[Newbies] Making a Morphic Book released, please critique

Gary Dunn garydunnhi at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 02:44:23 UTC 2011

I will consider using Etoys instead. Squeak just feels more like what Alan
Kay and Seymour Papert had in mind.

Screencasts have their place. I just don't like the idea of going outside of
Squeak to teach someone how to teach using Squeak. We need to bring back

Thanks for taking the time to comment. I'll look more at how to make a

Gary Dunn
Open Slate Project

On Aug 3, 2011 4:00 PM, "Steve Thomas" <sthomas1 at gosargon.com> wrote:


On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 8:44 PM, Gary Dunn <garydunnhi at gmail.com> wrote:
> One of the goals for thi...
A very good goal.  Have you considered using Etoys as a PowerPoint
alternative?   If your target is 14-18 year olds, this may be a much easier
on-ramp for them.  Your ideas and documentation are good a similar version
for Etoys (perhaps using Event Theater to demonstrate how certain things are
done would be nice as you can create "screencasts" within Etoys, just be
sure not to move the mouse too quickly as it can cause problems).

> If anyone has some time (ha ha) I would appreciate any and all comments,
starting with spelli...
One idea is some sample books, perhaps along with screencasts on YouTube or
embedded within the project using Event Theater to demonstrate how you made

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