Kim Rose Kim.Rose at
Thu Feb 20 08:11:44 PST 2003

That sounds great, Phil!  Please keep us posted on how the activity 
progresses!  Good luck and have fun,

At 9:01 AM -0500 2/20/03, Phil Firsenbaum wrote:
>In fact, we're doing just that using Roamers (big floor robots) from 
>Valiant. My Squeak project is a simulation of the work kids are 
>doing on the floor with Their Roamers. I'm actually doing the 
>project in MicroWorlds as well since I have much more proficiency in 
>that environment.
>It'll be interesting to see the kids reactions to the different environmnets.
>On Wednesday, February 19, 2003, at 11:27 AM, Kim Rose wrote:
>>The other thing I might suggest, especially since you are working 
>>with younger children, is to do some measuring activities off the 
>>computer in conjunction with this computer based project. 
>>Measuring in pixels is still an abstraction.....espcially for the 
>>younger kids.


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