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Re: [seul-edu] Young Linuxers - Too hard? No way!
Michelle Head wrote:
> Bill Tihen -- TECHNOLOGY wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I think this is an excellent idea. I will add an
> > advocacy section to the docs site. Please feel free to
> > write some advocacy materials.
> > Bill
> > Quoting Doug Loss <email@example.com>:
> > > Karl wrote:
> > >
> > > > These 'case-studies' alone, (even just 5 or 10
> > surveys from students
> > > > around the US who are involved in setting up the
> > YHSLUG linux-lab, and
> > > > others like it) would prove to be invaluable
> > presentation materials in
> > > > pushing linux-solutions to other K12 schools. Along
> > with student essays
> > > on
> > > > how linux has helped their education (etc) their
> > teachers/metnors can
> > > > submit results of how open source has enhanced their
> > learning curve, or
> > > > taught them to work well with others, taught the
> > research skills, job
> > > > skills, etc etc etc.
> > >
> > > > This also means that there is a lot of work to be
> > done, at least from my
> > > > point of view. It means that those of us who are
> > interested, and have the
> > > > time/initiative/energy to help gather these
> > results/case-studies need to
> > > > come together, and post our findings, and
> > collections of opinons and
> > > > proven case-studies.
> > > >
> > > > I hope that anyone who wants to work together on
> > this, or knows of a
> > > group
> > > > already working on this education-advocacy-how-to
> > (similar to Doug Loss'
> > > > commercial-port-advocacy-how-to), gets in touch with
> > me.
> > >
> > > This is exactly in line with the SEUL/edu
> > documentation project. Karl, you
> > > should
> > > contact Bill Tihen about his SEUL/edu documentation
> > guide, which will
> > > eventually be a
> > > writer's guide for this kind of thing. I'm sure he'll
> > be supportive of
> > > your efforts and
> > > will have some useful insights to give.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Doug Loss Even if you're on the right
> > track,
> > > Data Network Coordinator you'll get run over if you
> > just
> > > Bloomsburg University sit there.
> > > firstname.lastname@example.org Will Rogers
> > >
> > >
> > __________________________________________
> > TASIS (The American School In Switzerland)
> > Lugano-Montagnola, Switzerland
> > <http://www.tasis.ch/>
> I am already in contact with Justin, student leader of the Yorktown High
> School LUG and plan to do an article for LinuxMall.com. Is there
> anything in particular you would like to see covered? I intended to to
> bios + Linux backgrounds on the kids, a history of the group, an
> overview of their objectives and accomplishments so far. I also intend
> to include questions about their support system; parents, teachers,
> school funding, donations and the like.
> If you or Bill Tihen (mentioned in the above message) would like to get
> back to me with a writer's guide, I would certainly include those
> guidelines within the context of the interview.
> The article can be linked to seul-org, this list and anyplace else you
> would like once it's done. Would appreciate any suggestions from you; I
> want this piece to have a lot of impact.
> Many Thanks,
> Michelle L. Head
> Michelle Head : Michellh@LinuxMall.com
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Will keep my eyes open. I appreciate the interest and help!
Michelle Head : Michellh@LinuxMall.com
LinuxMall is --------> The Linux Superstore
Tel: 303-693-3321 Fax: 303-699-2793