[IAEP] GPA Report:http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&hs=JCl&ei=57hLSpyJNZCWtge62cmbDQ&sa=X&oi=spell&resnum=0&ct=result&cd=1&q=uruguay&spell=1
caroline at solutiongrove.com
Mon Jul 6 13:56:10 EDT 2009
On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 5:23 AM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 21:33, Caroline Meeks<caroline at solutiongrove.com>
> > Quick report on today's progress. I also have this on the wiki.
> > There is implied (I hope) help wanted on both the technical issues and on
> > pedagogical ideas and how to implement them. I'm flying off to CA for a
> > family event so I will be fairly out of touch but should still be reading
> > email.
> > Thank you for your support! The teachers are very excited about the
> > possibilities!
> > Critical Path Technical Issues
> > Our biggest issue is collaboration. We either need to get local
> > collaboration, jabber collaboration or a local XS working
> > * Ticket 1014 http://dev.sugarlabs.org/ticket/1014 - Jabber keeps dying,
> > then it falls back to Salut, that only finds one computer, then it tried
> > Jabber again, works briefly, dies.
> > * Ticket 1012 - not collaborating locally
> I think this is an excellent opportunity to get one more technical
> contributor involved in Sugar Labs. Can you see if via local linux
> user groups, student associations, etc. you can find someone with
> linux experience that wants to spend some hours helping us debug this
Walter and Anurag, a CS major at BU, will both be at the GPA with me
> I would say we need someone local that is not afraid of IRC, trac or
> wiki, familiar with the command line and with enough patience and will
> to learn.
> > We met with 2 grades of teachers.
> > 2nd Grade
> > Next Tuesday we will work with the 2nd Graders on their science and
> > studies. The theme of the week is responsibility and the environment.
> > will be learning about their community and preping for a cleanup of the
> > local Charles River.
> > The goal of the first project will be to label a map of where they do the
> > clean up with what they find during their cleanup.
> > We have half an hour on Tuesday. After kids get their keys and boot up,
> > enter their name and colors we will have them go to Turtle Art. We will
> > prepare maps and preload them on the sticks and show them how to bring
> > into Turtle Art. Then we'll show them how to have the turtle label them.
> > Next week, after their cleanup they can label what they find on the
> > clean-up.
> >  3rd Grade
> > We are hoping that the kids can create a US version of the Uruguay
> > geography/facts game. Any ideas on how to make that easy to do? The
> > is they will learn things in class then make them into questions to put
> > the game. We will meet with the third grade on Thursday afternoons.
> > --
> > Caroline Meeks
> > Solution Grove
> > Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
> > 617-500-3488 - Office
> > 505-213-3268 - Fax
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Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
617-500-3488 - Office
505-213-3268 - Fax
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