve of the Blog Action Day 2008 Poverty Rising Voices discusses how citizen media can raise awareness and initiate actions to eradicate poverty.

Blogging Since Infancy: Transforming Uruguay

Ever since the Uruguay government had started to implement the Ceibal project, with the goal of providing one free XO laptop to every public school student, a transformation has began....