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Day 8

Goals of the day:

  • Keep on creating project in Alice 3
  • Do workshop tutorials
    • Lights, Camera, Action! Part 2: Light
    • Scene Changes using a Lens Cap
    • Changing Camera Views!
    • Optional: Alice Pong, Space Man Sam: Grammar Mistakes, Treasure Hunt: A Click Adventure Game, Cooking Show
    • Before the workshop: Review shark attack and astronaut
  • Read a few papers
  • Update the webpage

Actualities:

  • Kept on creating project (entitled: Duke of Spades Garden of Gothic Teens) in Alice 3
    • Constructed the set up and the first round of the game
    • Topic-wise, I have covered most basic Alice 3 elements, plus: scoreboard, scene change, fade in and out, various controls in the scene board (e.g. click on a certain object event). I will develop design several missing pieces of the puzzle for the students to complete.
    • Education-wise, the first round of this game could train students’ mental arithmetic ability. The next two rounds (for now) are target at history and foreign language.

Day 7

Goals of the day:

  • Read through 2016 workshop and workshop tutorials √
  • Do relevant tutorials
    • Lights, Camera, Action! Part 2: Light
    • Scene Changes using a Lens Cap
    • Changing Camera Views!
    • Optional: Alice Pong, Space Man Sam: Grammar Mistakes, Treasure Hunt: A Click Adventure Game, Cooking Show
    • Before the workshop: Review shark attack and astronaut
  • Read a few papers √
  • Try out Alice 3
  • Update the webpage

Actualities:

  • Finished beginner workshop roommate matching
  • Made an Alice header image
  • Did some tutorials:
    • 3-part Princess v. Dragon
    • Repetition Everywhere
    • Checking for Collisions Within a List
    • Scene Changes using Environment Darkening
  • Started creating a project in Alice 2 (transferrable to Alice 3)

 

Day 6

Goals of the day:

  • Do Alice tutorials (selected ones for future)
    • Topical tutorials:
      • Repetition Everywhere (Comparing while in a method and as an event)
      • Advanced Checking for Collisions
    • School projects:
      • Balancing the Scales: Inequalities
      • Can I Get Your Number?
      • The Matrix
      • Let’s Race!: Keyboarding Racing Game
      • Alice Pong
      • Cooking Show
  • Jot down a few lines of reflection from the lunch talk
  • Update the webpage

Actualities:

  • Did some Alice tutorials
    • Topical tutorials:
      • Visual Arrays √
      • Non-visual Arrays √
    • Challenges:
      • Tic-Tac-Toe 〤
      • Trigonometry Prom √
  • Lessons learned from the lunch talk: Stats and CS seem to be a useful combo. Big order is realistically usable. Census provides ground for road planning.
  • Read a few papers
  • Roommate matching

Day 5

Goals of the day:

  • Update the webpage √
  • Do Alice tutorials (selected ones for future)
    • Topical tutorials:
      • Visual Arrays in Alice
      • Repetition Everywhere (Comparing while in a method and as an event)
      • Advanced Checking for Collisions
    • Challenges:
      • Tic-Tac-Toe
      • Trigonometry Prom
    • School projects:
      • Balancing the Scales: Inequalities
      • Can I Get Your Number?
      • The Matrix
      • Let’s Race!: Keyboarding Racing Game
      • Alice Pong
      • Cooking Show

Actualities:

  • Did some Alice tutorials
    • Topical tutorials:
      • Creating a Fancier Chicken √
      • Bunny Eats Broccoli √
      • Lights Camera Action (BDE events Shark Chasing Fish) √ ❤️
      • A Simple Quiz: Ask the User Function √ ❤️
      • Making a Timer √ ❤️
    • Challenges:
      • Harry Potter Math Challenge √
    • School projects:
      • Making a Book Report in Alice √
  • Generated some independent project ideas and created a webpage thereof