etoys poem by Kathleen Harness 05-Feb-09 (teefal)
Are you a painter, a writer, a poet, a wit Are you a thinker, a reader, a writer, a clown Are you a seeker, a dreamer, a searcher, a seer? Open a world; Come in!...
Squeakfest Brasil 13-Feb-09 (teefal)
This year we hope to hold two Squeakfest conferences, one in Brasil and another in the United States. While US details are still pending, we're very pleased to announce Squeakfest Brasil! WHEN: July 24th and 25th, 2009 WHERE: Porto Alegre, Brasil WHO: Hosted by UFRGS and Pensamento Digital WHAT: a teacher-oriented, hands-on conference, showcasing Squeak Etoys use throughout Brasil and the rest of South & Central America LANGUAGES: Portuguese and Spanish, with English translators We've timed our conference so you may also attend the 9th World Conference on Computers in Education (WCCE): WHEN: July 27th to July 31st, 2009 WHERE:...
Super Science Kids workshop 26-Feb-09 (teefal)
Right after attending C5 conference, the VPRI Etoys group visited a workshop with Etoys at the Toshiba Science Museum. There are workshops at the museum and Showa Elementary School every month, organised by Toshio Miyasaka from Digital Hollywood Graduate School. At the moment they have a project called "Minnade Tanoshiku Squeak", which means "Let's all enjoy Squeak" in English. The website http://mts-j.hiho.jp/ is in japanese, but one can use Google translation. The objective of the project is to develop teaching materials and test them through conducting workshops for children. Toshio Miyasaka says " I am impressed every time I conduct...