Tag: programming

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Kodu – that visual programming thing

Kodu – if you have not heard about it  – you need to. Here at Hamble College our ICT Department has been planning for its introduction for just under a year. Improving the graphics cards, in-house Kodu learning and training. For the past two weeks the team have been using Kodu as an introduction to programming, to promote and…
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7 Mar ’12 0

Kodu Kabooom

With Prof Sugata Mitra’s keynote comment and often tweet quote gently ringing in my ears… a teacher that can be replaced by a machine should be. …I took a slightly less traditional approach to investigating the curriculum value / potential of Microsoft’s Kodu game design platform. Here is how we are making the judgement….. Take…
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28 Apr ’11 14

Lightbot

Another storm has swept through the ICT department. Control and sequencing has never been exactly ‘exciting’ but Lightbot has caught their imagination, and that of one of our Assistant Head Teachers (mathsmatician). Bascially you control a robot by giving it commands. Use programmer-style logic for more complex levels that include functions to re-use. Well its…
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