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Re: K-8 Curriculum
On Tue, 10 Nov 1998 EAMorical@aol.com wrote:
> Tomorrow I should be meeting with a teacher to go over the K-8 curriculum.
> Here is a list of questions I have put together.
> Is the curriculum a local policy or based on a national model?
> >From Doug's and Micah's posts I'll ask about the following:
> Kid Writer (a word processor for kids that allows them to create simple
> pictures and then to write down stories about them).
> At Ease (simplified user interface for kids).
> Drill and practice software for spelling and arithmetic.
> I don't know where it came from but I have a note that says (Power Point or
> Magic Point early development). What is it?
> Anything else?
> After I talk to the teacher, I'll make a list of the required software. We'll
> need a web page to put it on. As I see it providing some of the software is
> fine for home use if their is a Linux system but to replace Mac/Windows in
> schools requires all the software. This why I want to get it all listed.
Let me know how it goes. I'm in the middle of a HOWTO on implementing
Linux in the classroom. The experience would be a great help.
Will post the alpha version of the HOWTO in a day or two.