[OLPC library] Qs on the kids doc for XO
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On Nov 26, 2007 4:53 PM, Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have started some documentation of documentation projects on the Wiki at
> OLPC Publications. Please let me know what other projects are happening.
> On Nov 17, 2007 11:57 AM, Anne Gentle <annegentle at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I've been working on the doc team doing some kids documentation for
> > the XO. It is available on the wiki at
> > http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Simplified_user_guide.
> I'll add a link from my page.
> > I welcome you all to
> > contribute where and when you can. Future plans are to make an
> > image-based rather than text doc (such as those here
> > http://www.flickr.com/photos/crimsonninjagirl/sets/72157600039184160/)
> > as well as continuing to write sections from the rough table of
> > contents posted here:
> > http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=pjAQh2AGJq8fEij0Kd-1oHw. The
> > primary audience is the student but teachers' and parents'
> > perspectives are also considered.
> > I have a few questions.
> > 1) I see there is a way to get a laptop through the developer's
> > program. Does laptop.org have plans for a similar program for
> > educators? The reason I'm asking is because I'm considering starting
> > XO summer camps in Austin, TX, where kids could attend for a week, and
> > teachers could build and test curriculum for the kids in attendance,
> > then make that curriculum available as e-books on the XO. I'd need to
> > buy a dozen XOs I suppose. Does anyone have ideas for funding for this
> > type of idea? I have a draft business plan started. Also, please let
> > me know if this would duplicate any other similar efforts.
> I have not heard of any plans to provide any developers with XOs. The
> Wiki says to install a development envirenment on a regular PC, or run
> one in emulation.
> I'm working on a project linking a school in Texas with a
> coffee-growing village in Tanzania, and on ways of raising funds for
> their work together.
> > Thanks,
> > Anne
> > e: annegentle at gmail.com
> > b: www.justwriteclick.com
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