Category Archives: Solomon Islands

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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Using the XOs in Patukae, and talking with the parents.

While I was visiting Patukae, the grade 6 students were taking a nation-wide exam. In order to ensure fairness, teachers from each school had to travel to a neighboring school to administer the exams–and stay there overnight. This was a … Continue reading

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