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Re: [Schooltool-developers] SchoolTool Intervention > Goals
I don't think this will affect you adversely. I mostly just wanted to give
people a heads up about the name change, and I think "Goals" is still a
better in your case of wanting to use it beyond just individual students.
I will keep in mind your desire for goals to be applied to the school as a
On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 2:06 PM, David Ally <david_ally@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Although we have not been able to make much progress on our end, however,
> Intervention for us is more meaningful, because while current design
> emphasize Intervention based on Students need, we think that for a
> developing country, Intervention in a school goes beyond Students, and
> should include things such as meeting teacher/pupil ratio, pupil/no of
> classroom, professional teacher ratio, student personal goal, etc.
> What about when School Based Management Committee (SBMC) is fully adopted
> and set goals for their school etc.
> My hope is that we get our bearing right this year and make demands on
> this end and then may be the other community members deploying SchoolTool
> can benefit from our experience.
> -1 for me.
> *From:* Jeff Elkner <jeff@xxxxxxxxxx>
> *To:* Tom Hoffman <tom.hoffman@xxxxxxxxx>
> *Cc:* SchoolTool Users <schooltoolers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; SchoolTool
> Developers <schooltool-developers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> *Sent:* Wednesday, January 9, 2013 12:42 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [Schooltoolers] [Schooltool-developers] SchoolTool
> Intervention > Goals
> On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 11:37 PM, Tom Hoffman <tom.hoffman@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Hi All,
> > The "Intervention" component to SchoolTool has been somewhat of an
> > but it also had a core of good functionality that we didn't want to throw
> > away.
> > Now that CanDo has added skills tracking to SchoolTool, it gives us a
> > hook for re-branding and improving "Intervention." CanDo users have
> > suggested tying CanDo scores to the existing goals functionality in
> > Intervention so that the goal could include specific score targets,
> > could be updated automatically when the goal was met within CanDo, etc.
> > It shouldn't be hard technically, and I hope we can have this in our
> > release. Meanwhile, once you look at it this way, it is pretty clear
> > "Goals" is a much more straightforward (and positive) title than
> > "Intervention," so I'm leaning toward making that change.
> > Thoughts? Comments?
> > --Tom
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