Making and tinkering.
What stellar projects will peers make together?
- Come up with some sweet projects that demonstrate your skills.
- Post the URL of your course with the tasks chock full of awesome project prompts.
Step back and see how the trajectory of tasks hang together.
Step 1: What will peers make?
Looking at the skills you want peers to master, what kind of projects should they make?
For a sample or for inspiration, here is a list of things you could ask your peers to make:
- A video tutorial to explain Spirals, Fibonacci, and Being a Plant. Credits: Vi Hart
- A song (and recipe!) to explain food. Credits One Ground Zero
- A mockumentary using Xtranormal. Credits Laura Zigman
- A photo to show how html elements translate into the real world. Credits Vita
- A game to explain how cells work using Little Big Planet. Credits Gevurah22
- El Wire sunglasses! to build a circuit. Credits Kanye West
For example: "Draw a Picture of How the Web Works"
Credits John Britton's Class
Step 2: How do the activies hang together?
Now that you've identified skills and made projects for each skill, how do those activities hang together as a course?
Take a step back and see the trajectory of your steps in your course. It might help to make a map or a post-it trajectory of your course. For example, to make cookies, you could see the following trajectory: