[squeakland] Re: Horizontal Grid and Dot Table Artifact Comments
hilaire.fernandes at edu.ge.ch
Thu Jun 3 12:37:43 EDT 2010
Thanks for the suggestion.
Steve Thomas a écrit :
> Thank you for sharing these and rendering them within Etoys. Some thoughts.
> 1. Instead of the die category attribute "dotColor" what about
> 1. Then kids could make Table with whatever graphic interests them
Okay, I will give a look to that.
> 2. When I resize a "Dot in Table" the box around the dots, changes in
> size, but the dots do not move and if you make the box smaller
> than the area filled by the dots, some of the dots appear outside
> the box.
> 1. If you change the scale of "Dot in Table" (Ex: to 2.0) it
> does not behave as described above, but changes size
Right, I will lock the size.
> 3. Change the name to "Dot Table" no need for "in" (actually would
> want to think about this some more as to what would be an
> appropriate name in English
> 4. Not sure how you designed this, but what about using a Holder as
> the "container" for the dots (or as I would prefer players. This
> provides a lot more flexibility and IMO better metaphors/ideas to
> play with. As has been mentioned by Subbu and others, the Holder
> is great for exploring factoring et al.
No I will not use it as an holder, it wat not exactly the idea. In that
case just better to use the holder. Also I have another artifact in the
pipe with a grid and a basket of token. So may be this is what you are
> 5. I would also add a 2nd player variable so that this one object
> could be used to show fractions/ratios
> 1. I would attach a project showing what I am thinking about.
Okay I will look. We should definitely write this idea in the wiki.
> If you made the above changes you could really combine the two artifacts
> into one.
> Many thanks to Randy for posting a project (Die Roll)
> <http://www.squeakland.org/showcase/project.jsp?id=10016> on Squeakland
> so that those of us who are not familiar with the Smalltalk tools and
> how to load the latest versions can play with these things.
Great idea Randon.
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