When is school cool and the teacher comes to class and says Good Morning children, now open your computers. Yes, it is not open your books but open your computers when class commence at the Seelarathana primary school in Ganemulla, on the outskirts of the capital Colombo.
Are the kids happy?
A lesson in progress: the children are taking their own photos of plants, from the built-in camera on their XO computers.
How did this come about? When did this program start? What is this program? Are there more schools in Sri Lanka that have these facilities?
The third episode of the Say IT! Look@ program also looks at the World Bank’s Access to Information Policy which became operative on July 1, 2010. How will this “Open Sesame” to information affect academics and University students?
Want to know more about us, tune into the http://blogs.worldbank.org/sayitlookat on ETV tomorrow July 3, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.
Repeat on 10 July, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. on ETV.