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

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Tue Jan 13 12:41:18 EST 2009

On 13.01.2009, at 17:53, Samuel Klein wrote:

> 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?

If that was a joke I didn't get it.

> 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.

Indeed. Does anybody have contacts to them, to find out in more detail  
why it was canceled?

- Bert -

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