#298.5 – AVID Creator Planet: Coming Soon on Roblox

Tech Talk For Teachers June 20, 2024 9 min

AVID Creator Planet: Coming Soon on Roblox

In today’s episode, we learn about a new educational learning experience to be released by AVID and Super League on the gaming platform Roblox.

Read a transcript of this episode.

Paul Beckermann
PreK–12 Digital Learning Specialist
Podcast Host

Overview of the Game

Gaming Experience

  • Setting: The planet of Equinova in a far-distant future
  • Situation: A wormhole opens, and a creature appears.
  • Challenge: Use empathy and design thinking to solve problems and help the creatures survive and thrive on this new planet.
  • Driving Questions: “How do you help other people? How do you lean in with empathy to solve problems?”

Transferable Skill Building

  • Goal: Help users develop durable skills needed in any future career.
  • Game Focus: Building, creating, and problem-solving
  • Key Skills Developed:
    • Design thinking framework
    • Problem-solving
    • Critical thinking
    • Growth mindset
    • Leadership
    • Communication

Key Resources Available Beginning September 3, 2024

  • Game (AVID Creator Planet) to launch on the global Roblox site
  • Lessons and teacher resources available on AVID Open Access:
    • Step-by-step instructions
    • Lesson for each challenge
    • Culminating lesson as a final wrap-up
    • A jump-start to other project-based learning experiences in the classroom

To access the lessons and resources, visit AVID Open Access on or after Tuesday, September 3, 2024.