[linux-audio-user] Software suitable for children
brad at sonaural.com
Sat Dec 9 14:42:26 EST 2006
> On Sat Dec 09, 2006 at 11:21:40AM +0100, Bengt Gördén wrote:
>> One of my colleges asked me about Linux audio software suitable for children.
>> I must admit that I never thought of that. Although I have children of my
>> own. My children play with our small studio and if theres a problem I'm there
>> anyway. But my college needs software that is more geared towards ease of use
>> and in his case towards children (not that fluent in English) in the age of
>> 6-7 years. So if you have any suggestion it would be appreciated.
> git clone git://dev.laptop.org/projects/tamtam
Tamtam is a good one to look at and the OLPC is a good reference.
Here's the OLPC Wiki link:
and the repo:
Along the same lines, while not Linux only and not only for audio but
entire multimedia, you should definitely look into eToys. eToys runs in
squeak, a Smalltalk-80 environment. eToys and other educational apps
have been running in squeak and used in schools for many years around
Here are some links:
Squeakland: http://www.squeakland.org/ - click on "What is Squeak" for
a good overview
eToys on the OLPC laptop: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Etoys
Articles on eToys and education:
Some info for teachers:
Very good site for French speakers (or have google translate):
Squeak main site: http://www.squeak.org/
If you would like more information, please don't hesitate to ask.
Squeak is a rich environment and I think many here would find it
engaging and fun. BTW, the latest Linux VM has an ALSA plugin.
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