Cyber Chase: Carnival Chaos

June 13th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s Adventure card for Cyber Chase: Carnival Chaos.  This game involves a lot of critical thinking elements.  If you and the students at your site enjoy this card, there is also Cyber Chase: Castleblanca, which you might interest you. Cyber Chase

Dream Chronicles

June 13th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for Dream Chronicles.  The game has elements of I Spy and incorporates a lot of critical thinking.  The game is a bit more difficult than most of our games, but most students can do well, if given the proper help/encouragement. Dream Chronicles

Dream Chronicles 3

June 13th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for Dream Chronicles 3.  It is, obviously, a continuation of the original, but has new elements that make it slightly more challenging. Dream Chronicles 3

DST All About Me [Powerpoint]

June 17th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for DST All About Me. DST All About Me [Powerpoint] (English) DST All About Me [Powerpoint] (Spanish)

DST All Around The World [Powerpoint]

June 17th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for DST All Around The World. essays DST All Around The World [Powerpoint] (English) DST All Around The World [Powerpoint] (Spanish)

DST Animation [Video]

June 16th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for DST Animation.  The citizens create their own stop-motion video.  This adventure card is very involved and time-consuming, but the end product is always worth it. For this task you will need: A whiteboard, dry erase markers, and a video camera. Have your partner decide what the story [...]

DST Career [Powerpoint]

June 17th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for DST Career. DST Career [Powerpoint] (English) DST Career [Powerpoint] (Spanish)

DST Fiction [Powerpoint]

June 11th, 2010

Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for Digital Storytelling Fiction. DST Fiction [Powerpoint] (English) DST Fiction [Powerpoint] (Spanish)

DST Fiction [Powerpoint] (Spanish)

June 13th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for Digital Storytelling in Spanish DST Fiction (Spanish)

DST Helping Others [Powerpoint]

June 17th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for DST Helping Others. DST Helping Others [Powerpoint] (English) DST Helping Others [Powerpoint] (Spanish)

DST How To [Powerpoint]

June 17th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for DST How To. DST How To [Powerpoint] (English) DST How To [Powerpoint] (Spanish)

DST I Am [Powerpoint]

June 17th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for DST I Am. DST I Am [Powerpoint] (English) DST I Am [Powerpoint] (Spanish)

DST Interview [Video]

June 16th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for DST Interview in.  At our site, we use Apple computers, and the video editing program we use is IMovieHD. DST Interview [Video] (English) DST Interview [Video] (Spanish)

DST Letting Others Know [Video]

June 16th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for DST Letting Others Know.  The video is an informative video about whatever subject the citizen is interested in (recycling, etc.) At our site, we use Apple computers, and the video editing program we use is IMovieHD. DST Letting Others Know [Video] (English) DST Letting Others Know [Video] [...]

DST Making The Video [Video]

June 17th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for DST Making The Video.  The students can create their own music video, or replicate one of their favorite music videos. DST Making the Video [Video] (English) DST Making The Video [Video] (Spanish)

DST My Amazing Story [Powerpoint]

June 17th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for DST My Family and Me. DST My Amazing Story [Powerpoint] (English) DST My Amazing Story [Powerpoint] (Spanish)

DST My Family & Me [Powerpoint]

June 17th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for DST My Family and Me. DST My Family & Me [Powerpoint] (English) DST My Family & Me [Powerpoint] (Spanish)

DST My School [Powerpoint]

June 17th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for DST My School. DST My School [Powerpoint] (English) DST My School [Powerpoint] (Spanish)

GarageBand

June 17th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for Garageband. If you are not familiar with the program, I have uploaded two guide pages to help familiarize you with GarageBand. GarageBand (English) GarageBand (Spanish) GarageBand Guide 1 (English) GarageBand Guide 2 (English)

Midnight Rescue

June 10th, 2009

Midnight Rescue is a great educational game that aims at improving kid’s vocabulary. With more than 200 reading selections, including letters, diaries, and children’s classics, and more than 400 questions, Midnight Rescue offers thousands of unique games to play. There are also on-screen definitions and pronunciations of more than 500 words to help build vocabulary. In addition to building vocabuary, the game also helps kids develop important comprehension skills, such as reading for main ideas, recalling key facts, and drawing inferences. The game also improves deductive thinking skills, as kids must gather, organize, and …(more) analyze information, and finally draw deductive conclusions in order to win.

Midnight Rescue (2006)

August 10th, 2010

Midnight Rescue is a great educational game that aims at improving kid’s vocabulary. With more than 200 reading selections, including letters, diaries, and children’s classics, and more than 400 questions, Midnight Rescue offers thousands of unique games to play. There are also on-screen definitions and pronunciations of more than 500 words to help build vocabulary. In addition to building vocabuary, the game also helps kids develop important comprehension skills, such as reading for main ideas, recalling key facts, and drawing inferences. The game also improves deductive thinking skills, as kids must gather, organize, and …(more) analyze information, and finally draw deductive conclusions in order to win.

Rush Hour

June 13th, 2010

This is Whittier Fifth Dimension’s adventure card for the board game, Rush Hour.  It is a sliding block puzzle game that promotes planning/thinking ahead. Rush Hour (English) Rush Hour (Spanish)