Saturday, June 13, 2009

More links ...

  1. Study criticizes laptops for children scheme [Summarizes a recent study of the OLPC program in Ethiopia].

  2. Jon Dron: What exams have taught me (Example: "the most important things in life generally take around three hours to complete"). And a (limited) defence of the timed exams by John Cook. [Link to Dron's post comes via Sri].

  3. Sri himself has been thinking about the damage done by exams -- particularly the entrance exams.]


  1. Pipa said...

    The Chinese college entrance system sounds slightly more terrible than the Indian one: