[Grassroots-l] [IAEP] Waveplace Video Blog
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Wed Feb 15 09:39:48 EST 2012
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On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 9:32 AM, Timothy Falconer <teefal at waveplace.org> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Quite a lot has happened at Waveplace over the last year or two, though you
> might not know it, given how little we blog or post videos these days.
> In summary, we've brought laptops to 33 schools, most of them in Haiti.
> We've trained 165 adults to become mentors. We've created 16 weeks worth
> of courseware using Etoys and Sugar.
> All of that is prequel, though, to what we comes next. I often joke that
> Waveplace's mission is "Nice laptop, now what?" (training) Well, now it's
> become, "Nice training, now what?" The answer is ... Assessment,
> Courseware, Outreach, Reflection, Network ... aka, Project Acorn.
> As Project Acorn unfolds, I'll make video logs instead of written blogs,
> posting them in rough form to keep folks informed.
> You can follow along here: http://waveplace.org/news/
> or here: http://youtube.com/waveplace
> or here: http://www.facebook.com/waveplace (please like us)
> or here: http://twitter.com//waveplace (please follow)
> I'll be posting a new video every weekday, always at noon, New York time.
> My hope is to use the videos as a vehicle for recording some of the
> experience we've accumulated in the last 4+ years, so that others may
> And no, I don't like seeing myself on video or hearing myself talk. Quite
> the contrary. But it's the simplest fastest way to do this.
> Take care,
> IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
> IAEP at lists.sugarlabs.org
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