Literacy Project; One World Beat Vilnius
- Marcus, thank you for your wonderful project, which I share with our working
groups for Holistic Helping and for Working In Parallel. Also, Janet and
all, the One World Beat conference went well in Lithuania, here are
I have begun a new literacy project and I am seeking help from anybody
interested. I have created a literacy teaching program which can run entirely
from a CD without need for installation, autonomous of Windows. An illiterate
person just boots from the CD and the program starts. It works with sounds
and images. They only need to use a mouse. No installation required.
My idea is that especially in developed countries the "shame factor" is a
inhibitor to learning. With self-running literacy software on CD anybody can
any PC to learn from. They need no training except how to use a mouse. Of
it is just as useful in developing countries.
I have a demo CD you can download. The program is a very basic prototype to
demonstrate the principle and see whether the concept works. Anybody
please contact me. I would be especially interested in contacts to
who teach literacy. If enough people respond, I can set up a website.
The CD can be downloaded from the link below. Remember it is a "proof of
concept", not a finished product. I need your feedback to build on this
foundation. The CD image is 406MB. It can be slimmed significantly with more