Mon Nov 24 06:36:30 EST 2008
JLearn interface is pretty simple: one box showing you the question, and on=
box to enter the answer.
If you don't know the answer, just press the [space key] and it will be
Quizzes are submitted by the community, you can find some here or even writ=
He won a contest with OLPC France.
On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 9:15 PM, Samuel Klein <meta.sj at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is brilliant! Definitely brightened my day.
> I just converted it to an xol bundle which you can try downloading...
> You should create a page about it (and tell this story!) on our wiki...
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Yay-bee-see (page not created yet :)
> On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 12:21 PM, Ben Wiley Sittler <bsittler at gmail.com>
> > Hi,
> > I have just joined this list and read through the archives, but could
> > not find anything similar. I also didn't find mention of anything
> > similar on the OLPC Wiki.
> > I recently wrote some software for use by my daughter on her OLPC. It
> > runs inside the Browse activity, either locally using a "file:" URI or
> > over the network. I don't know whether it will be of interest to
> > anyone else, but I have released the software to the public domain and
> > packaged it along with scaled-down (1600x1200 or less) copies of some
> > public-domain images and some copyrighted-but-free-to-redistribute
> > images under GFDL, and various Creative Commons Attribution-Share
> > Alike, Attribution, and Share Alike licenses. Individual attribution
> > for each image is included in the application source code.
> > overview:
> > help learn letters and numbers, and is intended to be used with adult
> > supervision and involvement. It is fairly easy to customize it to use
> > different images and support different alphabets simply by editing the
> > contents of the <style> element in the HTML file.
> > The software is very, very, very simple =97 it just echoes typed letter=
> > and numbers in a large, colorful font and shows a somewhat-relevant
> > background image for each one. The images are various freely-usable
> > ones I found on Wikipedia or in the Wikimedia Commons. View source
> > code for full copyright information for the associated images.
> > online version of the "Yay!, Bee, See" application:
> > http://xent.com/~bsittler/yay-bee-see.html<http://xent.com/%7Ebsittler/=
> > an archive of the application (ZIP, ~15 MiB) including all images:
> > http://xent.com/~bsittler/yay-bee-see.zip<http://xent.com/%7Ebsittler/y=
> > blog post about it:
> > http://bsittler.livejournal.com/15244.html
> > background:
> > My daughter (who turns two this week) has been enjoying her OLPC from
> > last year's G1G1 program much more than I expected she would
> > (originally I intended to wait until she was older and literate to
> > introduce her to the OLPC, but she seemed to treat it as a favorite
> > toy starting around the age of 18 months.) She likes the Record
> > activity (she calls it "Waving hand" and uses it like a mirror-image
> > mirror,) Skype (not bundled, but she uses it to talk to and see
> > far-away family,) and listening to music (theclassicalstation.org).
> > She also likes pressing buttons, rotating the "ears" and screen, and
> > opening and closing the laptop. However, she seems somewhat frustrated
> > by not being able to do things on it for herself (or as she puts it,
> > "do it self!",) so I thought I might write a small program where her
> > keypresses give some feedback, and help reinforce her interest in the
> > digits and letters of the alphabet (she loves being read to and
> > recognizes many letters and digits, but does not seem to understand
> > reading yet.)
> > -Ben
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Learn (JQuery learn) is a simple program that allows you to learn anything =
(if a quizz has been written of course!).<br>
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