Monthly Archives: October 2010

Talking with Parents & Teachers in Batuna, Solomon Islands

Once again in Batuna, I was fortunate enough to be able to speak with both parents and teachers of the students participating in the OLPC program. The parents with whom I spoke are pictured below. The parents attested to the … Continue reading

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Batuna (Part I)

The next school I visited was in Batuna, a half-hour canoe trip from Patukae. Mavin, one of the primary teachers from Patukae, accompanied me. (She is pictured above.) There are three schools in the Marovo Lagoon participating in the OLPC … Continue reading

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Talking with the Primary Teachers in Patukae

Just after talking with the parents at Patukae, I had the opportunity to speak with the primary school teachers. I had already spoken with some of them individually, as this was my second day in Patukae and I had observed … Continue reading

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