[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] idea for Sugar slogan and name

Samuel Klein sj at laptop.org
Tue Jan 13 11:53:50 EST 2009

On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 6:19 AM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
> I guess Bryan thinks of it as a play on "Mathland" (in Papert's sense,
> not the curriculum of the same name). The name of squeakland.org was
> inspired by the same idea:
> "What would happen if children who can't do math grew up in Mathland,
> a place that is to math what France is to French?" --S.P.

SP means 'what Frenchland is to French', right?

I grew up near Sugarland, and visited it regularly.
It still makes me think of rotting teeth and nothing wholesome.

> Also see
> http://www.kusasa.org/background/mathland/mathland.html

yes... a great project to discuss, actually.

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