Codebase list sugar-etoys-activity / 2a1471e
Modernize short and long description. Jonas Smedegaard 8 years ago
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1717 Recommends: ${cdbs:Recommends}
1818 Sugests: ${cdbs:Suggests}
1919 Provides: ${python:Provides}
20 Description: Sugar wrapper around the Squeak Etoys programming language
21 Sugar is a desktop environment. It is conceived as a platform upon
22 which children learn with Sugar Activities. The platform provides
23 mechanisms for collaboration, reflection, and exploration. Sugar
24 Activities cover a broad range of applications: browsing, drawing,
25 composing, writing, programming, etc.
20 Description: Etoys activity for Sugar Learning Platform
21 Sugar Learning Platform promotes collaborative learning through Sugar
22 Activities that encourage critical thinking, the heart of a quality
23 education. Designed from the ground up especially for children, Sugar
24 offers an alternative to traditional “office-desktop” software.
25 .
26 Learner applications in Sugar are called Activities. They are software
27 packages that automatically save your work - producing specific
28 instances of the Activity that can be resumed at a later time. Many
29 Activities support learner collaboration, where multiple learners may
30 be invited to join a collective Activity session.
2631 .
2732 Squeak Etoys was inspired by LOGO, PARC-Smalltalk, Hypercard, and
2833 starLOGO. It is a media-rich authoring environment with a simple,