Author: Lisa Tsumura

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Brief Description:

Gamestar Mechanic is a free, web-based learning tool that teaches students about the components of simple online games, trains them using online simulations about how to create their own video games and then provides a workshop area where students can create their own games. Students are also able to share their games with an online community of creators and players and receive feedback from others about their games. They can also edit their games to fix glitches and improve their product.

How to Use the Tool:
Introduction Video (13:52)

Examples of Use:
Lesson 1 Video (5:56)
Lesson 2 Video (3:57)
Lesson 3 Video (5:04)

Examples of Use Document