[IAEP] turtleArt and materials for education
echerlin at gmail.com
Sun Nov 22 17:45:55 EST 2009
On Sat, Nov 21, 2009 at 04:17, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 9:39 PM, Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Any of these materials suitable to be included as TA examples in the bundle?
>> Yes, indeed. I can generate many more if you like. For example, I have
>> the TA models to go with my extension of Alan Kay's gravity lesson,
>> starting with simple linear acceleration overlaid with frames of a
>> falling ball, then adding in constant sideways motion to generate
>> parabolas, overlaid with foundains. I have the TA examples for my
>> outline of Kindergarten Calculus, illustrating tangents, slopes, and
>> integrals. I have a prototype for a general-purpose graphing function,
>> using the Python-programmable block to specify the function to graph.
>> I have made a start on symmetry groups and tilings. I can do lots more
>> math and Computer Science, except that I have too many other things to
>> do. Right now I am getting ready to move to Columbus, Indiana.
>> What format would you like the examples in? Journal entries?
>> Are we updating the format for the examples so that users can add to
>> their own example directories easily?
> Good question. I've been thinking about it. For individual users,
> their journal serves as the examples directory and I have been trying
> to figure out a way to incorporate the samples directly into the
> journal instead of using a separate mechanism for loading them as is
> currently the case. Regarding sharing examples, you can "send to" from
> the journal to individuals, but we have no "global" ability to share
> activity instances in Sugar. There has been talk of building such a
> mechanism into activities.sugarlabs.org, but I don't know the current
> status of that effort.
> Meanwhile, can you use the copy-from-journal command and just email me
> the .ta files?
As soon as I recover from my disk failure I can get started. Restoring
from backup has taken some hours today, and will take more time
>> Edward Mokurai (默雷/धर्ममेघशब्दगर्ज/دھرممیگھشبدگر ج) Cherlin
>> Silent Thunder is my name, and Children are my nation.
>> The Cosmos is my dwelling place, the Truth my destination.
> Walter Bender
> Sugar Labs
Edward Mokurai (默雷/धर्ममेघशब्दगर्ज/دھرممیگھشبدگر ج) Cherlin
Silent Thunder is my name, and Children are my nation.
The Cosmos is my dwelling place, the Truth my destination.
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