Alternatively, students can visit the Coding Corner on the Spawn Point website, to learn some coding tips and tricks in Scratch.
Consider entering your class in the Australia STEM Video Game Challenge, visit their website for more information on how to enter.
Students will develop a persuasive text based on the following statement: `Video games are good for kids’. Students will conduct research to help develop their arguments. Encourage students to use a range of sources. Students may want to read this article to find out what experts say about the good and bad effects that video games have on kids – Why do adults think video games are bad? Provide students with the following structure to follow when completing this activity.
ABC Me – Spawn Point
http://www.abc.net.au/abc3/goodgamesp/ Scratch – Design your own game
https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/598125/ BTN – Game History