[K12OSN] LTSP Teacher forums
dhuckaby at paasda.org
Mon Dec 6 16:02:08 UTC 2004
Yes, the OS/X version of OO works great.
Graduating student bought herself one of those "cute little mac laptops".
But she didn't want to spend the $200 or so for MS-Office...so she asked
me if I had anything that could help her...
15 minutes later she was all jazzed to be using the same programs they
use in the library =)
Jay Pfaffman wrote:
>On Thu, 02 Dec 2004 19:17:35 -0500, John Baillie
><jbaillie at stmarys-school.org> wrote:
>>R. Scott Belford wrote:
>>We have one teacher that questions why we aren't using "main stream"
>>software in the lab. I made a couple of templates in OpenOffice for her
>>4th grade class to use in their studies on US states. She was tickled to
>>death and didn't give me that "I wish we were using the software I have
>>at home." look.
>At a presentation I gave last week, a couple people told me that they
>installed OpenOffice and changed the Icons to the Word and Excel icons
>and several people haven't noticed! Of course another benefit of OSS
>is that people *can* use the same software at home (at least once
>there's a native version of OpenOffice.org for OS X).
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