[IAEP] Sugar Digest 2012-06-10

Yamandu Ploskonka yamaplos at gmail.com
Mon Jun 11 07:48:08 EDT 2012

Hope you are recuperating from such fun :-)

are these teacher using XOs as *their* primary tool to access internet, 
Facebook, etc?

That would be, IMNSHO, enormously meaningful in their "buy in".
The XO is either a real tool, or else perceived as a "toy" vs. the real 
tool that is used by the teachers, obviously with real grown-up 
software, such as Windows.

On 06/10/2012 06:23 PM, Walter Bender wrote:
> regions from Amazonas. We began the week with a question: "how do you
> use XO/Sugar for learning?" It was no surprise that most teachers
> answer with, "No sé." Even the few that had had some minimal
> experience with the XO answered with mundane themes, such as doing
> research on the Internet. We asked the same question at the end of the
> week, and although I haven't seen the survey results, I am certain
> that the teachers expressed a wealth of ideas around communication and
> expression, math, science, and the arts. We also asked the teachers if
> and where they hung out on-line. Almost all of them were Facebook
> users, so Raul set up a Facebook group,
> [http://www.facebook.com/groups/370964266297045/ Amazonas XO], for
> them to use as a forum for sharing experiences.

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