KDE-Edu has been invited to an education event in Brussels

Timothée Giet animtim at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 10:48:00 UTC 2018

Le 26/02/2018 à 14:01, Paul Brown a écrit :
> On Monday, 26 February 2018 13:38:20 CET Timothée Giet wrote:
>> Le 26/02/2018 à 09:27, Paul Brown a écrit :
>>> On Friday, 23 February 2018 22:02:30 CET Paul Brown wrote:
>>>> Hello,
>>>> We are looking to extend the range of events we go to so we can reach a
>>>> larger audience. One thing we have been talking about is trying to reach
>>>> more teachers. Thanks to your work, this is something we can do, so we
>>>> have
>>>> been looking for events where teachers, school principals, and parents
>>>> may
>>>> congregate.
>>>> The other day someone sent me this:
>>>> https://educode.be/
>>>> I talked to the organiser and he says the organisation would be very
>>>> happy
>>>> that we participated. We can have a booth (at no cost), run workshops,
>>>> stage demos, give talks, etc.
>>>> Note that this is not an event where you would go to talk with other
>>>> developers. The technical behind-the-scenes aspects of your software is
>>>> unimportant for the audience that will attend. This is a place where
>>>> teachers, students and parents with possibly zero programming knowledge
>>>> will want to test your software and check its usefulness in the
>>>> classroom.
>>>> This means, apart from your knowledge of the applications themselves (due
>>>> to having created them), your experience in teaching, or your experience
>>>> of working with teachers, students and schools who used the software,
>>>> will also be helpful.
>>> Does anybody have any comments on this?
>>> Cheers
>>> Paul
>> Hi,
>> I would be interested to present GCompris there, like a small talk/demo.
> Yes. If I understand right, there will have a demo area where students,
> parents, teachers and school principals will be able to try FLOSS classroom
> applications.
>> Also would be interested to have a booth to show it, if others are
>> interested we could have a nice KDE-edu booth.
> They have also offered us this, so we can have a couple machines with KDE-Edu
> applications for 1-on-1 demos. They say we can also take stickers and so on.
>> Others motivated?
> As an ex-teacher, I would like to go with you. I think GCompris would be a
> great application to show at the event.
> It looks like the best days to go would be the 27th and 28th.
> Cheers
> Paul

Nice, I didn't know you were a teacher, great if you can join.

Yes looks like the 27th and 28th are the best days to go.



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