Our games design work has also really started to take off and authorities from all over Scotland have really bought into the initiative which will provide support and resources for a progressive 3 -18 which we hope will develop and equip Scotland's next generation of games makers.
…or indeed games like man hunt where you suffocate people with a plastic bag (another Scottish classic!) becomes available on a new generation of consoles…
… such as Project Natal (launching in Q4 2010) where you don’t need a controller as it has full body recognition creating real immersive game play allowing you to act out complex sequences and violence.
Game Based Learning - Sunday Times Education Show
Playful Learning<br />What can we learn from games?<br />Ollie Bray<br />@olliebray<br />25th June 2011<br />
“The majority of them really liked it so I said I would install it on their machines. A few replied I didn’t need to do that, ‘because I’m going to download it myself at home tonight’. High praise indeed”.<br />Alan Hamilton<br />Stirling High School<br />
Using appropriate software, I can work collaboratively to design an interesting and entertaining game which incorporates a form of control technology or interactive multimedia.<br /> TCH 2-09a<br />Using appropriate software, I can work individually or collaboratively to design and implement a game, animation or other application. <br />TCH 3-09a <br />I can create, capture and manipulate sounds, text and images to communicate experiences, ideas and information in creative and engaging ways. <br />TCH 1-04b / TCH 2-04b<br />I enhance my learning by applying my ICT skills in different learning contexts across the curriculum.<br />TCH 3-04a <br />By learning the basic principles of a programming language or control technology, I can design a solution to a scenario, implement it and evaluate its success. <br />TCH 4-09a <br />