Curriculum Jam Manila

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Organizing this Jam has been proposed as a Summer of Content project. See Curriculum Jam Manila SoCon for details.

In A Nutshell

Curriculum Jam Manila
Where: ACSAT Baliuag - Check the Venue
When: October 6-7, 2007
Goal: In less than 3 days, create and test a series of learning activities that can teach children around the world about Filipino life and culture and some other subject at the same time. Release this content freely to the world. See what happens.

What is a Curriculum Jam? A Curriculum Jam is an OLPC Jam devoted towards producing curricula or more generally, learning activities - a complete experience that a student or a group of students can do either alone or with a teacher in order to learn something.

Cannot attend the Jam, Watch the Live online Stream on October 6-7 Website: to be posted here: http://olpcph.multiply.com

Introduction

OLPC is organizing a Curriculum Jam in Manila, scheduled for the first weekend of October (5-7). We'll be working with teachers around the world who are running Curriculum Jams in their countries at the same time. We'll be creating learning activities - developing miniature classes (45-minute lessons) to teach (anything we want) to local schoolchildren, who will actually take the classes on Sunday afternoon and give feedback on how to make the learning experiences better. After the Jam, we'll upload all the lessons plans we've generated to the internet and release them under an open content license so that other teachers around the world can do the same thing with their classes.

Participation in the Jam is appreciated. To apply, click here.

What is a Jam?

An OLPC Jam is a content creation crunch that gets participants from idea to reality in just a few days. By the end of the Jam, you'll have something finished to test with local schoolchildren (who serve as judges for the event). It's a great way to get started developing for OLPC. Click here to learn more.

I want to participate!

Jams are collaboratively organized events, so the best way to get started is to just dive in and introduce yourself. Participating in this Jam? Have ideas? Want to coordinate rides, teams, projects, or talk about the Jam? Edit the Jam Talk Page!

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