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Power Up: STEAM Through Video Game Design

In this B.Y.O.D. (bring your own device) workshop, you'll work in small groups to deconstruct an existing video game to examine graphics, programming, sound, & storyline elements. To promote STEAM thinking, learn to apply basic programming logic to “remix” an existing Scratch video game with features such as character narratives & simple math equations. Participants will need to bring their own device running Windows, ChromeOS, Mac, or Linux with web browser running Adobe Flash player.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will explore elements of video game design to examine opportunities for interdisciplinary STEAM learning.
  2. Engage in collaborative activities to explore skills needed in the video game industry including graphic design, programming, marketing and writing.
  3. Participants will leave with a digital lesson plan to implement this standards aligned, interdisciplinary lesson into their own classrooms.

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Organizer

Gyla Bell, Sr Dir Programs, Tiger Woods Foundation


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