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Could Computers Be the Answer to Peace? Ask Kids from Karabakh!

Michele Borba May 6, 2013 Comments Off on Could Computers Be the Answer to Peace? Ask Kids from Karabakh!

How the One Laptop per Child project, NUR and children in a land far away called Karabakh may teach us the secret to positive social change for developing countries and even peaceful coexistence I’ve

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Five Educational Lessons I Learned from Kids Around the World

Michele Borba August 2, 2012 Comments Off on Five Educational Lessons I Learned from Kids Around the World

Why I’m proud to serve as the Goodwill Ambassador for the One Laptop per Child Project I’ve been a teacher, writer and researcher for over thirty years and like many, I’m haunted knowing that

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Nurturing Empathy Must Be a Conscious Parenting Decision

Michele Borba April 5, 2012 Comments Off on Nurturing Empathy Must Be a Conscious Parenting Decision

Simple ways to cultivate our children’s empathy all year round In today’s world of instant updates and on-demand media, we are often bombarded with horrific images and stories from around the globe of people

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XO Laptop On Display At MoMA! #olpc

Michele Borba March 18, 2012 Comments Off on XO Laptop On Display At MoMA! #olpc

While in New York last week I was sure to get my hot ticket to the Museum of Modern Art. I had to see for myself the one exhibit that was priceless. No, I

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One Laptop Per Child Project Changes Nicaraguan Children’s Lives

Michele Borba March 11, 2012 Comments Off on One Laptop Per Child Project Changes Nicaraguan Children’s Lives

Did you know that over one billion children in the world never will receive an education—walk in a classroom door—learn their ABC’s or even basic counting and math skills–unless something drastic is done to

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How Kids in Rwanda Taught Me the Power of Giving

Michele Borba January 18, 2012 Comments Off on How Kids in Rwanda Taught Me the Power of Giving

Education has always been a passion of mine. Moral development and nurturing children’s compassion and empathy are the essence of my work. So when General Mills asked me if I’d like to be a

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