Game Schedule - Fall

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Weekly Activities Schedule

Week 11 (Nov. 12-15)

  • Tues-Thurs: Work in your Post-production Roles
    • IDO WEDO
      • Collaborate with your team - 21st Century Goal 2 - Ways of Working
      • Export the game EVERY DAY - to prevent a massive failure
        • Do this at the beginning of each class period, then work on improvements
    • YOUDO
      • Work in your Post-production Role
      • Complete post-production this week
      • Create your teams presentation by Friday

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Week 10 (Nov. 4-8)

  • Mon-Fri: Participate Your Coding Production Role for the Game Production
    • Warm Up
      • Non this week so you can get right into coding
    • IDO
      • Remind...
        • Know your lane
        • Stay in it
        • Drive fast
      • Share Skills Evidence Focus for Session 2 (All work due Friday, November 15)
        • TEAM FOCUS: At least one mouse position based mechanic
        • All members create a www.dundoc.com/ account and develop a single GDD
        • Technical Writer / UI and Menu Coder
          1. PROBLEM-SOLVING and COMMENT YOUR CODE - Have evidence of problem-solving and code commenting (journal)
          2. XML TAGGING OF ALL DOCUMENTS and CLASS DESIGN DOC before writing any clas
          3. For pre-production: Game Logic Flowchart
        • Designer / Art/Level Code / Artist
          1. TIME MANAGEMENT & ANALOG PROTOTYPE (FLOWCHART) - Have documentation of your time management (journal) and a flowchart of the game logic
          2. Ensure ONLY 1 VERSION OF EACH SCENE and DOCUMENTATION OF LEVEL PLANNING
          3. For pre-production: Create the GDD
            • Build GDD Sections in Dundoc
            • Name with all of your team member's first names
            • Share wth Mr. Le Duc, sleduc@osd.wednet.edu
        • Producer / Sound Code / Sound Designer
          1. EQUILIZATION & CONSISTENT AUDIO LEVELS - Have evidence of EQ settings (screenshots) and consistent levels in the game
          2. LEARN (and show with documentation and examples) ALL ABOUT AUDIO IN THE UNITY MANUAL
          3. For pre-production: Tasks in Trello (or equivalent)
            • Name with all of your team member's first names
            • Share wth Mr. Le Duc, sleduc@osd.wednet.edu
    • WEDO
      • Collaborate on PRODUCTION PHASE getting MVP functional
      • Play game in front of class when MVP functional
    • YOUDO

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Week 9 (Oct. 28 - Nov. 1)

  • Mon-Fri: Participate in Building Successful Teams / Complete Pre-production Role Requirements
    • Warm Up
      • New seats projected on the front screen
    • IDO
      • Share new seats for Session 2 (November team work)
      • Share Naming Conventions From Uncle Bob's Clean Code Philosophy
      • Share Building Successful Teams
      • Remind...
        • Know your lane
        • Stay in it
        • Drive fast
      • Share training and support expectations for...
        • Pre-production - this week
        • Production - next week
        • Post-production - three weeks from now
      • Share Skills Evidence Focus for Session 2 (All work due Friday, November 15)
        • TEAM FOCUS: At least one mouse position based mechanic
        • All members create a www.dundoc.com/ account and develop a single GDD
        • Technical Writer / Coder
          1. PROBLEM-SOLVING and COMMENT YOUR CODE - Have evidence of problem-solving and code commenting (journal)
          2. XML TAGGING OF ALL DOCUMENTS and CLASS DESIGN DOC before writing any clas
          3. For pre-production: Game Logic Flowchart
        • Designer / Artist
          1. TIME MANAGEMENT & ANALOG PROTOTYPE (FLOWCHART) - Have documentation of your time management (journal) and a flowchart of the game logic
          2. Ensure ONLY 1 VERSION OF EACH SCENE and DOCUMENTATION OF LEVEL PLANNING
          3. For pre-production: Create the GDD
            • Build GDD Sections in Dundoc
            • Name with all of your team member's first names
            • Share wth Mr. Le Duc, sleduc@osd.wednet.edu
        • Producer / Sound Designer
          1. EQUILIZATION & CONSISTENT AUDIO LEVELS - Have evidence of EQ settings (screenshots) and consistent levels in the game
          2. LEARN (and show with documentation and examples) ALL ABOUT AUDIO IN THE UNITY MANUAL
          3. For pre-production: Tasks in Trello (or equivalent)
            • Name with all of your team member's first names
            • Share wth Mr. Le Duc, sleduc@osd.wednet.edu
      • Share Super Chickens
    • WEDO
      • Edit another student's Game Production Blog Post
      • Introduce yourself
      • Fill in the team form (half sheet)
        • Turn in to Mr. Le Duc before the end of class
    • YOUDO
      • Edit your blog post after receiving feedback from a peer
      • Submit your feedback form to Mr. Le Duc
      • Work on your role for the Game Production

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Week 8 (Oct. 21-25)

  • Fri: Finish Session 1 Game Production Blog Post
    • IDO
      • Check in with students on progress
      • Assign new teams for next session
    • WEDO
      • Review each other's blog posts and suggest edits
    • YOUDO
      • Finish on blog post for session
      • Turn in reviewer signed half sheet to Mr. Le Duc
  • Thurs: Conduct Class Workflow Review and Start Game Production Blog Post
  • Wed: Conduct Class Workflow Review
  • Tues: Present Session Work to Advisory Members
    • IDO
      • Prep for student peer review
      • Greet advisory members
    • WEDO
      • Give feedback to peers
    • YOUDO
      • Present with your team
      • Write down at least
  • Mon: Present Session Work for Peer Review
    • IDO
      • Prep for student peer review
    • WEDO
      • Give feedback to peers
    • YOUDO
      • Present with your team
      • Write down at least

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Week 7 (Oct. 14-18)

  • Thurs-Fri: Work in your Production Roles
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
      • Remind about Unity Learn
      • Remind about Building a Project (Exporting)
      • Remind about evidence due Friday
        • Games need to be shared with Mr. Le Duc today
          • Label the games recordings all your first names
          • Place them in the class folder
        • Google Slides need to be shared with, sleduc@osd.wednet.edu, today
          • Label the presentations all your first names
      • Check in about post-production
    • WEDO
      • Collaborate with your team - 21st Century Goal 2 - Ways of Working
      • Skills Evidence Focus for Session 1 (October)
        • All members create a www.dundoc.com/ account and develop a single GDD
        • Coder: PROBLEM-SOLVING and COMMENT YOUR CODE - Have evidence of problem-solving and code commenting (journal)
        • Artist / Level Designer: TIME MANAGEMENT & ANALOG PROTOTYPE (FLOWCHART) - Have documentation of your time management (journal) and a flowchart of the game logic
        • Sound Designer: EQUILIZATION & CONSISTENT AUDIO LEVELS - Have evidence of EQ settings (screenshots) and consistent levels in the game
    • YOUDO
      • Work in your Post-production Role
      • Complete post-production by today
      • Create your teams presentation by beginning of class Friday
  • Wed: Work in your Production Roles
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
      • Remind about evidence which is due Friday
      • Check in about post-production
      • Share Great Shakeout website and the Earthquake Country website (and many other sources), a doorway is not a safe place for someone to stand during an earthquake. Under a table/desk is the safest place. shakeout.org/washington/dropcoverholdon/
      • Create tracking sheet for students roles in Google Docs
        • Share with class
    • WEDO
      • Collaborate with your team - 21st Century Goal 2 - Ways of Working
    • YOUDO
      • Work in your Post-production Role
      • Complete post-production this week
      • Create your teams presentation by beginning of class Friday
  • Tues: Work in your Production Roles
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
      • Share out workflow issues: room cleanliness, hardware, software, repair bench, headphones
      • Check in about post-production
    • WEDO
      • Collaborate with your team - 21st Century Goal 2 - Ways of Working
    • YOUDO
      • Work in your Post-production Role
      • Complete post-production this week
      • Create your teams presentation due by Friday

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Week 6 (Oct. 7-14)

Le Duc is in Mississippi and New Orleans for the week


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Week 5 (Sept. 30 - Oct. 4)

  • Wed: Research Production Roles
    • Warm Up
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • Work on role for preproduction
    • IDO
      • Remind about Production Roles
      • Hand out feedback forms: due Oct. 23
      • Share how to create the blog post
      • Share research goal - 21st Century Goal 3 - Tools for Working
        • Information Literacy - Access and Evaluate Information
          • Exceeds Standard
            • 4.A.1 Access information efficiently (time) and effectively (sources)
              • Identifies the key concepts of the research being conducted, acts on informed decisions to revise the search and selects information based on reliability of resource in order to access information efficiently and effectively
          • Exceeds Standard
            • 4.A.2 Evaluate information critically and competently
              • Thoroughly evaluates the reliability of the source and the information researched, using internal and external validation
      • Skills Evidence Focus for Session 1 (October)
        • All members create a www.dundoc.com/ account and develop a single GDD
        • Coder: PROBLEM-SOLVING and COMMENT YOUR CODE - Have evidence of problem-solving (journal)
        • Artist / Level Designer: TIME MANAGEMENT & ANALOG PROTOTYPE (FLOWCHART) - Have documentation of your time management (journal) and a flowchart of the game logic
        • Sound Designer: EQUILIZATION & CONSISTENT AUDIO LEVELS - Have evidence of EQ settings (screenshots) and consistent levels in the game
    • WEDO
      • Collaborate with your team - 21st Century Goal 2 - Ways of Working
    • YOUDO
      • Create blog post titled: Session 1 Production Project
      • Add these headings
        • Summary
        • 21st Century Skills
        • The (FILM, SOUND, or GAME Creation)
        • Reactions to Final Version
        • Evaluation of Final Version
        • What I Learned and Problems I Solved
      • Research your Production Role
        • Use Mr. Le Duc's resources AND find your own
        • What do successful people do in your role?
  • Tues: Research Production Roles
    • Warm Up
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • Work on role for preproduction
    • IDO
      • Share Production Roles
      • Remind...
        • Know your lane
        • Stay in it
        • Drive fast
      • Focus for Session 1 (October)
        • All members create a www.dundoc.com/ account and develop a single GDD
        • Coder: PROBLEM-SOLVING - Have evidence of problem-solving (journal)
        • Artist / Level Designer: TIME MANAGEMENT & ANALOG PROTOTYPE (FLOWCHART) - Have documentation of your time management (journal) and a flowchart of the game logic
        • Sound Designer: EQUILIZATION & CONSISTENT AUDIO LEVELS - Have evidence of EQ settings (screenshots) and consistent levels in the game
    • WEDO
      • Fill in the team form (half sheet)
        • Turn in to Mr. Le Duc before the end of class
    • YOUDO
  • Mon: Participate in Building Successful Teams
    • Warm Up
      • New seats projected on the front screen
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • FILM: Share draft of screenplay with Mr. Le Duc
        • This can be in Celtx or Google Docs
        • Fill in the Teams Form
      • GAME: Build code library
      • ROCK: Build song idea library
    • IDO
      • Share new seats for Session 1 (October team work)
      • Share Building Successful Teams
      • Remind...
        • Know your lane
        • Stay in it
        • Drive fast
      • Share training and support expectations for...
        • Pre-production - this week
        • Production - next week
        • Post-production - three weeks from now
    • WEDO
      • Introduce yourself
      • Fill in the team form (half sheet)
        • Turn in to Mr. Le Duc before the end of class
      • Build the tower
      • Debrief the teaming activity

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Week 4 (Sept. 23-27)


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Week 3 (Sept. 16-20)

  • Thurs: Finish Making Your Trusted System, Create 3 Edublog pages in your Blog
    • Warm Up
    • NEVER ENDING HOMEWORK
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • FILM: Complete PBS Crash Course next 6 films by beginning of class this Friday
        • Early German and Russian Cinema (2 clips)
        • The American Studio System (4 clips)
      • ROCK: Build song idea library
      • GAME: Build code library
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Find your new seat
      • Share what you added to your Ideas page
      • Share your trusted system
    • YOUDO
      • Create your trusted system
      • Create a letterboxd.com account
      • Create an About Me page and publish
      • Create a Careers page and publish
      • Create an Ideas page in your blog and publish
        • Name the page Ideas
        • Film
          • Copy and paste http://www.mitchmoldofsky.com/imlc.htm and activate link
          • Copy and paste into the top of your page:
            • log line or logline is a brief (usually one-sentence) summary of a television programfilm, or book that states the central conflict of the story, often providing both a synopsis of the story's plot, and an emotional "hook" to stimulate interest. A one-sentence program summary in TV Guide is a log line.[1] - wikipedia
          • Add a heading for each of five major roles and write technical or creative ideas for each of the roles throughout the year
            • Screenwriter
            • Director
            • Cinematographer
            • Sound Designer
            • Editor
        • Game
          • Copy and paste the four topics from the Brainstorming Game Ideas (with Adriel Wallick)
            • Mechanics
              • The systems that define how the game will react to play
              • The elements that separate games from other media
            • Aesthetics
              • The looks, sounds, smells, tastes, and tactile sensations of the game
              • Game art, sound, and more
            • Technology
              • The underlying tech that makes the game work
                • This is Unity to at CHS
            • Narrative
              • The story, premise, characters, etc. of the game
        • Rock
  • Tues: Finish MAGIC Card, Complete Tree of Life
    • Warm Up
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • Complete Tree of Life
    • IDO
    • YOUDO
      • Finish and save your Magic Card into our Le Duc class folder in the Newton server folder
        • Make sure you are on the OSD-WiFi to see the class folder
        • You should see the CHS folder in the top corner of the desktop of your Mac, if not
        • click on the desktop of the Mac'
        • look at the top left corner of the screen
        • click Go medu item -> drag down to CONNECT TO SERVER and let go ->
        • select smb://newton and click connect ->
        • select CHS ->
        • select SHARED RESOURCES ->
        • select STUDENTS ->
        • select our Le Duc class folder ->
        • find the Student Pictures and Finished MAGIC cards folders
          • This is where you will find your picture for the card and where you will place your card, when finished
      • Complete Tree of Life Exercise
        • Share with Mr. Le Duc tomorrow
  • Mon: Finish Blog Post How Children Succeed
    • Warm Up
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • FILM: Complete PBS Crash Course next 6 films by beginning of class this Friday
        • Early German and Russian Cinema (2 clips)
        • The American Studio System (4 clips)
      • FILM: Complete Goal Setting: Collaborative Film Project
        • Complete Journal: Retrospective reflection
          • Identify elements of reflection writing
          • Identify retrospective reflection
          • Share reflection elements with peers
      • ROCK: Build song idea library
      • GAME: Build code library
    • IDO
      • Remind about Bridge Music Project
      • Remind about MAGIC Cards
      • Run the podcast
        • This American Life from 22:00 to 37:00 then finish
    • YOUDO
      • Follow steps for the How Children Succeed blog post
      • Listen and take notes
      • Finish and save your Magic Card into our Le Duc class folder in the Newton server folder

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Week 2 (Sept. 9-13)


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Week 1 (Sept. 4-6)

  • Fri: Finish All Assigned Work, Set up Blog, and Fill in the Surveys
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
    • WEDO
    • YOUDO
      • Finish and save your MAGIC card into our Le Duc class folder in the Newton server folder
        • Make sure you are on the OSD-WiFi to see the class folder
        • You should see the CHS folder in the top corner of the desktop of your Mac, if not
        • click Go -> drag down to CONNECT TO SERVER and let go ->
        • select smb://newton and click connect ->
        • select CHS ->
        • select SHARED RESOURCES ->
        • select STUDENTS ->
        • select our Le Duc class folder ->
        • find the Student Pictures and Finished MAGIC cards folders
          • This is where you will find your picture for the card and where you will place your card, when finished
      • Make sure you filled in the Student Info Survey
      • How well do you feel you were on task this week?
      • What questions do you have about the class?
  • Wed: Take a Syllabus, Take a Social Media Contract, Take a Picture, Take the Personality Quizzes
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • Watch Brian Eno discuss Scenius
      • Hand out social media contract and course syllabus
      • Experience introduction of Mr. Le Duc - Part I
        • Culitvate Success! How? Mr. Le Duc will explain...
        • Today is all about following directions and self-regulation
          • These skills are what will determine your success in this class and your future
        • Mr. Le Duc will watch how well you get stuff done
        • If you don't finish the YOUDO phase, it is homework
    • WEDO
      • Line up alphabetically by last name around the room
      • Take student pictures
      • Help each other with today's tasks
    • YOUDO
      1. Take the Myers-Briggs Personality Type Quiz (screenshot the final page)
      2. Take Multiple Intelligences Learning Styles Quiz (screenshot the final page)
      3. Create an Edublogs blog (save address for survey) - Do not use your last name for the blog address
      4. Return paperwork signed social media contract and syllabus tomorrow

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