Efforts at Columbus School for Girls expand to other projects. Here are some of the other things that CSG students engage in.
All students contribute to a growing library of teaching and learning resources. These can be found at http://columbusschoolforgirls.net/olpc All resources are developed with Creative Commons licensing in mind. They are all free to use. Please use and distribute widely. Lessons so far include:
Basic Art (13 lessons, all ages)
Careers (18 lessons, ages 10-14)
Cholera (6 lessons, ages 8-12)
HIV/AIDS (7 lessons, ages 5-7, Does not cover sexual transmission)
Malaria (10 lessons, ages 8-13)
Math Basics (5 lessons, ages 4-7)
Music Basics (8 lessons, all ages)
Music Theory and Notation (9 lessons, all ages)
Puberty for Girls (8 lessons, girls aged 9-15)
Sanitation (10 lessons, ages 7-11)
Various teaching aids for teaching Etoys.
Etoys lesson "challenges" useful in teaching Etoys.
CSG students have an ongoing partnership with Akili Prep School in the slums of Kenya, developing curricula for the students there. Check our blog for updates on details as this project gets underway.
One Dream, One Hundred Laptops - Laptops for Egypt
Sarah Naguib is a CSG graduate, class of 2013. She developed and supports a Laptops for Egypt program in partnership with Hands Along the Nile for the "Abaleen" communities in Egypt. During her junior and senior years at CSG, she raised $30,000 to purchase 100 laptops to send to two schools in Egypt. Check out her blog to learn more:
For two years now, older CSG students teach elementary school students how to use Etoys and the XO in a weekly after hours program. This is the first time that CSG has had students teaching students. Teaching is an option for those high school girls who have already completed one year of the coursework.