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

Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Fri Feb 11 08:49:24 EST 2011

On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 09:36, Christoph Derndorfer
<e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
> 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;-)

Yes, it would be much easier to take a series of screen shots of the
process, or a video, to show in a presentation.

> Christoph
> 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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>>> e-mail: christoph at olpcnews.com
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> Christoph Derndorfer
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