[IAEP] 1500 XOLiveCD in German schools
dfarning at sugarlabs.org
Mon May 11 11:38:59 EDT 2009
On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 3:38 AM, Roland Gesthuizen
<rgesthuizen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Speaking as a teacher, we could do the following:
> report back issues that make using the Sugar interface difficult when used
> it in the classroom (collaborate)
> develop and share lessons built around applications that work on Sugar
> share by word of mouth, blog and twitter with colleagues that we are using
> Sugar (communication)
> ask deep and hard questions about the learning that goes on when students
> use Sugar (pedagogy)
> work to answer these questions (research)
> and more ..
All of that would be great. Sugar Labs is much more than writing code!
All of those tasks are vitally important.
> Regards Roland
> 2009/5/9 Caroline Meeks <solutiongrove at gmail.com>
>> On Sat, May 9, 2009 at 5:36 AM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de>
>>> On 09.05.2009, at 02:16, Kurt Gramlich wrote:
>>> > dear friends
>>> > the German association FSuB e. V. has sponsored 1500 XOLiveCDs.
>>> > This CDs are distributed within a Newspaper called LOG-IN.
>>> > So we will reach about 1500 schools in Germany with 36 pages of
>>> > information about OLPC.
>>> > For those who are able to read German:
>>> > http://log-in-verlag.de/PDF-Dateien/LOG_IN_156_PUB.pdf
>>> > The XOLiveCd has more than 50 activities working out of the box.
>>> Thanks to FSuB for that.
>>> This issue of the "LOG IN" journal (which is primarily aimed at
>>> teachers) has many Sugar-related articles, about deployments, Sugar
>>> itself, Activities, and even the School server:
>>> "Laptops vs. Satchels" editorial by Joachim Wedekind and Bernhard
>>> "OLPC - from vision to global movement" by Christoph Derndorfer
>>> "The OLPC pilot in Ethiopia" by Hermann Härtel
>>> "Learning with Etoys" by Rita Freudenberg
>>> "Educational concepts vs. hardware" a discussion between Richard
>>> Heinen and Joachim Wedekind
>>> "Sugar - an operating system for learning" by Rita Freudenberg
>>> "Programming the XO" by Joachim Wedekind and Christian Kohls
>>> "First steps to visual programming with TurtleArt and Scratch" by
>>> Rüdeger Baumann
>>> "Networking the XO" - hardware, Sugar collaboration services, XS by
>>> Volkmar Hinz
>>> "The XO Live CD" - by Wolfgang Rohrmoser
>> Wow, who caused this to happen? Thank you! Thank you!
>> This sounds great! Can we get them translated? Anyone (Sean) know how to
>> approach similar magazines around the world?
>> Maybe the editors of Log In has contacts.
>> Is there a call to action included? What would we want teachers and
>> school administrators to do once they have tried Sugar?
>>> Thanks to all the authors and supporters!
>>> - Bert -
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>> Caroline Meeks
>> Solution Grove
>> Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
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> Roland Gesthuizen - ICT Coordinator - Westall Secondary College
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