Rewind. Recap.

The week that was…

With the $10 laptop not in sight, India went ahead and bought 25,000 OLPCs. While English skills of Dharavi teachers are improving through a unique initiative, you can pay online and adopt a school in Karnataka. Bollywood songs are helping Indians to read and Americans are being taught Maths the Indian way.

Check out the Kahani movement which aims to “capture untold stories from first-generation South Asians in the U.S. and provide those stories with a platform to be heard”. You can also read about our Skype sessions with 4th graders at Central Manor, Pennsylvania. Visit the the Official Whitehouse Photostream and view the pictures published under a Creative Commons license. Take a look at the announcements from last week and the Twitter links we blogged about.

It was heartening to see Bubisher: a bus of books for kids in Western Sahara. We loved the concept behind the Tallest Story Competition which brought Indian tribal art to life. Do take some time out to watch this cartoon for children’s rights to education.

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