Children should be making things: laptop.org

“In fact, one of the saddest but most common conditions in elementary school computer labs […] is the children are being trained to use Word, Excel and PowerPoint. […] I consider that criminal, because children should be making things, communicating, exploring, sharing, not running office automation tools.”
— Nicholas Negroponte, chairman One laptop per child

In Novel software drives ‘$100 laptop’ – cnn.com

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