Inanimate Alice

This online digital novel is capturing the interest of teachers and children around the world because of it's huge potential for learning. 

"Set in the early years of the 21st century, Inanimate Alice tells the story of Alice and her imaginary digital friend Brad.
In episode one, Alice is living with her parents in a remote region of Northern China. Over the course of the remaining episodes, each a self-contained adventure, we see her develop into a talented animator and designer with the biggest games company in the world.
Through text, sound, images, music and games, the story of Alice becomes increasingly interactive and game-like, reflecting Alice's own developing skills as a game designer and animator."

Literacy teachers have seen children hooked on creating their own episodes, using multimedia or pencil and paper.  To this end they could research the countries Alice visits, write reports, create music, movies, animations and texts.  Upper primary teachers should not miss this fantastic free resource!  

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