[OLPC Brasil] Why call tools "activities"?

José Antonio joseantoniorocha at gmail.com
Wed Apr 4 20:48:27 EDT 2007

The term "activity" is not aplicable in Brazil, in this sense, as 2
millions teachers already use it in another meaning. Just will cause
too much confusion than help the learning work.

On 4/4/07, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> If a pencil is a tool, then presumably writing is an activity? But in
> Sugar, we plan to take it even further: the idea is that the writing
> activity includes peer editing, sharing, collaborating, etc. It is the
> latter distinction we are trying to make from traditional applications
> (tools).

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