[IAEP] Alternative 'favorites view' as an intro to programming

Tabitha Roder tabitha at tabitha.net.nz
Wed Jul 20 18:05:13 EDT 2011

We tried this at a mini conf with adults. Found lots of typing required and
one typo meant it didn't work. It took a long time to do not much. Perhaps
we did it wrong; will be good to hear how others suggest to do this


On 21 July 2011 09:54, Christopher Lindgren <Chris.Lindgren at my.ndsu.edu>wrote:

>  Hi, everyone,
> This is my first time emailing this list, but I've been reading for awhile
> now. I was wondering if I could request some help with an idea that I was
> thinking about doing with my SoaS project.
> I want to provide an engaging mini-lesson introducing the architecture of
> Sugar (python) to 4th and 5th graders. To do so, I thought that the
> favorites view modification would be a fun way to show them how there is
> code underneath this GUI, and you can change the code to change the WYSIWYG.
> Anyways, I am wondering how to go about this, using the latest mirabelle
> soas image? I have seen this wiki page: (
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Hacking_Sugar#Emulation_Images), but I do not
> know how to view this source file. I only know how to do the "View Source"
> for the activities in Sugar.
> Any help will be greatly appreciated!
> Best,
> Chris Lindgren | fargoxo.wordpress.com
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