Archive for October 17th, 2011
Atmosphir is a free online (or standalone) platform video game and design tool hybrid for Mac or PC. Create your own interactive levels, and then share them online to be played solo, or in co-op or competitive multiplayer mode. Designers can create huge 3D interactive adventures, and then share them with an online community.
Atmosphir‘s mission: To enable the making of creative interactive experiences fueled by human imagination.
“You don’t have to be an expert programmer – building levels is as simple as selecting blocks (such as a sand castle tower, fireball-breathing bird, or trap door) and snapping them onto a grid. With intuitive controls and low performance requirements, anyone can play, design, compete or collaborate”.
The first of two days at Kingfisher Primary School, Wheatley, Doncaster. After looking at some of the ideas already used by the school, today, we introduced the staff at the school to a whole range of ways to encourage interaction, collaboration, and tools that help children WANT to write, and polish up their end results.
“In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” Eric Hoffer
Knowing what to do, when you don’t know what to do, is empowering. Continue Reading