Friday, 20 January 2012

Revenge Match?

 

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It’s obviously been bugging me…

Ever since admitting that Michael Gove might be right about ICT, his subsequent pronouncements have been driving me a little crazy. Part of his speech at BETT last week included the line

‘…we could have 11-year-olds able to write simple 2D computer animations using an MIT tool called Scratch.’

I always like to make a demo piece for my students – it sharpens my skills  and gives me an exemplar to discuss and demonstrate . My latest demo arcade shooter featured my head bouncing around inside a computer and was called ‘Brookvirus’. During our wet lunchtime today a colleague suggested an improvement to the game would be to feature Michael Gove. It was a simple matter to swap a few images et voila…