Earn A Computer

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* Addressing behavioral blocks or frustration is equally important to imparting information. Use constructive praise and be mindful of blocks to learning
 
* Addressing behavioral blocks or frustration is equally important to imparting information. Use constructive praise and be mindful of blocks to learning
  
==Hardware Specifications==
 
EAC 1.0 will work with Tellico Valley Computer Users Group to acquire the first 5 assembled systems, with printers. The first 5 systems will run Windows XP.
 
 
==Presentation Topics==
 
==Presentation Topics==
 
* Computer Introduction and Hardware
 
* Computer Introduction and Hardware
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* Need designated assistants for each class
 
* Need designated assistants for each class
  
NOTE: I'm not sure if you all have toyed with this idea yet or not, but Edubuntu might be a great drop to start these kids off with. Description from Psychocats.net: "Edubuntu uses the Gnome desktop environment but has a different set of default applications from Ubuntu. Its focus is on educational tools. It includes Kolourpaint (an easy to use paint program), Atomix (a puzzle game for building molecules out of isolated atoms), and Xaos (a real-time interactive fractal zoomer)." They further list the Ubuntu.com package search results page for Edubuntu: http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?suite=all&section=all&arch=any&searchon=names&keywords=edubuntu-desktop --- James
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==Hardware Specifications==
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EAC 1.0 will work with Tellico Valley Computer Users Group to acquire the first 5 assembled systems, with printers. The first 5 systems will run Windows XP.
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==Additional Comments and Considerations==
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I'm not sure if you all have toyed with this idea yet or not, but Edubuntu might be a great drop to start these kids off with. Description from Psychocats.net: "Edubuntu uses the Gnome desktop environment but has a different set of default applications from Ubuntu. Its focus is on educational tools. It includes Kolourpaint (an easy to use paint program), Atomix (a puzzle game for building molecules out of isolated atoms), and Xaos (a real-time interactive fractal zoomer)." They further list the Ubuntu.com package search results page for Edubuntu: http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?suite=all&section=all&arch=any&searchon=names&keywords=edubuntu-desktop --- James

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