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Open Source For Youth

Using Open Source software with youth.

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Open Source For Youth

  1. 1. Free online and open source software for working with youth and teens Mary Kyle Open Source:  Or 22 free software in 20 minutes
  2. 2. What we will cover <ul><ul><li>What is Open source? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What's out there and how would I use it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Places to for OSS and Info </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What and why? <ul><ul><li>http://www.opensource.org/docs/osd </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most are Free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community of collaborators </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Art & animation <ul><ul><li>TuxPaint - Pre-K to Gr 5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SketchUp - 10+ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inkscape - 12+ </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Image Editors <ul><ul><li>Photoshop Express </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Picnik </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SplashUp </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GIMP  </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Our Universe <ul><ul><li>Celestia  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stellarium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Earth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Mars </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Educational Games <ul><ul><ul><li>GCompris - Pre-K to Elementary </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FreeCol and FreeCiv – High School </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>TuxTyping - grade 3+ </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Game Creation and Programming Languages <ul><ul><ul><li>Game Maker </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scratch </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Alice </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Audio <ul><ul><ul><li>Audacity - audio recording and podcasting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Office Suites <ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Zoho </li></ul><ul><li>Open Office/NeoOffice </li></ul>
  11. 11. Where to find it? <ul><ul><li>Google search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SourceForge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Softpedia </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Blogs and Podcasts <ul><li>Librarian In Black </li></ul><ul><li>iLibrarian </li></ul><ul><li>Buzz Out Loud </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Planet </li></ul><ul><li>Kojo Nnamdi's Computer Guys and Gal </li></ul><ul><li>LifeHacker </li></ul><ul><li>Make </li></ul>
  13. 13. Thank You! ~ Mary Kyle, Tech Education Specialist ImaginOn: The Joe and Joan Martin Center www.imaginontech.blogspot.com

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Using Open Source software with youth.

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