[IAEP] Material, ideas, slides to talk about Sugar?

Christoph Derndorfer e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at
Tue Feb 8 16:31:23 EST 2011

Am 08.02.2011 05:05, schrieb Walter Bender:
> On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 10:05 PM, Christoph Derndorfer
> <e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm giving two presentations about OLPC in Switzerland later this week
>> and so I'm currently in the process of planning them as well as
>> (re-)designing the accompanying slides.
>> I realized that I'm not entirely happy about the part where I talk about
>> Sugar which essentially hasn't changed since mid-2008 (slides 35 to 42
>> in this slide-deck:
>> http://events.ccc.de/congress/2009/Fahrplan/attachments/1487_26c3_derndorfer.pdf)
>> Now I'm looking for suggestions on how to improve / revamp that section.
>> One of the two talks will be in front of an audience mainly consisting
>> of teachers and IT administrators from Swiss and German schools and
>> cantons. Hence I'm particularly interested in hearing what people who
>> have presented in front of such an education-focused crowd talked on
>> when it comes to Sugar.
> I typically try to make the point that the culture of FOSS is a
> culture that sets the expectation of engagement and that is
> synergistic with the goals of learning. Walk them through an activity
> that enables the end user to make modifications: Memorize, Abacus,
> Turtle Art, etc.

Thanks, that sounds like a great idea.

Last night I actually wanted to go and re-watch your TEDxBrussels talk
for inspiration, unfortunately it's not available on YouTube yet.


Christoph Derndorfer
co-editor, www.olpcnews.com
e-mail: christoph at olpcnews.com

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