Sunday, October 22, 2017

How to ask someone on a date and keep it a secret.

This post is about a project that I set 3 students in my year 10 Digital Tech class, Big Ideas in Computer Technology. Before you proceed, can you see the love message hiding in this image?

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The idea

The idea was not my own. The first time that I saw it written up properly as a project was at the University of Melbourne. I was there for a professional development day and a computer scientist, Bernie Pope, showed us a project he gave to his first years. Without describing the project in detail, here's the cut down version I used with the year 10s.