Douglas Kiang

Punahou School

1601 Punahou Street

Honolulu, HI 96822

Apple Distinguished Educator

Links to this document:

Register for the Lab School@Punahou 2013!

iPad Professional Development Workshops July 1-3

A cohort-based professional development experience July 1–12.

Game Dynamics Badges

Right-click and choose Save Image to download!

The Stayed Awake badge

The Had A Question badge

Workshop: From Angry Birds to Minecraft: What Games Teach Us About Learning

Link to slides:

Links and Resources

Games mentioned

Mario 64

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim



Call of Duty

Sid Meier’s Civilization V

Plants vs. Zombies

Angry Birds




Lure of the Labyrinth

Game Design and Construction


Gamestar Mechanic


The 21st Century Learning Environment:
A Case Study


All the videos are in this blog I have been keeping about the project:

Here is a link to the wiki where students reported their progress:

Here are two nice summaries about the work of our class:

Challenge Based Learning Framework

iCarnival app

PunaMaps Virtual Tour


Voki (create your own talking avatar)

Quicktime Screen Recorder (built in to all Macs, allows you to record the screen)

Photobooth (on all Macs, allows you to record yourself talking)

Wiki (there are lots of choices, I use Wikispaces because it’s good and free)

Unity 3D

Unreal Engine SDK



iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide

Objective-C Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide

Workshop: Teaching Game Design Using Inform7

Mary Kiang        

Honolulu, HI

(808) 753-3637

Seeking full-time employment. References available.

20 yrs. teaching in independent schools in Hawaii and mainland

1st-6th grade math/science/technology

math tutor with Mathnasium

substitute teacher with Kelly Educational Services

Link to slides:

Please Sign In app (free)

Inform 7

Web Site:

Inform For Students Wiki (Mary Kiang, includes Step-by-step getting started instructions and sample code)

Interactive Fiction Database (see link below for Violet)

Violet (great example of voice in a fun adult IF)

Games Suitable for children - an IFDB Poll

Frotz App (Play IF’s on your mobile device)

Zoom for Mac OS X (plays IF games for people who don’t have Inform. Also hides the code)

Windows Frotz (Windows IF player)

Teaching and Learning with Interactive Fiction (Brendan Desilets, includes a list of games appropriate for middle and high school students)

Gaming the Past (Jeremiah McCall, IF history simulations)

1893: A World’s Fair Mystery Demo Version (World’s Fair simulation with graphics)

Emily Short’s Interactive Storytelling

Emily Short writes quality IFs and also blogs about interactive fiction. Anything she writes is highly recommended!