Sugar Labs @ NDSU

Building a smarter computing culture in Fargo, ND

Marketplace Center : Kids Won’t Leave – Numbers are Growing | Hands of Charity XO Project

Marketplace Center : Kids Won’t Leave – Numbers are Growing | Hands of Charity XO Project.   Great list of Sugar Activities being used by kids in this location (Kenya?).

February 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maker Scouts Home

Maker Scouts Home. Maybe Maker Scouts is the way to scale “Sugar Labs @ NDSU” and Sugar more generally.  The Sugar community should definitely be engaged in a conversation with … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reboot in Recruiting Women

  The Chronicle of Higher Education has an article in its Nov. 2 “Diversity in Academe” issue about recruiting women to Computer Science.  A few schools are commended for having … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

World Peace and other 4th-Grade Achievements Extended Trailer – YouTube

World Peace and other 4th-Grade Achievements Extended Trailer – YouTube. Another great example (in addition to the XO and Sugar) of what education should look like in the 4th grade.

July 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

One Tablet Per Child: Walter Bender Discusses Future of OLPC | GBI Portal

One Tablet Per Child: Walter Bender Discusses Future of OLPC | GBI Portal. I remember hearing that Walter was speaking to USAID but I just stumbled across this report on … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Is SoaS ready for prime time?

We’ve been using Sugar on a Stick (SoaS) for almost two years now in after school programs, and generally its performance has been acceptable.  I wouldn’t want to be a … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · 14 Comments

Ten things about computer use in schools that you don’t want to hear (but I’ll say them anyway) | A World Bank Blog on ICT use in Education

Ten things about computer use in schools that you don’t want to hear (but I’ll say them anyway) | A World Bank Blog on ICT use in Education. The 10 … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Madison Sugar Day Write Up

Last piece of “press” that we will share for a while (we are slated to be on the NDSU front page in a couple of weeks).  The NDSU Newsletter wrote … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Good press coverage of “Sugar Day” at Madison Elementary

A WDAY video and a Forum story.  Both did a nice job considering their time constraints.

March 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Press Release: Sugar Day at Madison

    “Sugar on a stick” helps kids learn to learn:  Event Set for Tuesday March 27 at Madison School in Fargo   March 26, 2012 – Fargo, N.D. – … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

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