Maze Day will be Wednesday 30 April 2014 from 9AM until 2PM in Sitterson Hall on the UNC Chapel Hill Campus.
Posts with tag: blind
I'd like to make a web application that will enable teachers to create simple "books" with hot spots on each page. The hot spots might play a sound or do some other action like changing to another page. Really simple stuff.
It's spring break and 50 days until Maze Day ! I'm thinking of a new musical game but I need help with the music . My hidden agenda is getting samples of the sounds children make when they are imitating music instruments. I'll use the samples as a training set for a system to allow spoken input of music but I need a fun activity to motivate kids to give me the samples.
Maze Day will be Monday 29 April 2013 from 9AM until 2PM in Sitterson Hall on the UNC Chapel Hill Campus.
This year Maze Day will be 26 April 2012 from 9AM until 2PM in Sitterson Hall on the UNC Chapel Hill Campus.
A few minutes in you see him using Navi to help him target items. I really like this idea for an accessible game. You've got a little audio "fairy" to help you know which way to go or where to strike. Also, he must have an amazing mental map of the game world. Perhaps we could sell teachers on games as helping kids build mental maps.
June, a teacher from Macon Ga., wrote asking for new Braille games.
If we could get the audio sent to our own server we could build SamiSays in the browser.
Seems to me this service has great potential for kids with learning disabilities. Might enable a sort of skimming for blind people as well.
I've been talking with Diane and Anish about ideas for simple sound games that will help children who are blind learn to navigate. I'm writing these notes to help us get on the same page in our understanding about what would be helpful and what might be possible. Of course, much more could be done with the amazing technology Anish has in hand but I'm thinking very simply here to hopefully enable implementation in the web browser so anyone can play online.
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