[IAEP] Can Sugar run as a web-based OS?
cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 22:33:46 EDT 2012
On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 9:50 PM, <marilyn at ourdyslexicchildren.org> wrote:
> I am a lurker. I have just begun working as a consultant to Rice
> University's stemscopes.com educational website to help them modify it to
> accommodate dyslexic students. STEMscopes specializes in science
> Can Sugar be web-based?
> I used Sugar as a teacher and found it to be very interactive and adaptable
> to dyslexic students. It would merge beautifully with STEMscopes'
> There is the possibility that we could suggest that schools install Sugar to
> use with their activities. However, as a long time teacher, I can tell you
> that schools are unlikely to do that. It is too much work. It would be
> better if it could be integrated into web-based lessons.
> What do you think?
While there are many ways to get Sugar onto machines of nearly any type:
If the concern is installing software, then you may want to look at
Sugar on a Stick:
You can download the latest here:
The price of 1 or 2 GB USB drives (especially if purchased in bulk)
have gotten quite reasonable. There have been pilots in American
schools with SoaS.
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