6-7 yrs old
8-10 yrs old
11-13 yrs old
14-18 yrs old
18+ yrs old
Students will internalize understanding about computer terminology by populating a world with stations dedicated to both defining and demo-ing them.
May 14, 2020
Jargon Gardens Minecraft: EE World
Adapted and credited by Scott Merrick at introductory chalkboard
Beginning vocabulary resource
Initial list of common computing terms
When people communicate about computers, what words do they use in their discussion?
How can a computer term be demonstrated for other learners within Minecraft: Education Edition?
Students will randomly choose a computer term from the classtools.net randomizer at https://www.classtools.net/random-name-picker/71_RZ6RFC (link in "Can't Choose?" in NPC introduction "Welcome to Jargon Gardens." They will research the term and complete the large chalkboard with that information at the numbered and labeled location inworld.
Students will download the mcworld file, open it, and host with other students if collaboration is possible. If not, they will complete as many of the terms' descriptions in the manner of the first example. They will have fun doing so and will be careful and proud of their work.