This video on Twitter had quite an immediate visceral reaction, from its viewers. Perhaps with you as well. The responses on Twitter were very binary: “No, just no” “I haven’t seen a class of kids so engaged in my teaching…
A well written Learning Outcome is crucial to what we do, but the process of making them can be tedious and it can sometimes feel that we are turning our expansive field of interest into something clinical, dry and scientific.…
A tutor came to my department looking for a better way to simplify an activity she had been doing in her courses. She had a favourite interactive CD that she had to borrow from the Library at the start of…
The description of education software hasn’t changed in so many years. It’s still tailored to the student’s development (now with ai) and simulations (now with VR).
A scene from the terrible movie “Better off Dead” that really demonstrates the problems of traditional chalk and talk teaching.
Te Aro School Year 6 students redesign the Te Aro Shops using Minetest (an open source clone of Minecraft). (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
Victoria’s 3d models made virtually real. Using an Oculus Rift for the eyes and a Makey Makey and Playdoh for the legs.
Ian’s models brought to life through using a Leap Motion (to grab objects) and a Wii Balance Board (to move).
Troy’s project using Wii Controller in a pocket to sense when the viewer is walking. This then drives the animation forward. The animation is about the practices around the coffee making process in Ethiopia.
Playing games we made on our new Arcade Machine.