[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] learning implode...
echerlin at gmail.com
Wed Jun 17 10:32:05 EDT 2009
How about writing this up for OLPC News?
On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 1:05 AM, Sameer Verma<sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
> My daughter, who is 3 years and 7 months old has largely stayed away
> from the XO (or for that matter computers in general) other than
> mimicking me by turning on the XO and giving our guests/visitors an
> unexpected short speech on "let me show you this computer. This is the
> one laptop per child". She still likes her crayons and Lego blocks.
> She's on her summer break at home these days, which has forced me to
> get creative and keep her engaged. I introduced her to implode
> (http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Implode) today. I showed her how to move
> the "arrow" (she insists that I call it an arrow and not a mouse
> because calling it a mouse is just silly) start a new implode game and
> select three or more blocks of the same color. The goal is to get that
> smiley face at the end of the game. One demo, plus some hints, and in
> under three minutes, my daughter has become an implode player.
> I-N-C-R-E-D-I-B-L-E !!! She even taught her mother how to play the
> game later this evening.
> For all the arm chair naysayers out there, get with the program!
> Children are amazing!!!
> Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
> Associate Professor of Information Systems
> San Francisco State University
> San Francisco CA 94132 USA
> IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
> IAEP at lists.sugarlabs.org
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