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10th annual Games in Education Symposium.
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Tuesday, August 2 • 10:00am - 11:45am
DIY Game Controllers with Makey Makey and Scratch

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echnology, engineering, and art combine when your students build their own alternative game controllers using inexpensive and easy-to-learn tools! The Makey Makey invention kit plugs into any computer and lets you turn anything conductive -- including fruit, water, and bare skin! -- into a controller. It's easily paired with MIT's free drag-and-drop programming language Scratch to design unique video games utilizing your one-of-a-kind controller. Come learn about some of the innovative work being done in the area of alternative controllers and get some hands-on time exploring the endless possibilities of working with Makey Makey and Scratch. Workshop leader Kathy Ceceri is the author of "Video Games: Design and Code Your Own Adventure" for ages 7 and up. She offers STEAM enrichment programs throughout the Northeast. Her website is craftsforlearning.com.

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Kathy Ceceri

STEAM Writer and Educator, Author
Kathy Ceceri is an award-winning author and enrichment educator with a focus on hands-on projects incorporating science, technology, history, and art. She presents workshops for students, teachers, and librarians from elementary through high school featuring activities such as DIY... Read More →



Tuesday August 2, 2016 10:00am - 11:45am
Room 155 (Computer Lab 1) Troy Middle School, 1976 Burdett Ave, Troy, NY 12180

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