(In)-class Activity #2: Share Your Point of View by Discussing your Thoughts on Creation & Editing Tools
My initial reaction to looking over the variety of tools in the category Creation & Editing Tools, Part 1 was that these tools seem suitable for students with special interests.
The tools most appealing to me are the book creating tools such as Snapfish, Smashwords, and Storybird. Creating books or stories can easily be incorporated into most PBL units, including mine about Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.
I am curious as to how the drawing applications and 3D modeling work. I think I can incorporate those into Health Education.
I am very confused on how spending one or two class lessons making a simple video game can be incorporated into classes such as history, ELA, or Health Education.
(In)-class Activity #1: Create Your Own Pong Video Game Using Scratch
I Created a Level 5 Pong With an Added Angled Challenge
I’ve just spent 3 hours making a very primitive video game.
Did I have fun? Absolutely.
Did i learn much about computer programming? Maybe.
Can I see how this can be incorporated into Health Education? Not so much… c
Play my game HERE