An awesome colleague of mine, Dan Donahoo, wrote this article about The Black Line Mystery unit that i’m running. As a result I got quite a few emails from parents asking if their students could join. Then, Patrick, who is already one of my virtual students, left this comment on the article. It’ll keep me going [...]
The Black Line Mystery now has some international virtual agents. Here is a great recount of The Black Line Mystery beginning for some keen Agents in America…
Dear Agent 42,
Letter arrived yesterday, Senior Handler M determined that mail had not been retrieved by agent B. due to previous night's mission, of the [...]
Via Scoop.it – Transmedia for Education One of the most enjoyable games I’ve been a part of in recent times has been an Alternate Reality Game (ARG) being run by an innovative teacher from…Show original
I'm running a unit this term called The Black Line Mystery. It's about the structure of Chinese characters. I'm playing the role of a secret agent – Agent 42 – who gives them their tasks via video. (Agent 42 has made one real-life appearance and will make others).
So, this means I've made [...]
Well, sort of. It was me really. Black coat, glasses and hat. I looked pretty impressive, even if I do say so myself I did it to introduce
THE BLACK LINE MYSTERY - missions in understanding and sharing knowledge of Chinese characters.
and it worked an absolute treat. The kids [...]