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

Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Tue Feb 8 23:34:58 EST 2011

I like to take two laptops running Sugar connected to the same Jabber
server, and demonstrate collaboration in Write, Paint, TamTam...As
they say in the movie business, show, don't tell.

On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 16:31, Christoph Derndorfer
<e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
> 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.
> Cheers,
> Christoph
> --
> Christoph Derndorfer
> co-editor, www.olpcnews.com
> e-mail: christoph at olpcnews.com
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