[etoys-dev] French teachers start using EToys to teach technology in school

Yoshiki Ohshima yoshiki at vpri.org
Mon Dec 7 13:51:19 EST 2009

At Tue, 1 Dec 2009 23:55:06 +0100,
Séverin Lemaignan wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I drop you a short mail just to report on last Saturday training
> session that we've been organizing with the French Planete Sciences
> association for technology teachers from the region of Toulouse.
> About 15 of them attended, including people from the Teachers college of Tarbes.
> We were using a special Squeak image based on EToys 4 with extensions
> to control external electronic boards (including the Arduino board).
> People had very positive comment on their experience with Etoys and
> its possible connections with the "real world", especially since
> robotics is now part of the official curriculum in high-schools in
> France.
> Details (in French) and a couple of pictures here:
> http://www.planete-sciences.org/robot/boiteabots/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=34&Itemid=35

  Very cool!

  What do you think that typical high school teachers teach in
robotics courses?

-- Yoshiki

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