[IAEP] OLPC Australia social networking site for teachers [WAS: Re: Contemplating Your SLOBS Vote]
tabitha at tabitha.net.nz
Mon Nov 21 22:52:26 EST 2011
you can put me on your yammer network, no promises that I can do too much
as still learning what is possible with a baby
On 22 November 2011 16:45, Sridhar Dhanapalan <sridhar at laptop.org.au> wrote:
> On 22 November 2011 14:34, Sridhar Dhanapalan <sridhar at laptop.org.au>
> > On 19 November 2011 00:10, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>
> >> (1) In Australia, the teachers use a social-networking site called
> >> Yammer. Developers know to go to Yammer to communicate directly with
> >> the teachers. Is there a social-networking site in your country where
> >> the teachers gather? If so, we could hang out with them there. (I've
> >> asked this question many times in the past and never gotten an answer.
> >> Perhaps you or Carlos could investigate?)
> > Yammer is working out really well for us, and we are tying it into our
> > programme more tightly.
> > We're currently putting together a certification programme for
> > teachers. One of these certifications, the XO-cert , is a
> > pre-requisite for a teacher to receive XOs for their class. In ways
> > like this, we ensure that teachers are properly prepared on how they
> > can use Sugar in their classroom before they can commence.
> > Joining our Yammer network  is mandatory for teachers taking part
> > in the courses . Just as Sugar promotes collaboration amongst
> > children, we want to do the same with Yammer for teachers. We provide
> > rewards to teachers who are prolific posters on Yammer.
> > Sridhar
> >  http://edu.laptop.org.au/laptop/xo-cert-course
> >  https://www.yammer.com/australianxoteachers/
> >  http://laptop.moodle.com.au/
> If you are interested in joining our Yammer network (link  above),
> please let me know and I can send you an invitation to join.
> Please respect that we are trying to keep the discussion focused on
> user Sugar/XOs in an Australian educational context.
> Sridhar Dhanapalan
> Engineering Manager
> One Laptop per Child Australia
> IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
> IAEP at lists.sugarlabs.org
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the IAEP