I first heard about Alice at a technology conference in 2009. There was some hands-on time where we were led in a brief activity, but I must admit that I felt in over my head. I could this program confusing some students, but some students--particularly gifted students or students interested in computer programming--might really enjoy the opportunity to build virtual worlds. You may already be somewhat familiar with this program if you've ever watched Randy Pausch's "Last Lecture."
Jessica Pilgreen is a high school English teacher, a Piasa Bluffs Writing Project fellow, and a technology enthusiast. The main purpose of this blog is to help her keep track of all of the fabulous tools out there that she has encountered, but if she can help a few others along the way, that's good, too.