time-lapse of club

So there is a common misconception that kids just sit in front of computer screens, veg out and let their social skills atrophy in the process of playing video games.  Perhaps that is the case but I am not seeing it in this after school group setting.  This is a time-lapse video of our club.  This…

a few days in the real world

Three sessions each week:  Monday (all girls), Tuesday (mostly 2nd grade boys) and Wednesday (complete mix).  Monday had one holiday so the girls are one session ‘behind’ but really they were more focused and are further along than the other days were by that point.  I have led the way with the Wednesday group since…

welcome to the real world… sort of

Kids have been calling my creation Cookie Island.  I’ve been calling it, “That’s The Way The Cookie Crumbles”.  This is the world that we have begun working in.  I created it using a program called World Painter.  It is a PhotoShop/MSPaint-type program that allows you the ability to circumvent the entire random world generation algorithm.  I…