[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] Teaching typing and basic math on the XO

Wade Brainerd wadetb at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 20:42:21 EST 2009

I'm following the format used by programs like MicroType and Mavis Beacon
Teaches Typing (what I personally learned on).  Both have demo versions for
Windows available.

TT will be simple compared with these programs, but they are the general

We are working towards an alpha in early January.. When it's ready I will
announce it on the sugar list.


On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 7:38 PM, Sascha Silbe <
sascha-ml-ui-sugar-sugar at silbe.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 02, 2009 at 07:20:05PM -0500, Wade Brainerd wrote:
>  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.
> I thought that's what you're looking for. How do you imagine a "typing
> teaching activity" to work?
> What does the "Typing Turtle" activity that was mentioned look like?
> CU Sascha
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