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SXSW EDU 2018

Intro to Sewable Electronics for Student Makers

Explore ways to inspire students with STEAM activities focusing on combining crafting and technology. We’ll examine alternative ways to teach introductory electronics and programming using LilyPad sewable electronics pieces. This workshop includes hands-on experience sewing a working electronic project with conductive thread and exploring ways to design future projects and lesson plans.

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Takeaways

  1. Understanding basic circuit design and function for sewable electronic projects
  2. Hands-on experience crafting and creating an artful, working e-textile prototype
  3. Confidence in incorporating sewable electronics into a classroom or learning space with success and troubleshooting tips

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Angela Sheehan, Product Mgr, SparkFun Electronics

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