[IAEP] Emulating Alice in Turtle?
walter.bender at gmail.com
Sat Nov 17 08:24:48 EST 2012
Nice thing about being a global project: those guys in OZ can work
while us guys on the East Coast sleep :)
Nice job, Tony.
On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 5:45 AM, <forster at ozonline.com.au> wrote:
> Here is a solution (screenshot)
>> I'll sketch out a TA project for you to do this... Not too complicated.
>> On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 10:41 PM, Brooks, Kevin <Kevin.Brooks at ndsu.edu> wrote:
>> > The kids in our after school program love Alice (Speak), and we have talked
>> > to them about how she works. I just realized that we could get them to
>> > emulate Alice's opening moves in Turtle Blocks, with either the "speak" or
>> > "show" media objects, but I can't figure out if it is possible to program a
>> > response in Turtle using the "query keyboard" block from the sensors palette
>> > (or some other block like "print" from Python blocks). In other words,
>> > Speak -- Hello, my name is Alice.
>> > Speak -- What is your name?
>> > query keyboard ...
>> > ... and allow students to type in their name followed by
>> > Speak -- That's a funny / cool / name (or whatever response the kids want to
>> > put in). Getting them to program multiple options would be ideal!
>> > Any suggestions would be appreciated.
>> > Kevin
>> > --
>> > Kevin Brooks
>> > Chair
>> > Department of English
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>> > The computer's true function is to program and orchestrate terrestrial and
>> > galactic environments and energies in a harmonious way. -- Marshall McLuhan
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