[clug] Linux on new school computers [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
bob at cs.anu.edu.au
Thu Nov 29 02:31:30 GMT 2007
Thanks for that starting point, Jeff. Not sure what the basis is for
your confidence that I wouldn't need any help for the presentation...
(which is a round-about way of saying that I think I will need all
the help I can get!).
> Robert Edwards wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Thanks, I got moodle (and Samba), but I am looking for an app that
>> runs on a laptop for teaching some secondary-level concepts like math
>> or science etc. that is FOSS and preferably Australian.
>> I guess there aren't any around (yet), but there could be...
>> Maybe an Aussie geo-political game of some sort? Some sort of
>> climate-modelling simulation for high-school students? Sex-ed?
>> Oh well, if it all actually comes about, I guess I'll just show that
>> Linux can display a web-page as good as the rest and that OpenOffice
>> can do the job.
> While I'm sure you don't need any help on the presentation. I thought
> I'd draw up a list of every discipline that I could think of and start
> adding applications to have something ready to demo in every possible
> field, plus the general stuff like open office,
> Foreign Languages
> eg parley http://edu.kde.org/parley/
> http://www.shatters.net/celestia/ (suggested by Dave)
> eg https://canorus.berlios.de/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
> General/back office
> Open Office http://openoffice.org/
> Moodle http://moodle.com/ and http://moodle.org/
> Can anyone think of more to add?
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