Ubuntu Desktop Team Indaba (AMA) - January 27, 2023 @ 9PM UTC

What is the Ubuntu Desktop Team Indaba? Indaba is a South African term for “a conference or consultation between people”. This will be a live stream event, featuring members of the Ubuntu Desktop Team and members of the community. To get a feel for what to expect, you can review the previous months’ Indabas.

The details are:

When: 2023-01-27T21:00:00Z
Where: UbuntuOnAir - YouTube
Where: UbuntuOnAir - Twitch
Hosts:

Guests:

  • Andrew Dobbie - is a Regional Science & Technology Educator at Centennial Sr PS with the Peel District School Board in Brampton, Ontario Canada. He has been integrating emerging technologies in his classrooms for the past 20 years. Andrew is a Google Certified Innovator (#tor16) & #TeachSDGs Global Ambassador who continues to coach teachers & students regarding efficient technology application (e.g., Re-imaging old, slow computers with Linux OS, gSuite integration) in support of student success throughout the learning process. He is an OISE graduate (2002) with an Honours Science Specialist in Education.

  • Stu Keroff - is a technology integrationist at Aspen Academy in Savage. He is the founder of the first two middle school Linux clubs in Minnesota: the Community School of Excellence Asian Penguins and the Aspen Academy Penguin Corps. He has written several articles on school-based Linux clubs and is the author of “The Linux Club Guide” at http://linuxclubguide.com.


Welcome back from the holiday break! We wanted to kick off this year with an episode where we hear from educators on how they use Ubuntu as a teaching tool. Together we can all find out how best to improve the ecosystem specifically for education!

We stream to both YouTube and twitch and we see the live chat in both for you to join the discussion and ask any questions of us. You are also welcome to ask your questions on this thread in advance and we’ll do our best to answer them on air :slightly_smiling_face:

To accommodate the educator’s teaching schedule, this episode is a bit later than usual but if you can’t watch it live be sure to watch the recording at your convenience!

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We mentioned some links in today’s Indaba so I wanted to paste them here for discoverability:

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