child protection + anti-cheating
Carol Farlow Lerche
cafl at msbit.com
Mon Jan 12 09:51:54 EST 2009
This exists in http://italc.sourceforge.net/home.php
On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 9:33 PM, Wade Brainerd <wadetb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Something I hope will end up in Sugar someday are more classroom
> management tools.
> Maine's Apple-based classroom laptop system gives the teacher the
> ability to remotely watch the screens of all the kids in the room. No
> need to stand at the back of the classroom.
> Just the knowledge that the teacher is capable of doing this is
> usually enough to keep kids from IMing answers to each other.
> Perhaps a 'Classroom' activity will make it onto the AT proposals list :)
> On 1/10/09, Martin Langhoff <martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 11:25 PM, Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org> wrote:
> >> > How do we prevent cheating between students?
> >> You can't prevent this.
> > Exactly. I've been working with online tools for education for ~8
> > years now, and it's interesting to note - paper+pen technology does
> > not prevent cheating either.
> > A few times I've been confronted with "this cannot possibly be used in
> > education until there is no way of cheating with it", ignoring that
> > books, pen and paper are *great* for cheating. And also for smuggling
> > questionable printed materials into school too -- books and folders
> > can hide magazines with porn or political manifestos.
> > Ban paper, put anyone who owns a printer in jail :-)
> > cheers,
> > martin
> > --
> > martin.langhoff at gmail.com
> > martin at laptop.org -- School Server Architect
> > - ask interesting questions
> > - don't get distracted with shiny stuff - working code first
> > - http://wiki.laptop.org/go/User:Martinlanghoff
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