Game Programing with Kudo

Game Programing with Kudo

As our last Tech Ninja project, we are going to take a look at a free program called Kudo Game Lab from Microsoft. You can even download it at home on your own computer with your parent’s permission. At 200 MB it is a large download. Kudo Game Lab is a visual game programer. That means you can use Kudo to make your own games that can be played on a Windows computer with Kudo installed, an X-Box, and they recently added the ability to add touch controls for tablets and smart phones. Learning to program can be a valuable tool. To help me learn how to use the basic features of this program I used this four part tutorial that I found on YouTube. This is the game that we will be building during our last...
Book Talks

Book Talks

In the Tech Ninja Dojo, we have created some book talks. But you don’t have to take our word for it, check these books out in your local library! Book Talk – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone from Mr. Wright on Vimeo. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book Talk from Mr. Wright on Vimeo. Shiloh Book Talk from Mr. Wright on Vimeo. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Book Talk from Mr. Wright on...
Why I Love Wyman

Why I Love Wyman

In our Tech Ninja Dojo after school group we have been working on a digital story about why we love Wyman so much. First we brainstormed collaboratively using Titan Pad. Then we went around Wyman taking digital pictures of the things we loved. Next, we put our thoughts and pictures into PowerPoint and then exported the slides as JPEG images. We then imported those images into the very cool video website Animoto. We set a few of our preferences in Animoto and then Animoto created our digital story videos. You can see them...