[IAEP] Teaching typing and basic math on the XO (was: Re: [Sugar-devel] How to Make Activity Designers Happy , Parts I and II)
wadetb at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 19:20:05 EST 2009
If you have used TuxType, you will know that it's a simplistic typing
*practice game* and in no way teaches the user how to type.
That said, there are typing programs out there that could work. I just
wanted to make a nice one for Sugar.
On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 6:55 PM, Sascha Silbe <
sascha-ml-ui-sugar-devel at silbe.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 02, 2009 at 12:10:09PM -0800, Bryan Berry wrote:
> The Typing Turtle will be immensely useful and immensely popular in
>> Nepal. A typing tutor is one of the most frequently requested programs
>> by the Nepali kids and teachers alike. Thanks alot to Wade for working
>> on it.
> Have you tried TuxType/TuxTyping  and (a recent version of) TuxMath?
> There's no XO bundle for them yet, but if they fit your needs, you might
> try asking Albert Calahan. He seems to have done the TuxPaint  bundle
> [3,5] (all three programs are from the same project - Tux4Kids ).
>  http://tuxtype.sourceforge.net/
>  http://www.tuxpaint.org/
>  http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Tux_Paint
>  http://tux4kids.alioth.debian.org/
>  http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Activities/All
> CU Sascha
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