[sugar] 9.1 Proposal: Report cards on XO
Wed Oct 22 22:10:56 EDT 2008
All of this is already implemented in Moodle which will be installed in XS.
On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 2:07 PM, Eben Eliason <eben.eliason at gmail.com>
> > I'm not sure that such an idea actually requires a special activity,
> > or a "report card" template with preset fields. It seems to me that
> > the item of importance is the ability for the teacher to give each kid
> > an immutable object which they may then view on their XO, and take
> > home to show their parents. This object might be a .pdf, or it might
> > be an image, or it might be something else, but the teacher could
> > create such an object in Write, or in a spreadsheet activity, or in
> > whatever suits their needs best.
> > It seems to me that the more interesting part of this problem is the
> > distribution method. Unlike a homework assignment where the teacher
> > could share an activity, or (in the future) send an object to everyone
> > in the class group, there is need to distribute files individually to
> > the kids by some unique identifier. Perhaps this is the place where
> > an "Evaluate" activity does have it's place. If done well, a fresh
> > instance of the activity could provide a way for a teacher to fill out
> > evaluations (or import in their desired format!) and identify which
> > kid each belongs to. Then, upon sharing that single evaluation
> > activity with the class, each kid would receive *only* their own
> > evaluation from the shared instance. That instance would then, every
> > time they open it, simply be a viewer for that particular evaluation.
> > This is a good example where the master-slave (usually discouraged in
> > Sugar) would actually work.
> > - Eben
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