[IAEP] Wiki tutorial translation (was Re: Material for XO math+literacy project in Kenya)

mokurai at earthtreasury.org mokurai at earthtreasury.org
Sat Jul 23 14:33:10 EDT 2011

On Thu, July 21, 2011 11:50 pm, Chris Leonard wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 11:25 PM, ana.cichero <ana.cichero at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> a) Yes.  I can help translating your tutorials for Turtle. When I don't
understand I ask.
> Ana,
> There are Mathematics tutorials using eToys that have been developed
> by Waveplace that need translation into Spanish.

Second the motion. These are excellent materials, the best I have seen for

> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Translation_Team/Pootle_Projects#Waveplace_Lessons
> PO files are here:
> http://translate.sugarlabs.org/es/Waveplace/
> http://wiki.waveplace.org/display/wp/Geometry+%28*%29
> eToys is itself a wonderful introduction to programming concepts, you
> might find it interesting and you can work through the Basic eToys
> tutorial to get oriented.

I would go further, and recommend these tutorials to everyone involved
with OLPC and Sugar. I am experienced in a number of programming
languages, but was having trouble with Etoys until I viewed some of these

Smalltalk was designed for children to be able to use, but with sufficient
power to be useful lifelong. It is at the heart of our mission. However,
it was not designed to be learned with no help at all. ^_^ (See The
Undiscoverable on the Sugar Labs Wiki.)

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