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New simple homework tracking app (Ik its been done to death)

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  1. ekor

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    First off I know there's a crapload of these type of apps already but I started it a long time ago & decided why not finish it.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=me.made4uby.homeworktracker

    But what do you think? Any features you can think of that would make it stand out from the rest?

    Also if you want to rate it after trying it I would appreciate it. :thumbsupdroid:
     

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    If you can't think of any features yourself, look at what other similar apps do, and cherry pick their best features. You can combine the best, and maybe improve them in your own app.

    No offence, but from the screenshots, your app does look very basic.
     
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    Also you've written a homework tracker that can't be used by anyone under 18
     
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    Really? It's got a PEGI 3 rating.
     
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    Yeh, in the app's Privacy Policy could be a problem for the target audience...
    Children's Privacy

    Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").

    We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.


    And everyone I know who might need a homework tracker are under the age of 18, i.e. they're minors. BTW I'm a middle school teacher who sets homework.



    ...and this is exactly what my students are all doing this week, English exam, every day. :thumbsupdroid:
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    Suggestion for the homework tracker app itself from a teacher, I think you definitely need to add more subjects, because at the moment it's limited to Biology, Chemistry, English, History, Math, Physics, and Sports only. Do students really get sports as homework? What about language homework, like Chinese, Spanish or French, etc.?

    Suggest you make the subject field user customisable, so students can add and edit subjects as required,
    e.g. Socialism. IT, etc.
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    Ok, to be a bit more constructive, and bear in mind I'm way past the homework stage, but if the app doesn't feature a revision timetable, that would be a good feature to add. As a kid I was obsessed with making revision charts and plans like that. I would have loved an app that could do this. We're talking many years ago of course.
     
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