Powerful Ideas in Sugar Learning Platform

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Nov 24, 2009 12:58 AM EDT
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One of those Powerful Ideas is to provide Sharp Tools, as opposed to the weak idea of canned lessons on individual topics that go no further. They were originally designed for the factory automation model of education. You know, everybody in an entire state or country gets the same lesson from the same textbook on the same day. Efficiency! Except when some students don't get a particular lesson, and there is no provision for helping them to catch up.

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