Re: My students and I need your help...
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- Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 04:46:08 -0500 (EST)
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"BobStryde" <robertstryde at hotmail.com> wrote in message news:b4pfsg$bvq$1 at smc.vnet.net... > Hello, my name is Robert Stryde and I am a teacher at the Royal School > for the Deaf Derby in the United Kingdom. In our mission to excel > learning for these underprivileged students we have discovered the > advantages of introducing computer programming into their lives. > Computer programming opens a new pathway of communication between each > individual student and their teachers, allowing classes to be more > productive and more importantly fun. Recently the school has invested > in Mathematica applications throughout the school and the positive > response has been incredible. > > One of my on going goals is to introduce fun and diverse aspects to my > teachings and currently I would like to show my classes that games can > be created and played using Mathematica. Unfortunately most of the > teachers here, like their students, have only just learned how to use > Mathematica. Hence the reason I am writing this e-mail. I have > stumbled on your site and am wondering if you could lend a helping > hand. I am looking to get my hands on 4-5 ready made Mathematica > programmed games. Nothing too complicated of course, so that I too > could learn by example, but interesting enough to show the depth of > Mathematica. > > If you can help it would be greatly appreciated. Even if it is just to > point me in the right direction on where to seek help. Thank you so > much for your time, and please e-mail me directly. > > > Awaiting your response, > > Robert Stryde > robertstryde at hotmail.com > > P.S. Please visit our Web Site at www.rsd-derby.org. I teach the > further education program that unfortunately has not yet been added to > the site. > Hello, a noble goal! I found these examples (don't know how good or bad they are, but give them a look, they are in no particular order, but 1 and 6, 7 seem most useful). 1. http://www.qc.edu/~cowen/ 2. http://coweb.math.gatech.edu/linear/421 3. Mathematica Games: Towers of Power: A Potent Paradox 4. http://www.scientific-solutions.ch/tech/mathematica/products/mma/experience/ 5. http://mba.vanderbilt.edu/luke.froeb/mathserv/ 6. http://www.mathpuzzle.com/ 7. http://bruichladdich.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/mathrecsFolder/links.html (Artlandia)