One Laptop Per Child Partners with Little Pim to Provide Language Learning on XO Laptop

Little Pim’s Language Teaching Videos on XO Will Help Children Discover Language at an Early Age

MIAMI--()--One Laptop per Child (OLPC), a nonprofit whose mission is to provide every child access to new channels of learning and self-expression, and Little Pim, the award-winning foreign language learning program for children, announced today a partnership to bring Lim Pim content to the XO laptop.

The addition of Little Pim to the XO laptop will make learning English an enjoyable and easy experience for young children. Little Pim’s unique Entertainment Immersion Method® leads with a fun character (Little Pim the Panda) and provides total immersion in the language. The method engages a child’s love of play by watching real kids and animation. Little Pim’s method helps children retain new vocabulary, while enhancing analytical, memory and concentration skills. Children can learn over 360 words and phrases using all of the Little Pim products.

“We are delighted to join forces with Little Pim to make learning language more fun for children. OLPC and Little Pim share a common philosophy that learning should be a joyous experience and that children learn best when learning and play are seamless activities,” said Rodrigo Arboleda, Chairman and CEO of the One Laptop per Child Association. “We look forward to establishing additional strategic alliances with other providers of innovative children’s software and content.”

Little Pim CEO Julia Pimsleur Levine said, “We are thrilled to partner with OLPC and help bring Little Pim content to millions of bright young minds around the world.”

About One Laptop per Child

One Laptop per Child (OLPC at http://www.laptop.org) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide every child in the world access to new channels of learning, sharing and self-expression. In partnership with the public and private sectors and non-governmental organizations and supported by comprehensive implementation and pedagogical services, OLPC seeks to provide each child with a rugged, low-cost, low-power connected laptop that empowers individual learning and growth.

About Little Pim®

Little Pim is an award-winning foreign language immersion series for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Between birth and the age of five, the human brain is hard-wired for language learning, and Little Pim unique Entertainment Immersion Method® helps families take advantage of this brief window, by making language learning easy, fun and effective. Founded on clinical research in early childhood development and linguistics, Little Pim is available 11 languages including Spanish, French, Chinese and Italian, with videos, music, books, flash cards, gift sets and more. Check out why Little Pim is the number one way to teach kids a foreign language at www.littlepim.com.

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Contacts

One Laptop per Child
Giulia D’Amico, 305-877-5504
giulia@laptop.org
or
Little Pim
Alyson Shapero, 212-675-1352 or 917-817-5101 (mobile)
alyson@littlepim.com

Little Pim® (Graphic: Business Wire)

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Contacts

One Laptop per Child
Giulia D’Amico, 305-877-5504
giulia@laptop.org
or
Little Pim
Alyson Shapero, 212-675-1352 or 917-817-5101 (mobile)
alyson@littlepim.com