[Its.an.education.project] Sugar on the EEE PC

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Fri May 9 20:46:51 EDT 2008

Not disagreeing about importance, but this is again a question of access and
not of ownership.  "1:1" in the classroom without ownership may not provide
access at home.  ownership without power infrastructure may not provide

remembering the 6 years he had computer-dependent courses before getting his
own laptop

On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 7:37 PM, Jim Gettys <jg at laptop.org> wrote:

> 1:1 is really *very* important, for many reasons, not the least of which
> is the following:
> If a teacher cannot *rely* on a child having access to a computer for
> teaching their class and/or homework, you are, in essence, asking them
> to greatly *increase* their work-load, by having to prepare two
> curricula, one computer based, and one conventionally based (on paper,
> chalkboard, or in extreme cases dirt).  Teaching is tough enough as it
> is without making the teacher's workload go up.
>                              - Jim
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> Jim Gettys <jg at laptop.org>
> One Laptop Per Child
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