Poetry Hacking With Makey Makey
Explore and create : BYOD
Tuesday, June 26, 4:45–5:45 pm
Colleen Graves Tom Heck
Get a brief intro to programming interactive poetry with Scratch and Makey Makey. Build a scientific mindset in your students by teaching some simple computer science concepts and hacking poetry with Makey Makey! Warning: This workshop will lead to creative confidence!
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Attendees must bring a laptop with a USB port.|
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|Topic:||Instructional design and delivery|
|Subject area:||Language arts, Computer science|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
Digital Age Learning Culture
|Disclosure:||The submitter of this session has been supported by a company whose product is being included in the session|
Participants will learn conditional programming tips in Scratch.
Participants will learn how to effectively tinker with circuits and Makey Makey.
Participants will manipulate hand held Scratch blocks, write poetry, create simple graphite drawings, and then program their poetry in Scratch. Participants will then create working circuits that will make their poetry come to life!
Invent to Learn
Lifelong Kindergarten Group
Colleen Graves is a teacher librarian and education consultant obsessed with making stuff. She writes about what goes on in her library makerspace on her blog at colleengraves.org and is also co-author of The Big Book of Makerspace Projects, Challenge Based Learning in the Library Makerspace, and 20 Makey Makey Projects for the Evil Genius. She can be found on Twitter @gravescolleen and Instagram @makerteacherlibrarian.