[IAEP] http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Education_Team#Commentary

Caroline Meeks caroline at solutiongrove.com
Tue Aug 4 18:33:50 EDT 2009

On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 6:29 PM, Dennis Daniels <dennisgdaniels at gmail.com>wrote:

> GPA?


> I'm not sure I understand your adult/student ratio at your
> installation... what is the ratio?

I don;t know. About normal or a bit better. Its a pilot school there are 2
or 3 classes per grade so when the grade level works as a team that is quite
a few adults. I expect Ill learn more about how it works in practice in

> Team approach? How many are being paid?
> What does 'work 10-6' mean?

10am to 6pm shift. Its an Extended Day School about 50% of the students stay
afterschool for daycare.  The workers for that start during the school day
so they have continuity.

> thanks,
> Dennis
> > So far all the adults in the school we have talked to have been very
> > enthusiastic.
> > The GPA uses a team approach. Each grade level seems to have at least 6
> > adults, teachers, adults that work 10-6 for after care, reading and
> special
> > education specialists, interns, student teachers.  Also the Science
> teacher
> > handles science for all grades.  So 100% of students using Sugar for
> > learning will not require anywhere near 100% of the teachers.

Caroline Meeks
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