Monthly Archive: October 2017

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Whack-A-Mole to Weeping Angel

In my continuing effort to learn App Inventor for use in computer science education, I used the MoleMash tutorial here to create a Whack-A-Mole-like game where a mole appears and you have to whack him with a mouse click to...


Looking At “Second Life” For Educational Opportunities

Above is my Second Life avatar (so far). I was able to change the hair to match mine, but other than that I’m wearing a standard outfit. That’s ok, you can spend hours fine tuning your look but I just...

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MIT App Inventor in Education

MIT App Inventor ( is a cloud-based programming environment that allows you to create apps in a web browser that can be tested on an Android emulator and then uploaded to an Android device. App Inventor’s app building environment uses...