[Olpc-uk] A potential partnership with Warwick UNICEF on Campus
d.lakhani at warwick.ac.uk
Thu Nov 12 15:28:37 EST 2009
Hi Martin et al.
Thank you for your response, I started by getting some basic apps running on
my emulator. I appreciate the links and once I get more confidence with
developing apps I 'll get the ball rolling at my end.
Please could you keep me informed about the next meeting in London and I
will try and make it.
On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 11:36 AM, Martin Dengler
<martin at martindengler.com>wrote:
> Hi Dev,
> It sounds like you are keen to work on some big ticket items...that's
> excellent. We (OLPC UK) are a collection of volunteers, so there is
> no organisation to speak of (yet). One can just inform the group of
> what's being done and hope people come along for the ride. I hope you
> get some takers.
> Let me suggest some actions:
> 1) create some content on your own before you start helping others do
> so - this will give you an idea of the challenges so you can be a
> better resource for others.
> and http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_Labs/Getting_Involved#Educator
> are good place to start looking. There are mailing lists in which to
> ask for help on this specifically:
> http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/iaep . Also,
> http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/ has some places you might find
> 2) research the extant content in your chosen area; there are lots on
> the OLPC and Sugar Labs wikis: http://wiki.laptop.org and
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org ;
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Educational_content_ideas is one place to start.
> 3) try to modify an existing Sugar Activity before creating your own.
> Start with "Speak", for example...perhaps make it add "Ask UNICEF about"
> in front of everything it says.
> 4) Consider the messages in your campaign and check out the OLPC wiki
> for marketing-type ideas and inspiration: http://wiki.laptop.org/
> If you need walk-throughs and are in London, perhaps we could have a
> get together and share our knowledge. I'm not sure if there is anyone
> around Warwick that can help with that.
> Olpc-uk mailing list
> Olpc-uk at lists.laptop.org
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