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Open source programming languages for kids - Etoys, also on 500K OLPC

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 69.158.55.153] on December 22, 2008 05:53 AM
Etoys, developed by the Squeak community and based on Squeak, http://squeakland.org/download/ has been developed specifically with children education in mind. It allows to build scripts that run simulations, animations, study massively parallel systems (Kedama). Version 4 is completely free software (some contributions with unknow origin removed). If required, the underlying Smalltalk engine can be also used.

It is also on 500K OLPC-XO laptops. http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Etoys amd http://www.flickr.com/photos/postneo/337801809/

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