[LCA2015-Chat] RFC Parenting Miniconf at lca2016
SvenDowideit at home.org.au
Thu Jan 22 22:44:11 AEDT 2015
and to add (and cc) a little more organisation to this
On 20/01/15 11:50, Thomas Sprinkmeier wrote:
> On 01/20/15 12:02, Robyn Willison wrote:
>> There are versions for Linux, Android, MacOSX and Windows it appears
>> the Android version has a small cost and the others are free.
> IIRC the Windows version also has a small cost.
>> Let your teachers know that this software is LEGAL to copy and give
> Or give away a whole DVD full of stuff including GCompris:
> I've probably got the old DVD ISO somewhere in case anyone is interested.
> It should probably get updated, maybe even re-spun as a bootable USB
> (I'll have a go at de-mothballing this if there's enough interest)
>> From their website http://gcompris.net/index-en.html
>> GCompris is a high quality educational software suite comprising of
>> numerous activities for children aged 2 to 10.
>> Some of the activities are game orientated, but nonetheless still
>> Below you can find a list of categories with some of the activities
>> available in that category.
>> computer discovery: keyboard, mouse, different mouse gestures, ...
>> arithmetic: table memory, enumeration, double entry table, mirror
>> image, ...
>> science: the canal lock, the water cycle, the submarine, electric
>> simulation ...
>> geography: place the country on the map
>> games: chess, memory, connect 4, oware, sudoku ...
>> reading: reading practice
>> other: learn to tell time, puzzle of famous paintings, vector
>> drawing, cartoon making, ...
>> Currently GCompris offers in excess of 100 activities and more are
>> being developed. GCompris is free software, that means that you can
>> adapt it to your own needs, improve it and, most importantly, share
>> it with children everywhere.
>> On 20/01/2015 5:21 AM, Michael Schmitz wrote:
>>> Thanks Thomas,
>>> I'll give that a try, our little monster starts kindy this week, there
>>> may be reading on the cards soon.
>>> I'll mention gcompris to the kindy staff - not sure what they already
>>> have on their computers, this may be a nice addition (or something to
>>> recommend for the parents).
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