[IAEP] OLPC-SF February meeting

Gonzalo Odiard godiard at sugarlabs.org
Mon Feb 23 09:09:21 EST 2015

I can create the templates to do the translation and sent to you.
Or I can upload and you can translate them online.
The process is a little different than with the pottle server used to
translate activities,
but the idea is the same.
I need the localization code you are using to Haitian Creole


On Sat, Feb 21, 2015 at 7:28 PM, Sora Edwards-Thro <sora at unleashkids.org>

> Good to see it's been updated! I look forward to checking it out to see
> what content we're using in Haiti that it's missing. We've been using our
> customized course guide <http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Haiti_Course_Guide> to
> help teachers design lesson plans, but materials that provide a basic
> overview of the activities themselves would also be helpful. How would I go
> about helping with translation efforts into Haitian Creole?
> On Sat, Feb 21, 2015 at 4:37 PM, Gonzalo Odiard <godiard at sugarlabs.org>
> wrote:
>> A little unrelated, but could be useful. The new version of Help activity
>> added information about more activities,
>> including many you named.
>> http://activities.sugarlabs.org/en-US/sugar/addon/4051
>> Help activity content can be translated if you or other are interested.
>> Actual content is based in the work of many volunteersin this list, and
>> more content can be easily added.
>> Gonzalo
>> On Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 2:44 AM, Sora Edwards-Thro <sora at unleashkids.org>
>> wrote:
>>> Thanks for passing that on, Gonzalo! (note to self: when embarking on a
>>> project, first go to Sugar Labs and search extremely-relevant terms like
>>> "Story" instead of just assuming the stuff you've seen / used before is the
>>> only stuff that exists).
>>> I like the open-endedness of Story. It also looks like it might not be
>>> hard to modify the images it's using - kids could nominate different
>>> pictures, or you could take examples from stories the class had read.
>>> On Wed, Feb 18, 2015 at 9:50 PM, Gonzalo Odiard <godiard at sugarlabs.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>> You can add Story
>>>> http://activities.sugarlabs.org/es-ES/sugar/addon/4565
>>>> On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 2:01 AM, Sora Edwards-Thro <
>>>> sora at unleashkids.org> wrote:
>>>>> Hello all,
>>>>> We're looking for programming help on student writing software; hope
>>>>> some OLPC SF folks can become involved! I'm over on the East Coast, but I
>>>>> can join in over Skype / respond to questions via email if folks are
>>>>> interested.
>>>>> Here are some more details:
>>>>> Unleash Kids recently received recognition
>>>>> <http://www.unleashkids.org/blog/> for our iloominate
>>>>> <http://iloominate-haiti.herokuapp.com/edit> app (shout-out to Caryl
>>>>> Bigenho for her input and Mike Dawson, whose Ustad Mobile project was also
>>>>> recognized). The app helps teachers write books
>>>>> <https://projectrive.wordpress.com/2014/12/27/lascahobas-workshops-final-review/>
>>>>> for beginning readers by recommending easy words; now we're shifting our
>>>>> focus to supporting student writers.
>>>>> There are already several excellent writing activities for the Sugar,
>>>>> which we're including as we design lessons for a summer writing workshop
>>>>> for our XO projects in Haiti:
>>>>> -Labyrinth <http://activities.sugarlabs.org/en-US/sugar/addon/4078>,
>>>>> a mindmapping activity that gets kids thinking
>>>>> <http://www.unleashkids.org/2013/07/31/story-activity-continued-and-the-results/>
>>>>> about how to lay out their ideas on paper
>>>>> -Fototoon <http://activities.sugarlabs.org/en-US/sugar/addon/4253>,
>>>>> comic-book style creations; a perpetual favorite
>>>>> <https://projectrive.wordpress.com/2013/08/16/first-week-of-classes/>
>>>>> -Newspaper <http://seeta.in/j/products/37.html>, an example of how
>>>>> templates can enable kids
>>>>> <http://blog.unleashkids.org/2013/08/01/journal-mission-of-hope/> to
>>>>> explore new formats
>>>>> -Prompt
>>>>> <http://olpc-yokwe.tumblr.com/post/39897602954/prompt-activity>,
>>>>> literally just presents students with a random image from a library for
>>>>> them to write about...proof that simple stuff can be powerful
>>>>> We want to supplement these great activities with some new stuff,
>>>>> based on teacher recommendations. A lot of the focus will be on creating
>>>>> templates and scenarios that kids can use as inspiration - for example, we
>>>>> can present the kids with a scene of people talking, where the speech
>>>>> bubbles aren't filled in, and ask them to fill in the speech bubbles.
>>>>> That's one of many ideas for an effective tool.
>>>>> We also hope to make use of the XSCE schoolserver installed on-site to
>>>>> enable the kids to collaborate and share the finished products with one
>>>>> another.
>>>>> Our most dire need is help with the programming, but we also welcome
>>>>> input on any and all aspects.
>>>>> Thank you everyone!
>>>>> Sora Edwards-Thro
>>>>> On Thu, Feb 12, 2015 at 1:49 AM, Aaron Borden <adborden at live.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>> OLPC San Francisco will be hosting our monthly meeting Saturday,
>>>>>> February 14th, from 10AM - 1PM at the downtown SFSU campus, 835 Market
>>>>>> Street, Room 597 (the fishbowl).
>>>>>> Our meetings are held on the second Saturday of every month. Everyone
>>>>>> is
>>>>>> welcome to join us for our monthly meeting! We'll be discussing the
>>>>>> latest in OLPC events and give updates on our local (and global)
>>>>>> projects. There will be plenty of XO laptops with the latest builds to
>>>>>> play around with, too. Please post with any additional agenda
>>>>>> items.
>>>>>> Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/325843320953044/
>>>>>> Google+ https://plus.google.com/events/crf7g4e84aag78ssn761danaj8s
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Aaron Borden
>>>>>> Human and Hacker
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>>>> Gonzalo Odiard
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>> --
>> Gonzalo Odiard
>> SugarLabs - Software for children learning

Gonzalo Odiard

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