Thursday, March 26, 2015

Computer and Technology games...

Today we are going to check out some games that focus on computers and technology:

Go visit You innovate 21 Visit this site and focus on technology necessary to function and excel in the 21st century!

Check out Admongo  to learn about advertising in the world that is all around us.

Take a look at All Terrain Brain and play some fun games.

Have fun creating a Neopet!

Take a test to see how fast you can type:  Typetest

If you are not happy with your results, go here to learn how to type faster!

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Hour of Code...

Today we are going to be learning about computer coding and how to manipulate games using code.

Go here to start!

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Map fun...

Today we are going to have a little fun using Google maps...

Go here to start- TerraClues and do the free demonstration.

Google Sightseeing lets you see the sights of the world without leaving your chair.

Then pop over to HistoryPin to view photographs from history using Google Maps.  You can compare images from the past side by side with images of the present.

The Wilderness Downtown is an interactive film created as a Chrome experiment.  The video uses data from Google maps to create a user customized video to Arccade Fire's song We Used to Wait.

MapCrunch is another fun site using google maps that allows you to teleport between random locations in 30 different countries.

Finally, if you would like to create your own treasure hunt using Google Maps go here.