[Sugar-devel] Sharing work between XOs/SOAS devices

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 12:36:27 EST 2009

Sugar 0.86 has sharing built into the Journal. But that doesn't help
you (yet) on your XO machines :(


On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 12:30 PM, Gerald Ardito <gerald.ardito at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all.
> As our 5th graders are doing more and more work with their XOs, their being
> able to turn in and share their work products (as opposed to collaborating
> with others) is becoming more and more important.
> My temporary solution is having them upload their work (along with
> reflections, if desired) to Moodle, which I can do because we have an XS
> implementation. However, this means that if a student has created a Memorize
> vocabulary game that s/he want to share s/he has to:
> 1. Create the game.
> 2. Save it to the Journal
> 3. Go to Browse
> 4. Navigate to Moodle
> 5. Find the right course/right assignment within the course
> 6. Upload game.
> S/he pretty much has to do the same thing to download and then play other
> games. This is certainly workable, but dramatically slows down the momentum
> of creating games and wanting others to play them.
> So, I am asking to create/offering to help create an Activity that allows
> users to share work products easily. I know that Bert was working on
> something called Distribute, which may be a starting place. It seems to
> share Journal objects, which seems right.
> I am happy to work with developers on this. I could create requirements, if
> need be. Just say the word.
> I look forward to what comes next.
> Thanks and best,
> Gerald

Walter Bender
Sugar Labs

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