Michelle's Journals

September 28, 2009

  • Reviewing and modifying the feedback from Lesson 2, which goes through the first ice skater tutorial and recreats the ice skater world. I need to add more pictures to the lesson to be more user friendly and visually appealing.
  • Finishing up Lesson 3, the lesson on parallelism, and sending out for reviews and criticism.
  • Will meet with other curriculum members on Wednesday to discuss feedback and collaboration efforts. We needto discuss a concrete format, layout, and ieal curriculum order for lessons.
September 21, 2009

  • Attended meeting with SERViCE members
  • Ran into a problem with using objects from the Web Gallery to recreate the tutorial in Lesson 2, which goes through the ice skater tutorial and recreates the world. We were able to ix the problem by deciding the objects with their methods will already be provided to the students.
  • Planning to finish the write up for Lesson 2 and start the write up for Lesson 3, which teaches parallelism.
September 14, 2009

  • Attended meeting with Dr. Feng, Billy, Gabriel, and Scott.
  • Started talking about the curriculum and mapping out the first two lessons: Installing Storytelling Alice and Playing with Storytelling Alice.
  • Met with Gabriel and Billy on Wednesday to finalize website design.
September 07, 2009

  • Attended first meeting with Dr. Feng, Billy, Gabriel, and Scott.
  • We started talking about the goals of the research, where the research is at currently, and what needs to be done within the next week to start.
  • Met with Gabriel, Billy and Scott on Wednesday to discuss optimizing the website and looking into web blogging like FlatPress.