[Olpc-uk] Teacher Training Preparation - Saturday, 11 July 2009
domlostejon23 at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 13 06:43:47 EDT 2009
Hello mate, another thing i;ve been wondering, how portable are the files
the OLPC creates, so for instance ,if you create a Doc on the OLPC, can you
open it in word?
Think this cross platform compatibilty is pretty important to teachers and
just a thought, see yer wednesday?
2009/7/13 Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com>
> Hi Amir,
> Agreed on keeping it basic. There will also need to be the basics on
> the OS like connecting it to wifi, and also sharing activities.
> The other app that might be worth considering is the physics app.
> On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 8:49 PM, Amir Ansari<amir at open-edu.co.uk> wrote:
> > Sorry I've been offline for the last couple of days - lost my internet
> > connection, turned out to be a faulty modem/router.
> > I was thinking of going through the Journal, Write, Chat and Turtle Art
> > activities - no more than that. Everything else will be centered
> > around those activities: navigation in Sugar, how the collaboration
> > features work, etc.
> > I'll pick something specific from the National Curriculum (haven't
> > decided exactly what yet, but preferably not ICT related) and show how
> > the activities can enhance that particular area of the subject.
> > That should be enough for one session - the teachers will be able to
> > pick up the rest after that.
> > I'm available before 5 if necessary.
> > How are we doing for the initial OLPC orientation? Does the school
> > have a projector+screen, or should we just consider using the large
> > monitor in Stephen's office...?
> > Amir
> > On 12 Jul 2009, at 16:08, <michael_jordan50 at bigpond.com> wrote:
> >> I have added Steve's points into the draft agenda for Tuesday - still
> >> required are a look at the applications that should be shown and
> >> anymore detail anyone thinks should be included.
> >> Amir, please update us on further developments you have made toward a
> >> detailed agenda specifically for Tuesday.
> >> Agenda
> >> Tuesday 14th July
> >> 5:00pm Start
> >> OLPC - vision, activities, etc.
> >> XO laptop and Sugar
> >> * understanding the various buttons and what they did (and didnt) do.
> >> * XO startup / booting / basic attributes
> >> * Connection to networks
> >> Activities - run through a couple of activities and show how they can
> >> fit perfectly into National Curriculum requirements
> >> * Selected list of activities to go through - in detail?
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