[IAEP] Dumb Questions... Input Wanted... Please Discuss!

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Wed Oct 27 17:30:43 EDT 2010

On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 5:23 PM, Tim McNamara
<paperless at timmcnamara.co.nz> wrote:
> On 28 October 2010 09:04, Caryl Bigenho <cbigenho at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi All...
>> Here are some "dumb questions" for you. In a couple of weeks I will be
>> doing a 2-hr hands-on workshop (at the CUELA Tech Fair) about OLPC, Sugar,
>> and open source software teachers may want to try with their classes using
>> the computers they already have at their schools. I would like to give them
>> a CD or DVD with the files they would need to make their own USB sticks. I
>> will also be showing them the online sites for Etoys and Scratch.
>> I was thinking of including at least one version of SoaS, a copy of
>> Virtual Box for Mac users, Live usb creator for SoaS (with text files
>> telling how to use them), and Etoys-to-go.
>> [...]
> I don't think these are dumb questions at all. I think the technical side
> can be dealt with by others. One thing that's missing is reading material
> for people to take away. There may not be enough time for this conference,
> but I think we could use booki.cc & Lulu.com to produce some quality
> material from our wiki.
> I wonder whether IAEP participants can work together to migrate content from
> the wiki for such a project.
> Some topic areas could include:
>  - integrating Sugar into the classroom

Sdenka's book might serve this purpose:

>  - integrating Sugar into a standardised testing environment

Cannot help you there.

>  - where to get help as a teacher (e.g. how to sign up to IAEP!)


>  - where to get content (Wikieducator, other open access content resources,
> etc)
>  - encouraging discovery
> Just an idea,
> Tim
> @timClicks
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Walter Bender
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