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OLPC Canada: Celebrating Indigenous Voices on World Radio Day

OLPC Canada: Celebrating Indigenous Voices on World Radio Day What do elders think about technology? OLPC Canada is proud to celebrate World Radio Day by sharing a brief clip of an interview hosted by Grade 5 Student Aiden, speaking with Saugeen First Nation Elder and Ojibway Language Instructor Reeta Root. Aiden asks “What do elders think […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 2017700 Views

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Royal Treatment for OLPC and Indigenous Youth

Indigenous youth get the Royal treatment On September 28th, 2016, One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada Executive Director Jennifer Martino had the unique opportunity to speak to Prince William and Kate Middleton about the role of OLPC technology in revitalizing Indigenous languages. OLPC was invited by the Prince’s Charities of Canada to participate in a Royal […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 2016661 Views

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Royal visit has lasting impact for Indigenous students in the Yukon

Royal visit has lasting impact for Indigenous students in the Yukon WHITEHORSE – The Royal Visit to the Yukon has left a lasting impact for students of the Dusk’a Head Start Family Learning Centre, where 29 children received laptops and books from One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada, the Prince’s Charities of Canada and TD […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 2016921 Views

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Sponsors bring technology to Indigenous classrooms with OLPC Canada

Credits: OLPCCanada Published on Sep 26, 2016 One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada enhances education for Indigenous students by providing access to technology rich in educational and cultural content. Make a tangible impact on Indigenous education today by sponsoring a classroom or community. For more information visit www.olpccanada.com Have a video, podcast or story you […]

by pmnationtalk on September 29, 2016644 Views

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Royal Visit Results in New Technology for Indigenous Students in the Yukon

FOR RELEASE – MON. SEPTEMBER 26th Royal Visit Results in New Technology for Indigenous Students in the Yukon WHITEHORSE – On Wednesday September 28th, their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit the the Duska Head Start Family Learning Centre in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, to unveil a new book written in the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 2016888 Views

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Hopedale Youth Get Big Tech Boost From Vale

Hopedale, Newfoundland and Labrador, July 19 2016 – Youth at the Nanuk Community Centre now have access to 20 tablets and 2 computer stations, thanks to an application by AngajukKak Marjorie Flowers to the not-for-profit organization One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada. “Times have changed so quickly in our community and technology is a must, especially for our Youth” said […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 2016988 Views

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Category: YouthVideo

Bridge the Digital Divide for Aboriginal Youth with OLPC Canada

Credits: OLPCCanada Published on Jun 21, 2016 Become a partner of One Laptop per Child Canada and help to bridge the digital divide for Aboriginal youth. We provide Indigenous students with access to 21st century educational tools in classrooms and community hubs nationwide. www.olpccanada.com Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here […]

by pmnationtalk on June 21, 2016788 Views

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OLPC Celebrating Youth on National Aboriginal Day

National Aboriginal Day –  Celebrating Youth National Aboriginal Day is an occasion for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. In our daily work with Aboriginal communities nationwide, OLPC Canada has the privilege to witness first hand the incredible creativity and innovative spirit of Aboriginal youth. Today we […]

by pmnationtalk on June 21, 2016626 Views

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New Technology Boosts Literacy in Nunavut and Nunavik

Media Release For Immediate Release June 6, 2016 New Technology Boosts Literacy in Nunavut and Nunavik TORONTO – Classrooms in Tasiujaq and Qikiqtarjuaq received a big tech boost this week with the introduction of 60 educational tablets provided by One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada and TD Bank Group. The tablets are designed with child […]

by pmnationtalk on June 6, 20161175 Views

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Split Lake Students Reboot Class with Tech Tools

For Immediate Release Split Lake Students Reboot Class with Tech Tools Thompson, Manitoba, May 30th, 2016 – Grade 4 students at Chief Sam Cooke School in Tataskweyak Cree Nation are rebooting their classrooms thanks to a donation by One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada and Vale. The students have received child-friendly tablets designed by OLPC […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 20161099 Views

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Local Aboriginal Youth Get New Tech Tools for School

For Immediate Release Local Aboriginal Youth Get New Tech Tools for School Sudbury, Ontario, April 15th, 2016 – This week 50 Aboriginal youth in Sudbury and Wahnapitae First Nation will have new educational technology tools thanks to a donation by One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada and Vale. The students will receive personal tablets designed […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 20161061 Views

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Education Technology for Aboriginal Students – OLPC Canada

Credits: Jennifer Martino Published on Mar 1, 2016 OLPC Canada provides 21st century educational tools to Aboriginal students nationwide. To date, we have connected more than 60 Aboriginal education programs and 9,000 students to technology designed with children in mind. Please help raise awareness about this initiative by sharing this video. It takes a network […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 2016900 Views

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Rebooting Back to School for Aboriginal Youth

Rebooting Back to School for Aboriginal Youth 400,000 Aboriginal children head back to school this fall Back to school marks an exciting time for children nationwide. For many of the more than 400,000 Aboriginal children in Canada, back to school means return to the very centre of community life. Schools are a place to explore curriculum and actively […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 20151234 Views

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TD donates $100,000 in support of tech boost for Aboriginal education: More than 1200 students to benefit

Release — Toronto – June 22, 2015 TD donates $100,000 in support of tech boost for Aboriginal education: More than 1200 students to benefit For hundreds of Aboriginal youth attending camp this summer, learning will have a decidedly technological flair. Thanks to an ongoing partnership between One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada, TD Bank Group […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 20151485 Views

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PotashCorp invests in technology for Aboriginal education

For immediate release PotashCorp invests in technology for Aboriginal education Saskatoon, May 19, 2015– More than 200 local Aboriginal students started the school week off with a special boost thanks to new educational technology donated by PotashCorp and One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada. Elementary schools located in Muskoday First Nation and Whitecap Dakota First […]

by pmnationtalk on May 20, 20151394 Views

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Northern Manitoba Schools See Tech investment for Aboriginal Students

Toronto – February 26, 2015 Northern Manitoba schools see tech investment for Aboriginal students In Northern Manitoba, three schools and 120 Aboriginal students have received educational tablets thanks to an ongoing partnership between Vale and One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada. Thicket Portage, Pikwitonei and Mel Johnson School were selected to receive child friendly educational […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 20152509 Views

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OLPC Canada is holding a contest to develop a logo representing the organization.

          OLPC Canada is holding a contest to develop a logo representing the organization. The winning logo will appear on technology distributed to Aboriginal youth, letterhead, business cards and documents.  One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada enhances education for Aboriginal youth by providing students with technological tools designed for creative, innovative, […]

by ecnationtalk on January 6, 20151468 Views

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New Educational Technology for Aboriginal Youth in Ontario First Nations

New Educational Technology for Aboriginal Youth in Ontario First Nations Toronto, – November 20, 2014 – Aboriginal children in two Ontario First Nations have new learning tools thanks to a partnership between Vale and One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada.  Sagamok and Atikameksheng Anishnawbek were selected to receive child friendly laptops and tablets as part […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20141754 Views

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Young Leaders Reboot Classrooms for Aboriginal Youth

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Young Leaders Reboot Classrooms for Aboriginal Youth Toronto – September 2, 2014 – Back-to-school is an exciting time for One laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada, as Aboriginal youth return to technology equipped classrooms and new educational programs join the OLPC network. This year, more than 300 additional Aboriginal youth in Ontario, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 20141581 Views

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10 Remote Communities Receive Educational Technology

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10 Remote Communities Receive Educational Technology  Toronto, — July 28, 2014 – One Laptop per Child Canada (OLPC) and TD Bank Group announce the addition of 10 remote communities to the OLPC network. In the month of July, 400 customized tablets have been distributed to Frontier College Aboriginal Literacy Summer […]

by ecnationtalk on July 28, 20143677 Views

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Students of First Nation School receive laptops from One Laptop per Child Canada

For Immediate Release Students of First Nation School receive laptops fromOne Laptop per Child Canada Toronto, ON – May 14, 2013 – Eighty students of First Nations School of Toronto will receive laptops today as part of the National pilot program One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada. A program of The Belinda Stronach Foundation (TBSF), OLPC […]

by mmnationtalk on May 14, 20132812 Views

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