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= JeffreyElkner = == Basic Stuff ==
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I am a high school computer science teacher in the Washington, DC metro area. I've been a Free Software advocate since 1995, and I've been using Free Software in my classroom enviroment for the past 8 years. '''Note:''' ''any similarity between my page and MacoMorgan 's is purely coincidence.''
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I am a huge fan of the Python progamming language, which I use in my first year CS classes.
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My friend PaulFlint introduced me to Ubuntu last December, when he dressed up as Santa Claus and handed out "Warty" C Ds. "Hoary" got me hooked, and I've been installing Ubuntu everywhere I go. '''Name:''' Jeffrey Elkner
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I attended the UbuntuDownUnder conference with friend and soon to be former student, ColinApplegate,
where I worked on the specification for Edubuntu.
'''Location:''' Washington, DC
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In addition to working on Edubuntu, I will be working with Paul on the DCTeam. '''Email:''' jeff@elkner.net

'''IRC:''' jelkner @ irc.freenode.net on #schooltool, #ubuntu-dc, and #ubuntu-sv

'''AIM:''' jelkner

'''Linux User #:''' 35266

'''Ubuntu User #:''' 17475

'''Launchpad:''' https://launchpad.net/~jelkner

'''Current OS's:''' Dapper, Feisty & Gutsy on dozens of machines.

My handle for pretty much the entire internet is jelkner.

== Other Stuff ==

I'm a high school teacher at Yorktown High School in Arlington, Virginia. I've been using GNU/Linux in
the classroom since 1994, and teaching Computer Science with Python since 1998.

=== Education ===

I have an Associate Degree in Computer Science from Northern Virginia Community College, a Bachelors
Degree in Mathematics from University of Maryland, College Park, and a Masters Degree in Computer
Science from Bowie State University.

== Ubuntu Stuff ==

My friend PaulFlint introduced me to Ubuntu in December, 2004, when he dressed up as Santa Claus ("Saint Nicholinus", he says) and handed out "Warty" CDs. "Hoary" got me hooked, and I've been installing Ubuntu everywhere I go ever since.

I attended the UbuntuDownUnder and UbuntuBelowZero developer summits where I worked on the specification
for Edubuntu.

I am also actively involved with the SchoolTool project, as project manager for a competency tracking application called CanDo being written by two of my former students which is being built on top of SchoolTool.


=== Community Involvement ===

I'm a founding member of the DC Ubuntu LoCo Team and YHSLUG. I've setup or helped setup Edubuntu/Ubuntu
labs in the following location in the DC metro area:

  0. Yorktown High School, Arlington, VA - in the CS lab (http://linus.yhspatriot.net/cs).
  0. Tenants and Workers United, Alexandria, VA - Community access lab (http://www.tenantsworkers.org).
  0. HB-Woodlawn Program, Arlington, VA - CS lab.
  0. W-L High School, Arlington, VA - CS lab.
  0. Arlington Career Center, Arlington, VA - Software development lab for CanDo project.
  0. People's Media Center, Washington, DC - Community access lab.

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= Projects =

  * Open Book Project: http://ibiblio.org/obp - Free educational materials.
  * CanDo: http://cando.schooltool.org - The CanDo competency tracking application.
  * SchoolTool: http://schooltool.org - The SchoolTool school information system.
  * MoodleZope : Setting up a school server to run moodle and zope2.7 on port 80
  * LearningZope3 : Creating a simple zope3 application
  * EdubuntuInstallations : Sites where Edubuntu is up and running
  * EdubuntuUserStories : A collection of user stories (in the eXtreme Programming sense) for Dapper
  * MondoMindi : Setting up mondo / mindi backup on a Breezy box
  * [https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RouterConfiguration RouterConfiguration]


= Cool and Useful Stuff =

== IRC weblog Links ==

  * #edubuntu irc logs are located here: http://people.ubuntu.com/~fabbione/irclogs/
  * #schooltool irc logs are located here: http://source.schooltool.org/irclogs/index.html

== Firefox Extensions ==

 * http://www.krickelkrackel.de/autohide/ Full screen mode for firefox. Great for S5 slide presentations.
 * http://chrispederick.com/work/webdeveloper/ Great tools for web developers.

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CategoryHomepage

Basic Stuff

Note: any similarity between my page and MacoMorgan 's is purely coincidence.

Name: Jeffrey Elkner

Location: Washington, DC

Email: jeff@elkner.net

IRC: jelkner @ irc.freenode.net on #schooltool, #ubuntu-dc, and #ubuntu-sv

AIM: jelkner

Linux User #: 35266

Ubuntu User #: 17475

Launchpad: https://launchpad.net/~jelkner

Current OS's: Dapper, Feisty & Gutsy on dozens of machines.

My handle for pretty much the entire internet is jelkner.

Other Stuff

I'm a high school teacher at Yorktown High School in Arlington, Virginia. I've been using GNU/Linux in the classroom since 1994, and teaching Computer Science with Python since 1998.

Education

I have an Associate Degree in Computer Science from Northern Virginia Community College, a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics from University of Maryland, College Park, and a Masters Degree in Computer Science from Bowie State University.

Ubuntu Stuff

My friend PaulFlint introduced me to Ubuntu in December, 2004, when he dressed up as Santa Claus ("Saint Nicholinus", he says) and handed out "Warty" CDs. "Hoary" got me hooked, and I've been installing Ubuntu everywhere I go ever since.

I attended the UbuntuDownUnder and UbuntuBelowZero developer summits where I worked on the specification for Edubuntu.

I am also actively involved with the SchoolTool project, as project manager for a competency tracking application called CanDo being written by two of my former students which is being built on top of SchoolTool.

Community Involvement

I'm a founding member of the DC Ubuntu LoCo Team and YHSLUG. I've setup or helped setup Edubuntu/Ubuntu labs in the following location in the DC metro area:

  1. Yorktown High School, Arlington, VA - in the CS lab (http://linus.yhspatriot.net/cs).

  2. Tenants and Workers United, Alexandria, VA - Community access lab (http://www.tenantsworkers.org).

  3. HB-Woodlawn Program, Arlington, VA - CS lab.
  4. W-L High School, Arlington, VA - CS lab.
  5. Arlington Career Center, Arlington, VA - Software development lab for CanDo project.

  6. People's Media Center, Washington, DC - Community access lab.

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