Hands-on MaKey MaKey Workshop Integrating Scratch Drag and Drop Programming
Created for K-8 teachers, this day-long course brings the revolutionary MaKey MaKey controller and Scratch drag and drop programming tool together in a high-impact way. Learn how to incorporate circuits and programming into almost any lesson, as well as experiment by creating your own instrument, remixing a video game, and interactive poster.
Workshop includes a MaKey MaKey Kit with everything you need for the projects.
- Scratch programming basics
- Working with MaKey MaKey
- Connecting MaKey MaKey and Scratch
- Create your own instrument
- Remixing a video game
- Design and build an interactive poster
Who Should Attend this Workshop?
Grades K-12 Teachers, Administrators, IT Professionals, Librarians, Technology Coaches and Specialists.
Other Information and Requirements:
Attendees must bring their own laptops to the workshop.
About the Presenter:
Martin Plazyk has over 10 years of experience as an engineer, a maker, and a trainer. His passion is bringing real world technologies and tools to the classroom in fun, exciting, and approachable ways.
A Georgia Tech graduate, Martin has worked around the world on state-of-the-art industrial systems, and has a keen knowledge of how the technology students use today will impact their own future.
With a great track record of preparing educators for new technologies in the classroom, as well as helping administrators implement programs, Martin can help you at any point along the way to bring real technology to real classrooms.
Plaz-Tech Educational Workshops are held in downtown Atlanta, and include all class and project materials. Breakfast and lunch are provided.
All participants will receive a Workshop Completion Certificate.
Our goal is to help you prepare for the changing nature of your jobs, including using new technology and digital learning tools, providing ways to differentiate instruction, and implementing Georgia’s Common Core State Standards and other Standards.