Coding and Game Creation
Participate and share : Poster
Sunday, June 23, 11:30 am–1:30 pm
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 32
Daniel Rezac Denise Wright
Are your students interested in game design? Discover how a STEM teacher introduces game creation through the use of code. Coding is an important 21st century skill to teach all students.
|Audience:||Coaches, Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators|
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Attendees can use a web browser to participate in the session.|
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|Topic:||Computer science and computational thinking|
|Subject area:||STEM/STEAM, Computer science|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
Educational or infrastructure challenge/situation.
Attendees will learn the how to create a game through the basics of coding.
Technology intervention. Include specific names/titles and descriptions if tools are not widely known and available.
Free coding platforms will be used for this presentation.
Models employed. Include a brief description.
A poster session will be conducted and examples will be shown with technology on how to create a game using coding.
Lesson plans or instructional activities/strategies employed. Include a brief description of your instructional electronic resources or tools used.
Tynker, trinket, web based platforms.
Evidence of success.
Participants will leave with tools and knowledge to help students begin to learn the basics of game creation and coding.
Denise Wright, has been teaching in STEM education for over twenty years. . She enjoys astronomy, computer science, and engineering. Denise, was one of the first teachers in South Carolina , to pilot a historic telescope in a distance learning environment in partnership with the South Carolina State Museum. She volunteers for NASA as a Solar System Ambassador, is a member of the National Science Teacher's Association Technology Board, and attended Astronomy Adult Camp at the University of Arizona In the fall of 2018, she received a state award for creatively integrating technology into her classroom.