[Squeakland] An opportunity to promote Squeak in Singapore
k1harness at insightbb.com
Fri Feb 15 04:38:45 PST 2008
Have you looked at the materials K-5 Technology Passport at
I wrote them as introductions to Etoys in the classroom and have used them
with many young beginners. The site also has some children's projects in the
Library Collection tags: letter slates, number slates, Aesop's Fables,
Science Books, and others.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Harish Pillay 9v1hp" <h.pillay at ieee.org>
To: "squeakland" <Squeakland at squeakland.org>
Sent: Friday, February 15, 2008 1:28 AM
Subject: Re: [Squeakland] An opportunity to promote Squeak in Singapore
> Thanks, Luke, Tony and Eric for your responses. It is certainly
> to see the offers of suggestions and ideas.
> The contest the ITSC is running, called code::XtremeApps:: 2008 has two
> categories - an open and a junior. The junior category is what I alluded
> to -
> for 12 and under. THe open category is for just about anyone to take part
> and is pretty much what we did last year:
> For the junior category, there exists some local expertise in Alice and a
> decision has to be made as to whether Alice or Squeak is to be the chosen
> platform. If anyone of you have worked with both, can I ask for a
> opinion on the merits of them? I have found out that stuff created in
> cannot be "exported" and worked on by others. That could put a constraint
> on how the contest is run. Squeak, on the other hand, can easily import
> export stuff giving the children their own space to work and then for the
> to combine. Please confirm that this is doable.
> I need to report back to the organizing committee this coming Monday as to
> which platform to use and I would love to have Squeak as the one.
> I will look into all the links provided by the Luke and Tony to understand
> better. I am a coder myself, but I haven't had a chance to teach
> to young children and am trying to get my head around to the merits of
> and Squeak for this task.
> Appreciate your inputs and suggestions.
> Harish Pillay h.pillay at ieee.org gpg id: 746809E3
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