How Minecraft and Duct Tape Wallets Prepare Our Kids for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet EdSurge Newsletters Receive weekly emails on edtech products, companies, and events that matter. When I was 11 I loved designing web pages and playing Sim City. Adults in my life didn’t recognize these skills as valuable, so neither did I. Download & Streaming : The Internet Archive Software Collection Kodi (formerly XBMC) is a free and open-source media player software application developed by the XBMC Foundation, a non-profit technology consortium. Kodi is available for multiple operating systems and hardware platforms, with a software 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls. It allows users to play and view most streaming media, such as videos, music, podcasts, and videos from the Internet, as well as all common digital media files from local and network storage... The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package. Containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles, the Arcade provides research, comparison, and entertainment in the realm of the Video Game Arcade. The game collection ranges from early "bronze-age" videogames, with black and white screens and simple sounds, through to large-scale...
Down the Rabbit Hole: How To Turn Your Class into an Alternate Reality Game Down the Alternate Reality Rabbit Hole New to the Blog? If you want to read about the implementation of the video game Gone Home in a high school English class, start here. If you want to know how to turn your class into an alternate reality game, keep reading… Are you Ready to Ascend to Epic Awesomeness? What Does the Tooth Fairy Do With All the Teeth? - Tooth Fairy, Tooth Fairy Letters & Certificates What Does the Tooth Fairy Do With All the Teeth? From my previous article, I talked about how many teeth I collect per night and now I want to tell you what the tooth fairy does with all of the teeth. Primarily, the teeth are used to build our town but depending on the size and shape some of the teeth are used to make shoes, computers and other things we use on a daily basis. While some people have told me that it’s a bit strange or gross, consider many of the toys you have are made of plastic which I don’t like.
Learn Play, Design & Code Retro Arcade Games Grades 2+ | Blocks CS First Unplugged Grades 2-8 | Blocks, Unplugged, Scratch Getting started with GameGuru How to use The Game Creators' new tool aimed at hobbyists and smaller commercially-minded studios This series of quick tutorials will take you through designing a game with new development tool GameGuru. The tech is designed to be accessible, with no code required to build your own game. You can read more about it in our interview with The Game Creators here. For more information, visit the GameGuru website.
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What is the Foundation Phase? - Wales Pre-school Providers Association The Foundation Phase is a developmental curriculum for 3 to 7-year-olds in Wales. It encourages children to be creative, imaginative and to have fun and makes learning more enjoyable and more effective. Children will be given more opportunities to explore the world around them and understand how things work by taking part in practical activities that are relevant to their developmental stage. They are challenged with open-ended questions and given opportunities to explore and share their ideas for solving problems. The Foundation Phase is based on the principle that early years’ provision should offer a sound foundation for future learning through a developmentally appropriate curriculum. It brings more consistency and continuity to children’s education at such an all-important period in their development.
Minecraft Guide: Meet the Mobs of Minecraft There are creatures big and small, friendly and dangerous, and combinations thereof, sprinkled all throughout the Minecraft world. Knowing what you’re up against goes a long way towards staying alive. We’ve studied the biomes and structures of Minecraft, now it’s time to turn our attention towards the mobs that populate the world. Although Minecraft can seem empty at times, it’s rare to be anywhere on a map where you can’t find creatures of some sort. Even when you’re in the middle of a seemingly barren desert, a few swings of your pickax will usually reveal caverns under the sand filled with creatures. Unite Unite is your opportunity to learn how to get the most out of the Unity engine, to meet up with Unity engineers and fellow professionals and to get the full lowdown on our development roadmap. Empowering the community with more knowledge At Unite, you’ll learn from our engineers on how to mine Unity tools for more power and flexibility in your work. Get a sneak peek at upcoming product features and new services. See what your fellow developers and artists from around the world are creating with Unity. Pick up technical, artistic and business techniques for your continued success.