November 2015

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Hour of Code: Minecraft Edition + #MIEExpert

Hour of Code: Minecraft Edition + #MIEExpert

Computer Science education week is fast approaching and Microsoft and Code.org have teamed up to provide us with the Minecraft Hour of Code edition. Throughout the campaign, users will learn the basic building blocks of coding and have the opportunity to preview the code as Javascript. Upon first glance I see immediate curriculum links to […]

Interactive Bulletin Boards with QR, AR & Makey Makey

Interactive Bulletin Boards with QR, AR & Makey Makey

  We have been having discussions around the notion of making bulletins boards more engaging and interactive so I wanted to share a few ideas. 1) QR Codes Recommended app: I-nigma iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/i-nigma-qr-code-data-matrix/id388923203?mt=8 Windows: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/apps/i-nigma/9wzdncrcwnwp Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.threegvision.products.inigma.Android Make bulletin boards more interactive by posting various QR codes. Providing students with scannable content engages them in the curation and […]