Activity Extensions

Activity Extensions

Students can:

  • Incorporate Dot in their programming with Dash.
  • Record videos to share their ideas within or outside the school community.
  • Write a persuasive pitch about their innovation.
  • Compare and contrast how their accessories/programs address problems around the school.
  • Use Tinkercad to design their prototype as an STL file that can be printed in 3-D if your school library or IT office has a 3-D printer.
  • Arrange a Dash Innovation Event in which they share their accessories and programs with other students in the school.
  • Research a particular school-wide problem to find out how other schools are handling it.
  • Research how technology is being employed to solve school-related problems.
  • Create two different presentations leveled to a specific-aged audience (e.g., primary and intermediate students) to teach them about this project.
  • Skype with experts in the field (e.g., school psychologists, school counselors, and principals from other school districts, states and countries) to gather various perspectives and information related to school problems..
  • Create a pencil/paper or online Glogster.edu poster to explain how their innovation works.