[Squeakland] Please visit the new Etoys website!

Kim Rose kim.rose at vpri.org
Thu Sep 11 12:30:24 PDT 2008

Thanks for the positive feedback, Stephane -- delighted you find it  
an improvement!

best regards to you,

On Sep 11, 2008, at 12:19 PM, stéphane ducasse wrote:

> Good work as we would say in Europe
> Amazing in US version :)
> Sorry seriously really good. much better than the pinkish old one
> Stef
> On Sep 11, 2008, at 6:26 PM, Kim Rose wrote:
>> Greetings!
>> Many of you have started, or will shortly be starting, a new  
>> academic year at your school or University.  We wish you a  
>> successful and fun-filled new school year!
>> We have just launched our new Etoys web site to coincide with the  
>> new academic year.  It is still found at "www.squeakland.org", but  
>> its design and content are all new.  It features a brand-new  
>> version of Etoys for download, which we will announce in a  
>> separate message.
>> We hope you'll find the new site simpler to navigate, more  
>> straightforward in sharing our message, and loaded with helpful  
>> content.  New materials include complete video from the  
>> "Squeakers" DVD and a series of "screencast" lessons, thanks to  
>> Tim Falconer of Waveplace.  You'll also find some new tutorials  
>> and a showcase of projects.  Also on the site are web versions of  
>> over 50 "QuickGuides", created by Kathleen Harness of Illinois,  
>> which provide concise tutorials for many things about Etoys.   
>> Living versions of the QuickGuides can also be found "inboard" in  
>> the new Etoys application itself (click on the ? at the left edge  
>> of the tool-bar).
>> The "showcase" section on the new site has very few projects on it  
>> at this point -- please share your projects to help populate this  
>> area!
>> We intend the site to be a living, continuously-evolving resource,  
>> a showcase and clearinghouse for "all things about Etoys."    
>> Please help it evolve and grow.  The site will be largely  
>> maintained and supported by volunteers, so we need your  
>> contributions as well as your suggestions.
>> We will also be producing a quarterly newsletter that will be  
>> posted to the site (and sent to you via email if you choose to  
>> subscribe) so please share your experiences with us!
>> Thanks to you all for your interest in this learning community.   
>> We look forward to exchanging ideas, projects, and more.
>> regards,
>> Kim Rose & the Etoys team
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