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|SUBJECT ||Subject: [hangout] using linux in schools
<<wondering what your ideas are to attract kids to the idea of network
computing? Many people reading this might say give them a shell and
Pascal educational modules (or some other language); but this will only
attract a small percentage of the kids.
I would provide all the basic types of programs, write, draw, paint,
www, email; but I was wondering what types of resources or environment
would draw kids in to design a db or develop their networking and
NYLXS has the New York Free Software Schools initiative, and we
are addresing this issue of curiculum now. The issue is far more
complicated than you described, and we've done some work in this
You might contact Marco, the New NYLXS President, and talk to him.
Sole founder of NYLXS, NY Fair Use, The Free Software Institute, the
New York Free Softwre Schools initiative, and more ... in collaberation
NY Fair Use - http//fairuse.nylxs.com/
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