[Etoys] So what does everyone use in the classroom?
korakurider at gmail.com
Mon Apr 7 07:53:04 EDT 2008
I would repeat: etoys is NOT DEAD and ALIVE WELL.
I think you misunderstand. OLPC is just one of platform etoys run and
it doesn't replace anything existing.
Yes, we are developping the latest etoys mainly for OLPC platform,
but the same image with appropriate VM works very well on other platforms.
And in near future that will be released as package.
snapshot of the work.
On Mon, Apr 7, 2008 at 8:35 PM, Joe Apuzzo <japuzzo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok, so eToys is dead as OLPC has replaced it.
> Since I am in USA we do not have access to OLPC in the classroom.
> What is the best alternative to eToys that is similar?
> (needs to run on Mac and Windows)
> Thank you for your assistance
> Korakurider wrote:
> > Why you state eToys dead?
> > Yes, the download kit on squeakland would be stable one. (the latest
> > version is squeakland2005)
> > But we have been working very hard on improvement for OLPC etoys (so
> > many updates :-) and we will be able to use of the result on non-OLPC
> > platform (next version of squeakland - will be called as "Squeakland
> > OLPC")
> > /Korakurider
> > On 4/7/08, Joe Apuzzo <japuzzo at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> With eToys dead ( not updated in over 2 years )
> >> And no books in print.
> >> What have teachers replaced eToys with? ( seeing that Squeak is a dead
> >> language )
> >> Joe Apuzzo
> >> Gnu_Joe
> >> www.mhvlug.org
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