Tag Archives: OLPC

Download Cool Classic Math and Programming Books!

An old friend of mine, Dr. Barry Newell, is an astrophysicist who was was the Administrator (in the NASA sense) of Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories of the Australian National University. He now works on the dynamics of social-ecological systems. In his spare time (back in 1988), he wrote two classic books on Logo programming […]

Welcome to Constructing Modern Knowledge!

Dear Colleague: You are about to embark on a four-day learning adventure in which computers, construction, collaboration and creativity are all part of the learning process. Please put away your “teacher hat” and spend as much time as possible in the role of a learner. We hope you find the right personal balance between a […]

About Cynthia Solomon

Cynthia Solomon, Ed.D. Dr. Solomon currently works full-time as part of the One Laptop Per Child Foundation’s Learning Team. She was recently the Technology Integration Coordinator at Monsignor Haddad Middle School in Needham, MA and before that taught at Milton Academy for eight years. She is a pioneer in the fields of computer science and […]