[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] Report from the field (graz,Austria#1)

Ties Stuij cjstuij at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 22:54:59 EST 2009

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 5:34 AM, Wade Brainerd <wadetb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey David,
> Thanks for the excellent report - it's always great to hear feedback from
> real teachers.
> On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 6:13 PM, David Van Assche <dvanassche at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>        Typing tutor or spelling activities
>> In a similar vein, some kind of activity for practicing spelling
>> should be implemented and monitored in the same way as a maths apps...
>> A general request for all activities was the ability to have an admin
>> view/session that the teacher could use to follow scores, assignment
>> of individual objects of a particular activity and their layout, and
>> the users themselves. This would be something like a monitoring tool.
> I've been working on a Typing Tutor for the past few months, it's called
> Typing Turtle.  I hope to have a first general release in the next month or
> so.
> http://dev.laptop.org/~wadeb/TypingTurtle-6.xo (check the folder for updates
> in the future)

Yea, try out Wade''s tutor, it's pretty cool, and advancing rapidly.
I'm a bit of a fan. Comes with lesson builder, is easily translatable,
and the initial balloon practice game is awesome.


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