[Squeakland] Fwd: OLPC News 2007-10-27

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Sat Oct 27 13:34:01 PDT 2007

Interesting report form testing schools:

Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Walter Bender" <walter.bender at gmail.com>
> Date: October 27, 2007 19:53:49  GMT+02:00
> To: community-news at laptop.org
> Cc: OLPC Dev <devel at lists.laptop.org>, Sugar Mailing List  
> <sugar at lists.laptop.org>
> Subject: OLPC News 2007-10-27
> Reply-To: walter at laptop.org
> 17. Squeak/Etoys: Marta Voelcker reports that the children at the
> Luciana de Abreu school in Porto Alegre, Brazil are making great
> progress with Etoys. "The 11-year olds are using it very frequently,
> 12-to-14-year olds also increasing it, and first graders (age 7) are
> starting to use it. They use squeak in the classroom and after school
> they meet in the garden to talk about and share things made with
> squeak, it is becoming a culture!" Squeak has been very popular in
> Ethiopia as well.

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