[IAEP] NYSCATE - Nov 2009 in Rochester NY
sxjics at rit.edu
Mon Jun 1 10:16:20 EDT 2009
last time I talked to the NYSCATE folks I had a booth for the RIT game
dept again this year. Last year and this year I will be showcasing
our OLPC efforts in that booth and am happy to use it to support the
efforts in any way I can.
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On Jun 1, 2009, at 7:50 AM, "Karlie Robinson" <karlie_robinson at webpath.net
> Caroline Meeks wrote:
>> Hi Karlie,
>> Its looking like Rochester is going to be a hotbed of Sugar
>> development. We are hoping to co-locate a Sugar conference with
>> Given that I think we should really go for it on in terms of
>> presentations. My thought is lets propose two hands on 3 hour
>> workshops. Using Sugar in the Elementary School Classroom and
>> another specializing in Using Sugar in Math Instruction. Lets also
>> sign up for a 1 hour lecture format session on Sugar.
>> Who else is going to be there? Is there someone from Math4 group
>> who can be Presentor 1 for the Math Class?
> Of course I'll be in town and I've done a 50 minute presentation on
> Math4 at Ithaca EdTech day and Bar Camp Rochester. I was the one
> who got everyone going on Math4 in Rochester (Fedora XO donation to
> RIT and liaison work).
> We also have Steve Jacobs the RIT professor who ran with my
> suggestion to teach Open Source development.
> And last but not least, Fred Grose who'll be overseeing the RIT Co-
> ops this summer, Wiki Magician, and the guy who's been beyond
> helpful filling in our knowledge gaps concerning OLPC and Sugar Labs.
> Steve and Fred were also the driving force behind an OLPC Grass
> Roots group in Rochester. I just happened to come to the first
> meeting as a Fedora-OLPC SIG rep. The rest is kismet. (Rochester
> NY is a hot bed for FOSS to begin with LUG of Rochester is one of
> the oldest Linux User Groups in the world running continuously for
> 15 years)
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