[IAEP] Powerful ideas in the classroom

Kim Rose kim.rose at vpri.org
Tue Jul 8 05:17:03 CEST 2008

Yes -- as far as translations go BJ Conn (and I)  has given  
permission for the book to be freely translated into any language and  
given away free of charge.  Please go ahead and translate away --  
we'd love to point to a Nepalese version from our website, etc.


On Jul 7, 2008, at 7:38 PM, Alan Kay wrote:

> I'm not sure what you mean. This book has been freely used as a  
> base for translations into Japanese, Spanish,.Portuguese, etc. It  
> can certainly be freely translated into Nepalese.
> Cheers,
> Alan
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Bryan Berry <bryan at olenepal.org>
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> Cc: kim.rose at vpri.org
> Sent: Monday, July 7, 2008 6:05:26 PM
> Subject: Re: [IAEP] Powerful ideas in the classroom
> >A complete PDF of the "Powerful Ideas in the Classroom" book can be
> >downloaded here:
> >http://www.squeakland.org/tmp/PowerfulIdeas-20041018.zip
> I have looked at this book before and been quite impressed w/ it.
> I am concerned that it is not open-source. It would be quite useful  
> for
> us in Nepal to translate individual portions and put them into
> individual lesson plans tied to the national curriculum. The current
> licensing scheme discourages this.
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