[IAEP] Teaching typing and basic math on the XO (was: Re: [Sugar-devel] How to Make Activity Designers Happy , Parts I and II)

Sascha Silbe sascha-ml-ui-sugar-devel at silbe.org
Fri Jan 2 18:55:06 EST 2009

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 [1] 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 [2] bundle 
[3,5] (all three programs are from the same project - Tux4Kids [4]).

[1] http://tuxtype.sourceforge.net/
[2] http://www.tuxpaint.org/
[3] http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Tux_Paint
[4] http://tux4kids.alioth.debian.org/
[5] http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Activities/All

CU Sascha

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