[Olpc-Haiti] Getting started in localization (was Re: [Olpc-open] [IAEP] volunteer translators needed)
echerlin at gmail.com
Fri May 13 11:28:00 EDT 2011
On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 10:01, Caroline Meeks
<caroline at solutiongrove.com> wrote:
> Hi Tim and Beth,
> We are training a group of volunteers from the Haitian Coalition in Etoys
> tomorrow. We have some practice at teaching Etoys at this point.
> How/what would you like me to teach them about translating?
> What is the minimum they need to know to start helping you?
I wrote this in the Wiki when I first started recruiting localizers
for Haiti and Cambodia.
There is other useful information on that page. Please add what you
learn from this experience, and tell everybody "Mèsi" nan men m 'ak
nan chak grenn timoun ayisyen.
> On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 10:18 AM, Timothy Falconer <teefal at waveplace.org>
>> Hi partners and friends,
>> We're looking for a little help with our Waveplace courseware. We're
>> hoping to get it all translated into:
>> Haitian Creole
>> Our funds are limited, so I wanted to know if you have any volunteers who
>> could possibly help in this effort.
>> Our courseware is located
>> at http://wiki.waveplace.org/display/wp/Courseware. So far, the lessons we
>> have finished are:
>> General-->Basic Etoys (needs outlines and projects translated)
>> Language Arts-->Storytelling (needs outlines translated)
>> Mathematics-->Geometry (needs outlines and projects translated)
>> Science--> Motion (needs projects translated)
>> Health--> Clean water (unfinished but can translate what projects are
>> Health--> Malaria (unfinished but can outlines in the meantime)
>> Technology-->Sugar (needs outlines translated)
>> As you can see, it's a bit of work. Many things are already translated
>> into Haitian Creole, but not everything.
>> Please let me know if you can offer any help to us!
>> Thanks so much!
>> Timothy Falconer
>> Waveplace Foundation
>> + 1 610 797 3100 x33
>> IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
>> IAEP at lists.sugarlabs.org
> Caroline Meeks
> Solution Grove
> Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
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