[SATLUG] Presentation for So. San High School

Howard Haradon hharadon at gmail.com
Thu Apr 1 14:55:07 CDT 2010


On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 1:17 PM, Peter Cross <pjcrux at gmail.com> wrote:
> depending on when it is I could assist as well. I could speak to the
> commercial side of selling Linux when used in enterprise data centers.
>
> On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 2:13 PM, Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I'd be happy to do so...maybe a few of us can go to provide some
>> perspective
>> on the field...mine would mainly be DoD/Secure systems
>>
>> On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 2:09 PM, Howard Haradon <hharadon at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Hello,   The message below came to me today.  I am hoping that
>> > someone in our group can help out with this.
>> >
>> > Howard
>> >
>> >
>> > date    Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 11:17 AM
>> > subject presenter at a high school
>> >
>> > hide details 11:17 AM (1 hour ago)
>> >
>> > "Hello Mr. President,
>> >
>> > My name is Raul Salazar and I am a teacher at South san High School
>> > here in San Antonio. I teach multimedia and computer science. I had
>> > been teaching at the middle school, but this is my first year in the
>> > high school. So, this means that I had to teach programming. I first
>> > started programming using windows, but I knew that I had to introduce
>> > my students to linux.
>> >
>> > In our lab we have 26 Dells, and I installed Ubuntu inside windows,
>> > since the district technology people get touchy when we mess with
>> > their computers. I used Wubi.  So, the main reason for the this email
>> > is to find out if SATLUG can put me in contact with a person that
>> > might come and talk to my students and do a little presentation on
>> > linux and programming careers or something similiar. My students love
>> > Ubuntu, especially the games. We were even talking about doing a field
>> > trip to a place where they use linux and meet with some linux
>> > professionals or programmers.(maybe Rackspace or UTSA)
>> >
>> > If you have any information on having a presenter, I would appreciate
>> > it.  Also, we are also trying to program some basic games in python in
>> > linux, we are having some issues installing it and running Pygame.
>> > Well, thanks for any help."
>> >
>> > Raul Salazar
>> > South San Antonio High School
>> > Multimedia and Computer Science Teacher
>> > --

>> --

> --
> Cheers!
>
> Peter J. Cross
> San Antonio, TX
>
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>
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Ernest and Peter,  Thanks for stepping up on this project.  Maybe
it would be good to give me some kind of time frame that would
work for you two - times and days that are generally best for you
to get down to So. San.

Howard


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