Inuktitut Digital Literacy Game Engine is a free, open source game created in ‘Scratch,’ educators can share these accessible resources in communities with little access to the internet. Educators can access both browser-based or a download option of Scratch:
- Scratch Download
- Literacy Through Scratch Story Games – A Teacher’s Guide
Inuktitut Digital Literacy Games
In the Syllabic Spotter game, players must guide the narwhal to the syllabic characters using the arrow keys on a keyboard or by pressing the arrows on screen. The narwhal directs players to find a particular syllabic character using latin script.
Syllabic Matching Game
In the Syllabic Matching Game there are three sprites with Inuktitut words and three sprites with matching pictures. Students can click on a word then click on the animal they think it matches with, and the game will draw a line to connect the two.
Animal Name Announcer
In the Animal Name Announcer game students practice their pronunciation. In this example, animals are used as the characters in the game. Students can record the pronunciation of each animal’s name.