October 2018

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The Makey Makey Wire Game

The Makey Makey Wire Game

Hello World! Happy Halloween-eve! In this post, we will construct a Makey Makey wire game that tests your hand eye coordination, STEM skills and creativity! Big Ideas: Geometry: Plotting x and y positions on a grid Algebra: Creating, incrementing and manipulating variables Number Sense: Counting and addition ISTE Standards: Empowered Learner, Knowledge Constructor, Innovative Designer, […]

[ Video ] Introducing Computational Thinking #CodeBreaker

[ Video ] Introducing Computational Thinking #CodeBreaker

Computational Thinking can take on a variety of forms. As a generalization – it means to solve problems using technology – either with existing technology, or by creating technology to do things we haven’t done before. Let’s face it: I have put together this short video below. Please feel free to share it with colleagues or at conferences. The more […]

Coding "Jump Scare" Halloween Props #CodeBreaker

Coding “Jump Scare” Halloween Props #CodeBreaker

Well, Halloween is just around the corner! What better opportunity to make use of the Micro:Bit accelerometer to build a script that responds to movement. Perhaps you want to make a haunted pumpkin? Perhaps you want to control your porch lights when kids approach? All possible with the Micro:Bit and OnShake command. In this video, […]