Re: [NTLK] Newton, education and emancipation

From: Newton <>
Date: Sat Nov 17 2007 - 11:33:17 EST

L.W. Brown,
that's a very kind offer and I will certainly take you up on it, and
probably put out a general appeal for eMates that might be donated to
such a project, on this list at the end of December - but na´s tuke
thaj latcho baht, as we say in RomanŰs (thank you very much and luck
to you).
Please do hold onto those machines and I will draw up the project
outlines with one of my project workers, then post it for comments
and suggestions from the members of this list, who can always be
relied upon for innovative and creative input. I think the project
could both be one that encouraged students to use the eMates as
learning tools, and to respond to the experience of using them
(perhaps even posting to this list, with translation of course) in a
project 'diary' or 'journal'.
Thank you also to the suggestions about the sort of applications that
could be used, they are really useful.
Ašen devlesa (blessings to you),
Adrian Marsh
Newton 2100 and Mail V

On 17 Nov 2007, at 17:49, wrote:

> From: "L.W. Brown" <>
> Subject: Re: [NTLK] Newton, education and emancipation
> Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2007 14:40:52 -0500
> Kind of a cool project: refurbish & deliver a bunch of eMates so you
> can actually carry out a project...
> I have 2 un-modified "review"-model eMates I would donate...
> On 15. Nov.,`07, at 14:37 EST, Newton wrote:
>> This is a great idea and certainly would give me the push to really
>> develop the project proposal for the Gypsy kids in Turkey. As an
>> educational resource its worth pursuing what still available for
>> supporting learning and at which level (primary, secondary and
>> tertiary). With this kind of information, it would be possible to
>> design small projects for mobile education, for home learning and
>> even adult education for basic skills. In the Turkish context, the
>> possibility of putting eMates into classrooms (as they were never
>> there in the first place) does exist additionally (I can think of a
>> great school in Edirne where the teaching staff and the principal are
>> so dedicated to this community).

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