Teacher Review For Gamestar Mechanic

This is the best tool to learn about game design versus programming a game.

Susan B B.
Classroom teacher
Episcopal High School
Jacksonville, FL
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My Grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Rating 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Homework
Individual
Knowledge gain
Practice
Student-driven work
Great with Advanced learners
General
How I Use It
I use this during my Introduction to Game Design course. However, it has so many more applications. I see it as a powerful way to get kids to present knowledge of a subject by creating a fun game for others.
My Take
This product takes students into a whole new understanding of the gaming industry. Most students have been the player but have never put any thought into what goes into making a good game, not to mention all the different aspects other than the programming.