On October 29, 2014 By

As I come to the end of my Scratch unit and I start reflecting on what I will keep or change I am also thinking about the differentiation possible with coding. Over the years one assignment that I have used, when teaching Java and Scratch, is a slope assignment.

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On October 22, 2014 By

Some kids just attack this stuff. As his Dad said in our meetings today “it’s too bad that this wasn’t taught last year”. Fortunately things are changing and moving back to where they were a few years back.

Task is to create a game that has a help screen, start menu, and a number of other […]

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iBook Author and ePubs

On October 21, 2014 By

You can import ePubs into iBook Author as of the last update. This makes a few things I did last year a lot easier. To create a custom Math Text in an iBook format you could create it on then download the ePub. Import the ePub into iBook […]

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Scratch Widget (again)

On October 1, 2014 By

Well you could do everything I mentioned in this post from a few days ago or just use Hype. This does make it easy to create any widget using an iframe.



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Adding an Animation

On October 1, 2014 By

As I am back in a Mac lab environment I plan on using Hype with my classes. Adding an animation to an iBook is made a lot easier with Hype 2.0. I took screen shots of the different scratch components I wanted and animated them. Then I took a screencast of the output in scratch […]

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Scratch Widget

On September 25, 2014 By

In the iBook I am making for my robotics&programming class I want to include examples of the different programs that students create. As my final destination is iBooks on the Mac I have used an iframe embed to add some sample Scratch games.

Using what I found here I modified a few lines, adding the Scratch embed information.

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