[IAEP] turtleArt and materials for education

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Sat Nov 21 07:21:13 EST 2009

On Sat, Nov 21, 2009 at 7:19 AM, roberto <roberto03 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 9:41 AM, Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 10:34, roberto <roberto03 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello, i am about to start writing worksheet about possible uses of
>>> turtleArt in math education.
>> I have many. Euclidean geometry, analytic geometry, Galilean gravity,
>> and Computer Science. What would you like?
> mainly analytic geometry and galilean gravity, at the moment
>> Sugar is available for several Linuces.
> up to know, i solved the problem launching sugar-emulator, installed
> automatically by apt on debian;
> hence i have not even to logout from the kde session and i can work on
> sugar like any other application
> a minor issue: i don't know how to stop the sugar-emulator, so i
> simply kill it from bash;
> the options "shutdown" or "restart" in the main panel under my
> personal icon will stop the Xephyr session or they will eventually
> shutdown the computer ?? (i'd better go the first option ... of
> course)

It will just shutdown the Xephyr session.


>> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Supported_systems
>> You can install TA in any that don't come with it from
>> http://activities.sugarlabs.org/
>> There are Turtle Art and Berkeley Logo packages for several Linuces
>> also, and a version of Turtle Art in Etoys.
> in debian 5.0 only etoys is available, AFAIK
> but i am interested in two things up to now:
> 1. write math and programming contents in TA for my students
> 2. let them use TA and sugar via soas, which i think is the easiest
> way up to now to give sugar in their hands at the moment
> --
> roberto
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Walter Bender
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