OLPCorps MIT Kenya Curriculum
MIT OLPC Curriculum
-Volunteer training, orientation
-Introduction to the computer
-Basic functions (operating system, keyboard, camera, microphone, antennae, etc)
-Make a movie day
-Basic applications, internet access
-Bring a question from home and search for it on the internet
-Friday: educational game day!
-How a computer works (take it apart)
-How we can use the technology to better life
-Advanced functions -> basic programming, websites, (depends on how they are doing)
-Learn how to network
-Team based network computer game
-Chat with other countries, teams in other countries, etc
-Spread the word!
-Pen-pals with volunteers, each other, and children in other countries
-Project week: do a project on Kenya – anything ranging from sports to history to culture. Children will split up into groups of 5-10 and work together using their knowledge over the week to make a project about Kenya. This will take 3-4 days.
-Class computer game day
-Review of what we’ve learned
-Last day – wrap up, feedback day, what they’ve learned, how they can spread this into the future.