ICT in Education/SolarSPELL

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SolarSPELL International Education Project[edit]

SolarSPELL is a Solar Powered Educational Learning Library: a digital library over an off-line WiFi hotspot, designed to simulate an online experience. Making use of open educational resources and ever-smaller and more efficient technology, SPELL provides an all-in-one, self-powered plug-and-play kit, ready to be deployed with absolute minimal training or maintenance required for start-up and continued operation.

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SolarSPELL Introduction by Dr. Laura Hosman

The SPELL library consists of:

  • Banana Pi Microcomputer (or similar) with WiFi Dongle
  • 32 GB SD Card pre-loaded with open-access educational content
  • 10W Eco-Worthy Solar Panel
  • Voltage Regulator
  • 10,000 mAh Rechargeable Battery
  • Micro USB Connector Cords
SolarSPELL digital library

(Source: http://solarspell.org/what-is-solarspell)

Click here for video Introduction!

Acknowledgement: Thank you, Laura Hosman, for sharing the experience of the SolarSPELL project.