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SEUL.org: Linux in Education Report #82

Nov 10, 2002, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Doug Loss)

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"The O'Reilly Network recently published an article, 'Python Escapes Classroom,' about Jeff Elkner's work in updating the venerable teaching program Karel the Robot to work with Python. The most interesting point made in the article is that Jeff seems to have lost control over the project as his students have taken it over and are going beyond what he intended.

"On October 31 we received this email message from Kyle Johnston with SchoolNet Namibia. He was alerting us to an open letter that Joris Komen had just written to Microsoft's regional manager for South and East Africa. The letter is an interesting view into Microsoft's practices in regards to making donations to various countries around the world..."

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