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Kodu – competition & assessment

Two boys from year 13 are currently running a programming competition with a cash prize. All year 7’s will take part and the game which you produce will be your formal assessment for this section of work. How to do this: 1. Sign up to planetkodu.com 2. Select the option to upload your game. (How […]

KODU – the next steps

Each student should collect a KODU Game lab booklet. (In ICT1 near the teacher’s desk) Students should not write in this booklet as these are shared. Students should each have an X-Box controller. (Near the teacher’s desk in ICT1) Students will have completed the following: Starting on Page 6 in the booklet, play the Bonk-Out […]

Kodu Game Programming

This week we’ll be starting Kodu programming. Kodu is a visual programming language made specifically for creating small 3D games. Like Scratch, the language has a visual nature and allows for quick designs using an Xbox game controller or a mouse and keyboard for input.   Kodu is available as a free download from Microsoft if […]

Scratch: Week 2

More Scratch this week! Once we’ve covered the creation of sprites (sharks) which bite and swallow their prey,as well as then counting the total number of fish consumed, we’ll get on with more Scratch games. Students have made excellent progress thus far. Don’t forget to sign onto the Scratch website and download some projects to look […]

Scratch Programming

This term, we’ll begin working with SCRATCH. Scratch is a software application which allows us to make simple and complex programmes for animating objects on screen. Here are some examples of what people have done in Scratch Projects: 1. Soulja Boy 2. The hamster dance 3. Dynamite AMV 4. Space Shooter 5. Need for speed To […]

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