How I Use It
I use it in two ways. When I want my students to start thinking (or go back and think) about procedures when starting experimental design I have used this activity. This activity is not enough in teaching about that because there are no steps written out in words, but I also scaffolded that part in. I have also used this product when teaching video game design and robotics as students begin to understand using a program to complete a task. This has worked wonderfully and students are invigorated to get started on other programs (where I can collect more data) as we start robotics and video game design projects.
This is a great tool! The app costs, but also has "lite" version that is also good and helpful depending on what you need it for. This app does not have a way for teachers to store information from different students playing the app, but students can do their own individual reflections and alert you to which levels they have progressed on. I think that allowing teachers to "sign up for a class" in the system like in some other sites would be a way to do this.