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If you are new to wikis, check out [http://wikieducator.org Wikieducator's] excellent [http://wikieducator.org/Help:Contents tutorials] for an introduction.
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* '''If you are an organization''' and want to participate, create a section for your organization below.
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* '''Create a mentor profile''' for yourself either by editing this page manually (click the "edit" button on the top) <s>or by clicking the "Apply as a mentor" button here.</s> (Suspected vandal entry point.) Also join the [http://groups.google.com/group/summer-of-content mailing list] to get updates and announcements.
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* '''If you are a mentor''' and your organization is listed here, create a mentor profile for yourself in your organization's section.
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* '''If your organization is listed''' in the [[Summer of Content organizations]] list, email the main contact listed for your organization and notify them that you have applied as a mentor.
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* '''If your organization is not listed,''' put "freelance" as your organization (or better yet, convince your organization to join!)
* '''Check out the projects''' on the [[Summer of Content projects|projects]] page; add your ideas, comment on existing ones, and add your names to the projects you're interested in.
* '''Check out the projects''' on the [[Summer of Content projects|projects]] page; add your ideas, comment on existing ones, and add your names to the projects you're interested in.
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== What do mentors do? ==
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== Organization ==
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* '''Mentors...'''
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** Provide advice and guidance to their assigned intern throughout the course of the project
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** Introduce their interns to the community they are developing for
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** Serve as a liason between their intern and the supervising mentor organization
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** Write two progress reports on your intern's progress (less than 1 page each) - one midway through the session, one at the end of the session
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List main Summer of Content contact for this organization, and how to contact them.
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The total time commitment is approximately 30 minutes per week, and everything can be done remotely via email.
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Also put any other information about your organization that potential interns should know when applying.
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= Mentor applicants =
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=== Mentor name ===
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== Mentor name ==
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Write your profile here. Some ideas: contact information, background, links to appropriate pages, kinds of projects you are interested in mentoring, languages you would be comfortable mentoring in.
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'''Sponsor organization:''' Tell us which of the [[Summer of Content organizations]] you are working with.
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=== Developing Curriculum, Inc. ===
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'''Email:''' address (at) domain (dot) com
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Developing Curriculum, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging the development of high-quality learning materials.
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'''Languages spoken:''' List the languages you can mentor projects in here.
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== One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) ==
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'''Background:''' Write your profile here. Keep it short; 4-6 sentences is a good length. Some ideas: location, background and experience, kinds of projects you are interested in mentoring, what you have done for your organization before, specific projects you are interested in. [http://url-goes-here.com Link] to external pages/sites as needed.
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Main Summer of Content contact: [[User:Mchua|Mel Chua]] - contact info on userpage
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== Lauren Klein ==
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More about us at http://www.laptop.org.
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'''Sponsor organization:''' [[Summer of Content organizations#One Laptop Per Child|One Laptop Per Child]]
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=== Mel Chua ===
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'''Email:''' Contact info on [[User:Lauren|user page]].
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Interested in developing a frontpage and supporting materials for volunteer coordination and community-building, running a local Curriculum Jam or overall OLPC Jams development, development of non-conventional textbooks, webcomics. Bio and contact information on [[User:Mchua|user page]].
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'''Languages spoken:''' English
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=== Lauren Klein ===
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'''Background:''' Interested in developing activities, lesson plans, and curricula emphasizing OLPC design features and learning principles.
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Contact info on [[User:Lauren|user page]] - Developing activities, lesson plans, and curricula emphasizing OLPC design features and learning principles.
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== SJ Klein ==
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=== SJ Klein ===
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'''Sponsor organization:''' [[Summer of Content organizations#One Laptop Per Child|One Laptop Per Child]]
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[[User:Sj|Contact info here.]] Localization, learning games, and distributed/synchronized wiki projects.  
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'''Email:''' Contact info on [[User:Sj|user page]].
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== Commonwealth of Learning (CoL) ==
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'''Languages spoken:''' English, German
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[http://www.col.org/colweb/site/pid/3004 Wayne Mackintosh] is the main SoCon contact for COL. [[User:sj|SJ Klein]] or [http://www.col.org/colweb/site/pid/2855 Patricia Schlicht] can be contacted when Wayne is travelling or difficult to reach.
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'''Background:''' Director of Content for OLPC. Interested in localization, learning games, and distributed/synchronized wiki projects.
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The [http://www.col.org/colweb/site Commonwealth of Learning (CoL)] is an intergovernmental organisation created by Commonwealth Heads of Government to encourage the development and sharing of open learning/distance education knowledge, resources and technologies. COL is helping developing nations improve access to quality education and training. In particular, they are the group behind [http://wikieducator.org/ Wikieducator].
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== Wayne Mackintosh ==
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COL will sponsor stipends for five successful project submissions for SoCon 2007. ''Applicants must be Commonwealth citizens or residents.'' You can work remotely (actually, we'd prefer to have people outside Vancouver join us) or in the Vancouver office if you live in the area, subject to available physical space at our offices.
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'''Sponsor organization:''' [[Summer of Content organizations#Commonwealth of Learning|Commonwealth of Learning]]
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=== Wayne Mackintosh ===
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'''Email:''' Contact info on [http://www.col.org/colweb/site/pid/3004 website].
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[http://www.col.org/colweb/site/pid/3004 Wayne Mackintosh] - eLearning and ICT Policy - A free education curriculum by 2015
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'''Languages spoken:''' English
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=== Joshua Mallet ===
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'''Background:''' Interested in eLearning and ICT Policy and developing free education curriculum by 2015. Works on http://wikieducator.org.
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* [http://www.col.org/colweb/site/pid/2846 Joshua Mallet] - Learning and Livelihoods and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
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== Joshua Mallet ==
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=== Patricia Schlicht ===
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'''Sponsor organization:''' [[Summer of Content organizations#Commonwealth of Learning|Commonwealth of Learning]]
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* [http://www.col.org/colweb/site/pid/2855 Patricia Schlicht] - Programme Assistant for Joshua Mallet and Wayne Mackintosh
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'''Email:''' Contact info on [http://www.col.org/colweb/site/pid/2846 website].
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== Freelance mentors ==
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'''Languages spoken:''' English
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=== Mentor name ===
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'''Background:''' Interested in Learning and Livelihoods and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
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Write your profile here. Some ideas: contact information, background, links to appropriate pages, kinds of projects you are interested in mentoring, languages you would be comfortable mentoring in.
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== Patricia Schlicht ==
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'''Sponsor organization:''' [[Summer of Content organizations#Commonwealth of Learning|Commonwealth of Learning]]
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'''Email:''' Contact info on [http://www.col.org/colweb/site/pid/2855 website].
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'''Languages spoken:''' English
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'''Background:''' Programme Assistant for Joshua Mallet and Wayne Mackintosh
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== Adam Hyde ==
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'''Sponsor organization:''' [[Summer of Content organizations#FLOSS manuals|FLOSS manuals]]
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'''Email:''' <adam@flossmanuals.net>
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'''Languages spoken:''' English
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'''Background:''' Founder of [http://flossmanuals.net FLOSS Manuals]. Interested in mentoring for FLOSS Manuals.
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== Alfonso de la Guarda Reyes ==
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'''Sponsor organization:''' [[Summer of Content organizations#Centro Open Source|Centro Open Source]]
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'''Email:''' {{Pending|needs email}}
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'''Languages spoken:''' {{Pending|Needs languages spoken}}
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'''Background:''' Loves the research and development on mostly all areas, main goal: go forward the FLOSS projects from Latin America, specially filling some miss parts in the world. [http://delaguarda.info Alfonso's Blog].
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== Mel Chua ==
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'''Sponsor organization:''' [[Summer of Content organizations#One Laptop Per Child|One Laptop Per Child]]
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'''Email:''' [[Image:Mel-email.JPG]]
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'''Languages spoken:''' English, American Sign Language (basic)
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'''Background:'''Electrical and computer engineer with a strong interest in education. Interested in developing a frontpage and supporting materials for volunteer coordination and community-building, running a local Curriculum Jam or overall OLPC [[Jams]] development, development of non-conventional textbooks, webcomics. Also interested in accessibility, particularly for the hearing-impaired. A longer biography and contact information is available on my [[User:Mchua|user page.]]
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== Andy Pethan ==
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'''Sponsor organization:''' currently none
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'''Email:''' [http://wiki.laptop.org/go/User:Rockychat3 user page]
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'''Languages spoken:''' English, minimal Spanish and French
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'''Background:''' Interested in sustainable development work through entrepreneurship and appropriate technology.  Spent a month in Guatemala with Community Enterprise Solutions, a organization that does this type of work.  I am basically a freelance helper guy that would be happy to work with any project, especially those related to development or education.
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== Kevin Driscoll ==
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'''Sponsor organization:''' [[Summer of Content organizations#Developing Curriculum, Inc.|Developing Curriculum, Inc.]]
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'''Email:''' driscollkevin (at) gmail (dot) com
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'''Languages spoken:''' English and Spanish (in a pinch.)
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'''Background:''' I'm in transition from three years of high school teaching at Prospect Hill Charter High School to graduate studies at MIT.  I am interested in equity, liberty, and happiness for students and their families, teachers, and institutions worldwide.  To begin this process, I want to "free" the curriculum so that teachers can focus their energies on personalization, individualization, and localization.  I also have a technical background and can contribute to software development efforts.
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== Rowen Remis R. Iral ==
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'''Sponsor organization:'''OLPC Philippines http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Philippines WE NEED SPONSOR: OLPC
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'''Email:'''
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wenmi01 (at) spymac (  period ) com
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'''Languages spoken:''' List the languages you can mentor projects in here.
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Tagalog/Filipino
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English
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Nihongo
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'''Background:'''
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Fundametal IT Engineer
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I'll be helping in development and promotion of OLPC project.  I'm also one of the major movers of the PhilNITS Society who wants to do changes by use of IT.
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I also like to work with my team and learn with them, I push project and time and put things in order for smooth execution and wants to achieve goals that was set.
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PROJECT - http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Linux_Porting_and_Developing_Educational_Software
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[http://wenmi01.bravehost.com My website]
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http://wiki.laptop.org/go/User:Rowen_Remis_R._Iral
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== David Sasaki ==
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'''Sponsor organization:''' [http://globalvoicesonline.org| Global Voices]
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'''Email:''' outreach (at) globalvoicesonline (dot) org
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'''Languages spoken:''' English, Spanish
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'''Background:''' Director of Outreach for Global Voices. We are distributing microgrants to citizen media outreach projects in the developing world. We received 140 proposals, but could only fund five projects for the first round of funding.
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http://www.globalvoicesonline.org/2007/05/31/rising-voices-seeks-micro-grant-proposals-for-blog-outreach/
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http://www.globalvoicesonline.org/2007/07/04/congratulations-rising-voices-grantees/
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http://wiki.rising.globalvoicesonline.org/
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== Wendy Drexler ==
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'''Sponsor organization:  Freelance'''
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'''Email: wdrexler@gmail.com'''
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'''Languages spoken:  English'''
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'''Background:''' Third grade teacher working on PhD in Educational Technology.  Very passionate about the power of collaboration using Web 2.0 applications.  Graduate work focused on collaborative blogging, impact of technology on the brain, and incorporating technology into service learning.
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Personal Blog:  http://www.teachweb2.blogspot.com
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Teach Web 2.0 Collaborative Effort (under development):  http://teachweb2.wikispaces.com/
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Kids Galore Helping Kids in Darfur (Developed by my third grade class):  http://www.shorecrest.org/Darfur.html
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Class Website:  http://w3.shorecrest.org/%7Ethirdgrade/GR3/Drexlerclasswebsite/index.html
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== Duke Crawford ==
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'''Sponsor organization:''' [http://more.read.fm read.fm]
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'''Email:''' firstname (at) read (dot) fm
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'''Languages spoken:''' english, espanol, italiano
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'''Background:''' http://duke.read.fm wants to work w/ hackers to integrate [[twext]], [[scratch]], [[tprs]] into a free game called [[storyasking]]..
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== Arjun Sarwal ==
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'''Sponsor organization:''' [[Summer of Content organizations#Commonwealth of Learning|Commonwealth of Learning]]
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'''Email:''' arjun at laptop dot org [[User:Arjs|user page]].
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'''Languages spoken:''' English, Hindi
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'''Background:''' Undergraduate at NSIT, New Delhi. Summer Intern '07 at OLPC.

Current revision as of 17:23, 4 July 2009

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Contents


If you are new to wikis, check out Wikieducator's excellent tutorials for an introduction.

  • Create a mentor profile for yourself either by editing this page manually (click the "edit" button on the top) or by clicking the "Apply as a mentor" button here. (Suspected vandal entry point.) Also join the mailing list to get updates and announcements.
  • If your organization is listed in the Summer of Content organizations list, email the main contact listed for your organization and notify them that you have applied as a mentor.
  • If your organization is not listed, put "freelance" as your organization (or better yet, convince your organization to join!)
  • Check out the projects on the projects page; add your ideas, comment on existing ones, and add your names to the projects you're interested in.

What do mentors do?

  • Mentors...
    • Provide advice and guidance to their assigned intern throughout the course of the project
    • Introduce their interns to the community they are developing for
    • Serve as a liason between their intern and the supervising mentor organization
    • Write two progress reports on your intern's progress (less than 1 page each) - one midway through the session, one at the end of the session

The total time commitment is approximately 30 minutes per week, and everything can be done remotely via email.

Mentor applicants

Mentor name

Sponsor organization: Tell us which of the Summer of Content organizations you are working with.

Email: address (at) domain (dot) com

Languages spoken: List the languages you can mentor projects in here.

Background: Write your profile here. Keep it short; 4-6 sentences is a good length. Some ideas: location, background and experience, kinds of projects you are interested in mentoring, what you have done for your organization before, specific projects you are interested in. Link to external pages/sites as needed.

Lauren Klein

Sponsor organization: One Laptop Per Child

Email: Contact info on user page.

Languages spoken: English

Background: Interested in developing activities, lesson plans, and curricula emphasizing OLPC design features and learning principles.

SJ Klein

Sponsor organization: One Laptop Per Child

Email: Contact info on user page.

Languages spoken: English, German

Background: Director of Content for OLPC. Interested in localization, learning games, and distributed/synchronized wiki projects.

Wayne Mackintosh

Sponsor organization: Commonwealth of Learning

Email: Contact info on website.

Languages spoken: English

Background: Interested in eLearning and ICT Policy and developing free education curriculum by 2015. Works on http://wikieducator.org.

Joshua Mallet

Sponsor organization: Commonwealth of Learning

Email: Contact info on website.

Languages spoken: English

Background: Interested in Learning and Livelihoods and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

Patricia Schlicht

Sponsor organization: Commonwealth of Learning

Email: Contact info on website.

Languages spoken: English

Background: Programme Assistant for Joshua Mallet and Wayne Mackintosh

Adam Hyde

Sponsor organization: FLOSS manuals

Email: <adam@flossmanuals.net>

Languages spoken: English

Background: Founder of FLOSS Manuals. Interested in mentoring for FLOSS Manuals.

Alfonso de la Guarda Reyes

Sponsor organization: Centro Open Source

Email: needs email

Languages spoken: Needs languages spoken

Background: Loves the research and development on mostly all areas, main goal: go forward the FLOSS projects from Latin America, specially filling some miss parts in the world. Alfonso's Blog.

Mel Chua

Sponsor organization: One Laptop Per Child

Email: Image:Mel-email.JPG

Languages spoken: English, American Sign Language (basic)

Background:Electrical and computer engineer with a strong interest in education. Interested in developing a frontpage and supporting materials for volunteer coordination and community-building, running a local Curriculum Jam or overall OLPC Jams development, development of non-conventional textbooks, webcomics. Also interested in accessibility, particularly for the hearing-impaired. A longer biography and contact information is available on my user page.

Andy Pethan

Sponsor organization: currently none

Email: user page

Languages spoken: English, minimal Spanish and French

Background: Interested in sustainable development work through entrepreneurship and appropriate technology. Spent a month in Guatemala with Community Enterprise Solutions, a organization that does this type of work. I am basically a freelance helper guy that would be happy to work with any project, especially those related to development or education.

Kevin Driscoll

Sponsor organization: Developing Curriculum, Inc.

Email: driscollkevin (at) gmail (dot) com

Languages spoken: English and Spanish (in a pinch.)

Background: I'm in transition from three years of high school teaching at Prospect Hill Charter High School to graduate studies at MIT. I am interested in equity, liberty, and happiness for students and their families, teachers, and institutions worldwide. To begin this process, I want to "free" the curriculum so that teachers can focus their energies on personalization, individualization, and localization. I also have a technical background and can contribute to software development efforts.


Rowen Remis R. Iral

Sponsor organization:OLPC Philippines http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Philippines WE NEED SPONSOR: OLPC

Email: wenmi01 (at) spymac ( period ) com

Languages spoken: List the languages you can mentor projects in here. Tagalog/Filipino English Nihongo

Background: Fundametal IT Engineer I'll be helping in development and promotion of OLPC project. I'm also one of the major movers of the PhilNITS Society who wants to do changes by use of IT.

I also like to work with my team and learn with them, I push project and time and put things in order for smooth execution and wants to achieve goals that was set.

PROJECT - http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Linux_Porting_and_Developing_Educational_Software

My website

http://wiki.laptop.org/go/User:Rowen_Remis_R._Iral

David Sasaki

Sponsor organization: Global Voices

Email: outreach (at) globalvoicesonline (dot) org

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Background: Director of Outreach for Global Voices. We are distributing microgrants to citizen media outreach projects in the developing world. We received 140 proposals, but could only fund five projects for the first round of funding.

http://www.globalvoicesonline.org/2007/05/31/rising-voices-seeks-micro-grant-proposals-for-blog-outreach/ http://www.globalvoicesonline.org/2007/07/04/congratulations-rising-voices-grantees/ http://wiki.rising.globalvoicesonline.org/

Wendy Drexler

Sponsor organization: Freelance

Email: wdrexler@gmail.com

Languages spoken: English

Background: Third grade teacher working on PhD in Educational Technology. Very passionate about the power of collaboration using Web 2.0 applications. Graduate work focused on collaborative blogging, impact of technology on the brain, and incorporating technology into service learning.

Personal Blog: http://www.teachweb2.blogspot.com

Teach Web 2.0 Collaborative Effort (under development): http://teachweb2.wikispaces.com/

Kids Galore Helping Kids in Darfur (Developed by my third grade class): http://www.shorecrest.org/Darfur.html

Class Website: http://w3.shorecrest.org/%7Ethirdgrade/GR3/Drexlerclasswebsite/index.html

Duke Crawford

Sponsor organization: read.fm

Email: firstname (at) read (dot) fm

Languages spoken: english, espanol, italiano

Background: http://duke.read.fm wants to work w/ hackers to integrate twext, scratch, tprs into a free game called storyasking..

Arjun Sarwal

Sponsor organization: Commonwealth of Learning

Email: arjun at laptop dot org user page.

Languages spoken: English, Hindi

Background: Undergraduate at NSIT, New Delhi. Summer Intern '07 at OLPC.

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