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* 2007/06 (EN/UK) Kids say [http://fridge.ubuntu.com/node/603 "Thanks Edubuntu!"]. If you look carefully, you will see that the 2 computers are running GCompris.
* 2007/06 (EN/UK) Kids say [http://fridge.ubuntu.com/node/603 "Thanks Edubuntu!"]. If you look carefully, you will see that the 2 computers are running GCompris.
* 2007/05 (FR) La commission scolaire des sommets au Canada propose une [http://logicielseducatifs.qc.ca/index.php?page=detail_produit&id=1714 évaluation] de GCompris.
* 2007/05 (FR) La commission scolaire des sommets au Canada propose une [http://logicielseducatifs.qc.ca/index.php?page=detail_produit
* 2007/04 (FR/BE) Dans le [http://www.epn-ressources.be/?p=448 centre de ressources des espaces publics numériques de Wallonie], il est mentionné que GCompris s’impose désormais comme l’un des logiciels libres phare ludo-éducatif pour les enfants de 2 à 10 ans.
* 2007/03 (FR) [http://www.echosdunet.net/dossiers/dossier_1504_gcompris+logiciel+ludoeducatif+pour+grands+comme+petits.html Une interview de Bruno] dans Echos Du Net.
* 2007/02 (ES) [http://www.craaltaribagorza.net/article.php3?id_article=625&var_recherche=gcompris Software abierto, libre y gratuito en la escuela de Sahún], in Aragon Spain.
* 2006/11 (FR) [http://www.generationcyb.net/GCompris-un-logiciel-educatif GCompris : un logiciel éducatif libre pour les 2 à 10 ans]. Article très précis pour une utilisation de GCompris dans le cadre d'un espace public numérique EPN ou Cyberbase.
* 2007/02 (EN/Indi) [http://raviratlami1.blogspot.com/2007/02/best-free-edutainment-software-for-your.html  Ravishankar Shrivastava's Blog] presents GCompris as 'The best free edutainment software for your kids'. We also learn from his blog that Ravishankar does a lot to localize free software in Hindi.
* 2007/02 (FR) [http://www.etab.ac-caen.fr/circo-trouville/blog/index.php?2007/02/03/9-gcompris-livre-en-standard-avec-abuledu-et-telechargeable-pour-windows Le blog pédagogique trouvillais] GCompris : livré en standard avec [http://www.abuledu.org ABULEDU] et téléchargeable pour Windows. Ce billet inclus un récapitulatif des activités, à afficher dans votre classe.
* 2007/01 (FR) [http://pedagogie.ac-toulouse.fr/lotec/PrimTice46/Vers/Index.htm Toulouse Académie], Exploration de logiciels auprès des élèves de maternelle de l'école de Vers dans le Lot (46) en vue de l'acquisation de certaines compétences de base du B2i.
* 2006/11 (ES) [http://www.grupocpd.com/archivos_documentos/info_meduxa/meduxa_project_released/# mEDUXa] is a Free Software GNU/Linux distribution developed for educational purposes that is part of the MEDUSA project. It will be deployed in 35,000 computers distributed in 1100 schools, which represents 325,000 possible users (25,000 teachers and 300,000 students).the Canary Islands state schools. The project includes GCompris.
* 2006/11 (FR) Le site Generationcyb spécialisé dans les points d'accés public pour les jeunes vient de publier [http://www.generationcyb.net/spip.php?article892 un article très complet] sur GCompris.
* 2006/11 (EN US) Knox Community Elementary uses GCompris with their Kindergarten classroom. Find [http://www.knox.k12.in.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=6596&pagecat=118 here] and [http://www.knox.k12.in.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=6596&pagecat=112 here] the classroom in action.
* 2006/10 (EN) A [http://www.rlhc.net/blog/?page_id=71%22 CDROM compilation] of free software for windows that include GCompris.
* 2006/10 (CA Catalonia) [http://www.lafarga.cat lafarga] informs us that a [http://www.lafarga.cat/node/1362 pilot of a new school GNU/Linux distribution] will start with 20 schools. The distribution includes GCompris, the distribution is named [http://linkat.xtec.cat/portal/ LinKat].
* 2006/10 (EN UK) A non profit organisation organised a fest around a school. They provided recycled computers to the school. The computer are installed with [http://www.edubuntu.org/ Edubuntu] which includes GCompris. [http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=280193&page=2 Kids say "Thank you (Ed)Ubuntu Team"].
* 2006/10 (EN US) [http://www.acape.org The cape organisation] propose GCompris in their [http://www.acape.org/garrigans/wkshp/foss/ guide] "Helping teachers and students learn the cutting-edge skills that power an information economy.".
* 2006/10 (IT Italy) GCompris is presented on the [http://www.bdp.it/software/valutati/risult.php?risult=446 Indire] web site. Indire is the official institute for innovation and educational research in Italy.
* 2006/10 (PT_BR Brazil) The site DICAS-L has [http://www.dicas-l.com.br/brod/brod_20060704.php an article] presenting free educational applications, including GCompris.
* 2006/10 (FR France) The SCÉRÉN (CNDP, CRDP, CDDP) is an official organisation that support documentation centers within schools in France. They [http://www.logiciels-libres-premierdegre-sceren.fr/article.php3?id_article=365 host an article] about GCompris.
* 2006/10 (CL Chili) [http://www.educalibre.cl/node/639 Educalibre project] provide LTSP GNU/Linux based solution for schools in Chili.
* 2006/10 (CA Quebec French) [http://www.mille.ca/ MILLE], Modèle d’Infrastructure de Logiciel Libre en Éducation, a pour but de réduire les coûts d’acquisition et de maintenance des infrastructures matérielles et logicielles. [http://www.mille.ca/Premier-deuxieme-cycle GCompris est proposé].
* 2006/10 (EN US) [http://enterprise.linux.com/article.pl?sid=06/09/22/1542254&from=rss The six branches of the Howard County Library] system in Maryland provide 300 computers to their clients. This week, every computer has been upgraded from a "homegrown" Linux kernel, to Groovix, an Ubuntu Linux derivative. Guess what educational software they propose.
* 2006/09 (EN/India) The southern Indian state of Kerela is in the process of [http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS8687173118.html migrating all computers] in its 12,500 high schools from Windows to Linux. Of course, they use GCompris.
* 2006/09 (FR) An [http://jeuneschecy.free.fr/rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=13 official public internet access point] in Checy (France, Loiret) that includes GCompris in it's training tool.
* 2006/09 (ES) GCompris is referenced on the official web site of the Education and Cultural concil of the Spain Region of Murcia. [http://www.educarm.com/admin/webForm.php?ar=110&mode=visualizaAplicacionWeb&aplicacion=LINUX&web=5&sid=be4a7c7398a4fceb309ae1add016fa31  They mention] us in the list of available Educational software.
* 2006/09 (FR Belgium) GCompris and Tuxpaint are [http://linstit.ibelgique.com/DOSSIER.pdf used in a set of Belgian schools]
* 2006/09 (Turkish) Description of some activity on this [http://bote.gen.tr/gcompris Turkish portal].
* 2006 (FR Québec) A [http://c-rdi.qc.ca/produits/aff_fiche.asp?fiche=1714 mini evaluation of GCompris] on the site of the CRDI (Direction des ressources didactiques) of the Québec Government.
* 2006 (FR) GCompris mentioned as used in the [http://www.esg95.net school of Sainte Genevieve] (Argenteuil France). They mention that they prefer free software because they can let children use them at home.
* 2006 (FR) GCompris is [http://cndpll1.hosting.cri74.org/rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=83 well referenced] in the web site of the French CNDP (an organisation that provides documentation to schools).
* 2006 (EN) Ordissimo, a French computer maker who claim to have built the simplest computer on earth [http://www.ordissimo.com/index.php?main_page=fonction&language=en includes Tuxpaint and GCompris]. The computer runs GNU/Linux and has a very simplified user interface. They target seniors not willing to learn how to fight windows viruses.
* 2006/09 (PT_BR Brazil) Gcompris is an excellent program, not only for educators but also for the parents who want to use its potential with their children, stimulating them in the efficient use of the computer in house. See the full post on the [http://melhorart.blogspot.com/2006/08/conhea-o-gcompris.html Jenny Horta blog].
* 2006/09 The article intro is "Demonstrating that learning is best when it is fun, the GCompris educational suite offers a wide variety of pleasurable activities for children everywhere.". A very complete article in [http://www.tuxmagazine.com/ Tux Magazine Issue #17].
* 2006 (ES Colombia) Within a slide presentation of different software used by the [http://www.gfc.edu.co Gimnasio Fidel Cano], there is an [http://www.gfc.edu.co/si/linux/presentaciones/forolocal2005/primaria/img7.html introduction to GCompris].
* 2006 (Flemish) On a web site supported by the Flemish Department of Education, there is an [http://www.klascement.net/index.php?menu=ictmenukleuter&keuze=fichedetail&fiche=11 instruction] on how to use GCompris in a classroom.
* 2006/08 (EN Mali) [http://www.geekcorps.org/2006/08/supporting-schools-in-mali/ Geekcorps] did set up a [http://skolelinux.org Skolelinux system] and they conclude: After some initial skepticism people realized the solution worked and that the system could perform like a modern computer. The most appreciated software installed included a local Wikipedia mirror, and the computer learning game “gcompris.”.
* 2006/08 (EN South African) In tectonic online magazine: [http://www.tectonic.co.za/view.php?src=rss&id=1097 Easing kids into free software]. I really want to discuss my daughter's favourite, GCompris. I came across this comprehensive educational package on a magazine coverdisk, and tried it out. What a bundle of fun learning games in one package! GCompris caters for children from ages three and up (to about 14 I would say)...
* 2006/06 (EN Egypt) A report of GCompris being used in [http://www.apc.org/english/news/index.shtml?x=5039199 Upper-Egypt]. We really need an updated Arabic translation.
* 2006/06 (CS Czech) [http://www.ceskaskola.cz/ICTveskole/Ar.asp?ARI=102969&CAI=2129 A very complete overview].
* 2006/03 (BR Brazil) A [http://www.paixaopelavida.com/?q=node/26 computer training] using GCompris
* 2006/01 (EN) A presentation given by the [http://morrisbrandon.com/classrooms/admin/BeeBoard/K12LTSP/Brandon_New_Technology%20_Staff.pdf#search=%22Morris%20Brandon%20gcompris%22 Morris Brandon teachers]. They explain how Free Software and GCompris is used in their school.
* 2006/01 (FR): The Micro Hebdo review in the paper mag and online (in french. Resume:they have mixed feelings, saying that activities are good, but hard to choose and instructions are only written)
* 2006/01 (FR): A [http://www.gap.ien.05.ac-aix-marseille.fr/rre/article.php3?id_article=1453 very detailed presentation] on the web site of the l'Académie Aix-Marseille (Official Educational Institution), by the 'réseau rural d'éducation Embrunais Savinois'.
* 2005/05 (FR): An interview of [http://lea-linux.org/cached/index/Software-jeux-gcompris.html# Clément and Clara by Anne]. Clément and Clara are the son and dauther of Bruno.
* 2005: [http://www.lug-ld.de/bildergalerie/linuxinfotag_2005/index.php?pic_nr=13 A GCompris booth] during a LUG event in Germany

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