Make. Play. Remix. Learn.
Use Inkscape to create graphics, remix others, share and collaborate with others, and explore how software can have the 4C's of 21st Century Learning Skills (Communicating, Collaborating, Creating & Critical Thinking) built in.
We'll start with a brief talk: 21st Century Software.
If you want to learn more about using free & open source software in schools, here are a few places to check out:
For the hands-on tasks (links below), you'll need Inkscape. You may need Sozi (the Inkscape extension that allows zooming presentations). Note that you are free to use either software and share with your friends, colleagues, students, etc.
The best way to get a feel for software is to use it. These are a few simple tasks for you to try. You do not have to do all of them & you don't have to do them in order! Pick one and click the link.