[Sugar-devel] [Marketing] Fwd: Sugar Labs DC Summer Workshop
sdaly.be at gmail.com
Mon Jun 1 05:38:09 EDT 2009
Wow, with a little organization this could be an excellent "test lab"
for SoaS classroom scenarios over the summer!
And perhaps an outstanding opportunity for work on orphaned Activities?
On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 3:13 AM, Mike Lee <curiouslee at gmail.com> wrote:
> Jeff is ramping up Sugar activity in DC this summer...see below.
> I'll make some signage for their workshop area and take lots of photos.
> How else should this be marketed?
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Jeff Elkner <jeff at elkner.net>
> Date: Sun, May 31, 2009 at 8:18 PM
> Subject: Re: Sugar Labs DC Summer Workshop
> To: David Morris <davidrsmorris at gmail.com>
> Cc: Jamie Boisture <jamieboisture at gmail.com>, Mike Lee
> <curiouslee at gmail.com>, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>, Luke
> Faraone <luke at faraone.cc>, Kathleen Conley <Kathleen.Conley at osd.mil>, Jason
> Straw <jason.straw at gmail.com>, David Welsh <rdavidw at gmail.com>, Nancy Opsut
> <nopsut at arlington.k12.va.us>
> I will be teaching Python to middle school students as part of the Summer
> enrichment program at the Governor's Career and Technical Academy in
> Arlington during 4 weeks in July. That will keep me busy from 8 am to 4:30
> At the same time, graduating senior Jamie Boisture will be coming in to do
> work porting the Graphics API for Students of Python (GASP), from pygame to
> pycairo. I plan to work out a schedule with Jamie that starts him later in
> the day and runs into the evening hours, so that I and others who work
> during the business day can participate. None of this has been finalized,
> since the specifics as to what and the when will depend on the interest and
> availabilities of participants.
> By "workshop" I'm thinking of a shop where work gets done. I'm not planning
> a formal program, but rather a gathering place for folks interested in
> working on Sugar development to come and work together, exchange ideas, and
> hack on Sugar. It is my goal to have on-going work on Sugar development
> taking place at the Governor's Academy for years to come.
> If you have anything specific you would like to do, please let me know. I
> have a room available with 15 computers from 4:30 to 9:30 pm Monday to
> Friday during the month of July. I would be more than happy to stay any
> evening to accomodate Sugar developement.
> jeff elkner
> On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 3:30 PM, David Morris <davidrsmorris at gmail.com>
>> Luke told me about the Summer workshop, and I would be very interested.
>> I will learn py. I've learned VB and C++; it shouldn't be too hard.
>> David Morris
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