[Sugar-devel] GSoC Project Idea
samsongoddy at sugarlabs.org
Tue Mar 21 06:54:29 EDT 2017
On Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 3:35 AM, Tony Anderson <tony_anderson at usa.net>
> This recommendation shares a common feature of Sugar Labs projects -
> The primary goal of any change to the Sugar Labs website should start with
> making Sugar available on a wide range
> of platforms, and then documenting that capability so that prospective
> nontechnical users can make Sugar available in their computing environment.
> +1, that's what the new proposed site is all about.
> The second priority is expressed in:
> Lesson plans (eg, how to get a microscope working with an XO
> <https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Talk:EduJAM/2011>, 4th grade curriculum
> So far in my experience lesson plans are of very limited value. However,
> descriptions of how Sugar can be used constructively to extend a learner's
> knowledge is certainly a priority in showing how to make Sugar more
> valuable to its users. The books The XO Laptop in the Classroom by Sdenka
> Z. Salas-Pilco, Physics with XO by Guzman Trinidad, and Make Your Own Sugar
> Activities by James Simmons et al should certainly be featured.
> The educational value of Sugar is greatly extended by access to a school
> server (e.g. Khan Academy Lite, PhET simulations, ASLO library of Sugar
> activities, Project Gutenberg books, Wikipedia) in the normal case where
> internet is not available. Sugar Labs would be wise to embrace the use of
> school servers. The XSCE community provides installable versions for a wide
> variety of platforms.
> On 03/18/2017 08:55 AM, Samson Goddy wrote:
> I am one of the mentors for the project. You can get started with
> Best Regards
> On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 5:43 PM, Suvigya Vijay <suvigyavijay at gmail.com>
>> Sorry for late reply. I was interested in Sugarizer Dashboard but figured
>> it required some API fixes which I think doesn't fit my skills. I am more
>> focused on frontend development. Thus, I am interrested in the idea titled "*Giving
>> Sugar Labs Website a New Look*". Please can you guide me with how to get
>> contributing to the same.
>> Suvigya Vijay
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