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Our Stories

The Our Stories™ website collects audio stories from children and adults through institutions and UNICEF gatherings. People talk about their lives, often sharing hardship and courage. The site includes stories from Brazil's Museum of the Person, stories from Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Pakistan, and a number of other countries. Currently, stories of children in developing countries who are using One Laptop per Child (OLPC) computers are being solicited.

Published by OLPC, UNICEF, and Google in 2007

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Curriculum Information For Resource

Snapshot
Grade Level(s):All
Curriculum Areas:History/Social Science
English/Language Arts
Themes/Keywords: Global Audience
Interviews
Stories


Vocabulary
story, storytelling, computer, laptop, life, experience


Essential Question(s)
1. What are the important parts of the story of your life?

Discussion Question(s)
1. Where did your name come from?
2. How did you come to live where you do?
3. What goals do you have for yourself?
4. Who might you interview--in your family, community, or school?

Extension and Activities
1. Suggest that students listen to a number of stories from different places and share their impressions with the class.
2. Start collecting student stories to share on class, school, or district websites.
3. Encourage students to interview family and community members and post their stories as well.


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picturePhyllis Bartosiewicz
Teacher, Tech Specialist
Galesburg-Augusta Middle School, Michigan






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