Pablo Flores

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In this paper, we discuss children's and teachers' experiences in a small rural town in Uruguay where every child in elementary school has received a laptop from the OLPC Foundation. In conducting activities in classrooms, observing children, and speaking with their teachers we found that the laptops have had a positive impact so far, with children(More)
In this position paper, we present our experience, findings and interests related to a pilot One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) experience in Uruguay. Through observation, participatory activities and interviews we have found that so far, in spite of several problems with connectivity, input devices, and software design, the laptops are having a positive impact on(More)
Per Child (OLPC) Foundation in 2005 with the goal of providing poor children with low-cost laptops designed to enhance the learning process. While much of the press about OLPC has focused on the cost of the laptops, their design incorporates many novel elements in both hardware and software [1]. In some ways OLPC may be the largest experiment in the history(More)
In January 2011 the Journal of Humanistic Mathematics (JHM) published its first issue. JHM ( is an online-only, peer-reviewed, open-access journal which has passed the all-important ten-thousand-download barrier in its first anniversary. In order to remain faithful to the fundamental principles of open access, JHM uses(More)
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