[IAEP] Outreach update - Education Community
dfarning at sugarlabs.org
Thu Aug 7 15:59:42 EDT 2008
On Thu, 2008-08-07 at 23:58 +1000, Bill Kerr wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 4:39 PM, David Farning <dfarning at sugarlabs.org>
> Education Community
> 1. For all practical purposes this is blocked until we can
> put livecds
> and good documentation into educator's hands.
> my year 10 students in Australia are beginning to evaluate the Sugar
Thanks for the link.
Bill, do you have time to help start engaging educators in Sugar and
Sugar Labs? I am trying to figure out how best to support micro sugar
1. Every time OLPC attempts to establish a large scale deployment, our
main competitor is right behind them using whatever means are necessary
to block the deployment. By augmenting the OLPC deployment approach
with 10s, 100s, or 1000s of micro deployments, our competitor will be
forced to fight many little fires.
2. Active contributor turnaround time. If we start by focusing on
education organizations with an interest in open source development, we
can increase the number of active contributors in a shorter period of
3. At Sugar Labs we have been spending all of our time and effort on
the technical issues relating to the learning environment project. It
seems time to start working on the educational aspects projects.
This is still early in the brain storm phase.
Flames and Feedback welcome
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