Posts tagged ‘building’

Hello Old Friend

January 30th, 2014

After discussion, it was decided to host the first term of our Year 8 Digital Technologies in our MOO (Multi-user Object Oriented learning environment). There are so many aspects of “digital citizenship” that see so completely and natively at home in a virtual world that the opportunity seemed too good to pass up. Our MOO […]

Tutorial Zone complete?

October 31st, 2010

…so I got to thinking about the overall “sense” of the tutorial zone – never a good thing when I have lots of other things to do, but the new procrastination plugin kicked in and I ignored my streaming head cold symptoms and began tweaking… It seemed to me that the tutorial “shells” were facing […]

SkyCity Revisited…

September 24th, 2010

…I like it when a little organised anarchy works, Sky City is a prime example: I noticed kids building with lego at altitude, and decided to appropriate the idea, and give them a little structure. I created an “underground” link, phrased in the “mouseover challenge” of wanting to get into something bigger. Rather than splashy […]

Lego for big kids…

September 1st, 2010

…so our punters are over Lego, in a big way, and are ready for challenges that are more real. I guess I over estimated the connection they wold feel with Lego – how quickly we forget the ages that toys are appropriate to kids. Cybernauts will eventually be building things to solve problems, in the […]

Now this idea occurred to me after a cybernaut (thanks Mitchell) sheepishly took me to a place where he thought other cybernauts had done something naughty – let me explain. When you clone an object from one that already exists (the first step in Activeworld building), you get to choose the n-s, w-e and the […]