If the subject is Pending Motion 2016-33, I am opposed to it for the previously stated reasons. The key activity of SL is developing software designed to help children learn, not providing a friendly environment to learn programming of software for children.
Sean. On Sun, Jun 19, 2016 at 5:06 PM, Dave Crossland <d...@lab6.com> wrote: > Hi > > I would appreciate public consideration of this motion by each member of > SLOB. > > On 3 June 2016 at 14:25, Laura Vargas <la...@somosazucar.org> wrote: > >> I hereby propose the motion to update current SL vision statement: >> >> "About Sugar Labs(R): Sugar Labs(R) is a volunteer-driven member project >> of Software Freedom Conservancy, a nonprofit corporation. Originally part >> of the One Laptop Per Child project, Sugar Labs coordinates volunteers >> around the world who are passionate about providing educational >> opportunities to children through the Sugar Learning Platform. Sugar >> Labs(R) is supported by donations and is seeking funding to accelerate >> development." >> >> To the new proposed text: >> >> "Sugar Labs is a global community where you can learn how to design, >> develop and deploy high-quality Free/Libre Software that facilitates >> self-discovery learning experiences and collaboration among young children >> of all continents." >> >> What is the problem we are trying to solve? >> >> - Current Vision Statement is not wrong – but certainly is not inspiring >> or unique. >> - Current Vision fails to define what we do as an output: we provide >> infrastructure so that a community of people can produce and deliver >> software to children. >> - Current Vision fails to identify our unique "selling" >> points: self-discovery learning experiences and collaboration among young >> children of all continents. >> >> Blessings and thank you very much for your attention. >> -- >> Laura V. >> I&D SomosAZUCAR.Org >> >> Identi.ca/Skype acaire >> IRC kaametza >> >> Happy Learning! >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!) >> IAEP@lists.sugarlabs.org >> http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/iaep >> > > > > -- > Cheers > Dave > > _______________________________________________ > IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!) > IAEP@lists.sugarlabs.org > http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/iaep >
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