[IAEP] activites known not to either work at all or not on certin platforms
caroline at solutiongrove.com
Tue Feb 10 22:31:13 EST 2009
hmm, ok I find that page pretty confusing and hard to use but then I'm not a
wiki is all type person. If its working for you and your the activity team
then we should try to use it.
Maybe you could cross link from the SoaS page.
I think our underlying problem is that there is not very much testing being
On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 10:26 PM, Wade Brainerd <wadetb at gmail.com> wrote:
> We are trying to gather activity status information at
> http://sugarlabs.org/go/ActivityTeam/ActivityStatus - there is a 'soas'
> tag which indicates the activity works on SoaS, any errors should be
> reported in the Remarks column.
> But despite a few public requests we haven't managed to get any SoaS test
> results posted there.
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 10:18 PM, Caroline Meeks <solutiongrove at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Do we have a place for testers to record the what works with which
>> If not perhaps someone could set it up on the moodle system
>> schools.sugarlab.org using the moodle database module:
>> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 9:14 PM, David Van Assche <dvanassche at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> ok? I guess this will be contreversial but it must be said and acted
>>> upon (much more importantly)
>>> Im gonna try and make this easy:
>>> SoaS - the latest fedora core based
>>> I tried to impress my 9 year old gescwister... (related one)
>>> Speak - it will not even launch.... why is it then on a disitributed
>>> ubuntu -
>>> no read
>>> no write
>>> no jiggzawpuzzle
>>> anything tam tam based
>>> until very recently even browse
>>> pdf reader of any kind
>>> video chat
>>> abc flower (thing doesnt even exist)
>>> ok, that is about 50% of the failed testtube babies...
>>> what is the solution:
>>> we test the damn tings before release.... we do what greg
>>> dekoenigsberg quite elegantly suggested. a 3 tier solution:
>>> 1. make an educator mailinglist.... we get every educator we know on
>>> the list. We start off the discussion with what is really needed...
>>> the simple stuff... the stuff u guru coders can whip up in days:
>>> 1. typing tutor... all it should do is allow kids to follow whatever
>>> the teacher is directing. speed of typing is recorded? accuracy; graph
>>> based report; printable to parents... stars given to best pupils...
>>> guys these are real world scenarios... not invented by devs.. asked
>>> for by teachers qnd not surprisingly thinking why it does not yet
>>> 2 same for maths... times tables/division/addition/substraction....
>>> groupings of kids, reports, printibale to both parents ant teachers...
>>> 2. (gdk) guys this is what teachers want... I reallly hate to say
>>> this; but the stuff right now on sugar apart from speak, which when
>>> working every teacher loves, is an absolute waste of educators time...
>>> yes the activities can be properly used... but basics first! mailing
>>> list to get the, involved; we mention the activities that we (welll
>>> actually they) have come up with, we discuss very briefly;
>>> 3: (gdk)then make a moodle/wiki page where educators and devs get
>>> together to create the tools that we actually need (the ones that will
>>> really chqnge the world)
>>> I hope no one takes this is as a critcism of the effort put into
>>> creating activities till now; but people... lets frocus... lets sugar
>>> mean something for teachers
>>> David (nubae) Van Assche
>>> IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
>>> IAEP at lists.sugarlabs.org
>> Caroline Meeks
>> Solution Grove
>> Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
>> 617-500-3488 - Office
>> 505-213-3268 - Fax
>> IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
>> IAEP at lists.sugarlabs.org
Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
617-500-3488 - Office
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