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

Christoph Derndorfer e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at
Wed Feb 9 09:36:55 EST 2011

Thanks, I also normally do that during hands-on sessions but it's a bit
hard to pull of on a stage in front of 150 people;-)


Am 09.02.2011 05:34, schrieb Edward Cherlin:
> 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
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Christoph Derndorfer
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