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[school-discuss] suggestions about secondary school project using FOSS

i am currently involved in developing an educational project for
secondary school students (14-18) in Italy, which will be very likely
extended to primary schools (10-13) in a slightly adapted fashion.

At the moment i am looking for case studies/suggestions/experiences in
this field to build the basis of the activity.

The aim is to let young people become aware of the great power of
media technologies and how istructive is to use them under the FOSS
The project has roughly these features:

1. two parts, one school-year long each
2. two teachers involved: one expert in humanities area and the other
(me) in the technological/scientific area
3. roughly 60 guys involved
4. we plan to extend it to primary schools, in the second part

Now, students should not only learn what they can do using more
skillfully Internet, programming tools, website mastering and so on
but also realize some effective output which, eventually may be then
used in the second phase.

Any suggestion is very appreciated. Of course, direct involvement of
other parties around the world is possible and welcome.


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