Build IT and they will come

A session at BIT15 - Bring IT,Together 2015

Thursday 5th November, 2015

4:00pm to 4:50pm (EST)

In an attempt to hack our way back to tactile, hands on learning, this session will show attendees how to build controllers using a tool called {Makey Makey http://makeymakey.com/}. Makey Makey is an invention kit that allows people to create physical computing devices out of any conductive material.

Attendees will see how students have gone through the engineering design process to build a device that interacts with a computer. Inspired by the controllers from Rock Band, Guitar Hero and Dance Dance Revolution, this STEM project gives students the power to solve a computing problem by using everyday items.

We will share ideas on integrating the Makey Makey into the STEM projects, and tips and tricks for use in a classroom. This device can be used from K-8 for all sorts of different applications. Attendees are encouraged to bring ideas, interesting objects, a sense of adventure ,and an open mind.

[This is a hands-on session]

About the speakers

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Francis Ngo


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Mr. Quon

Creating and discovering creative teaching moments.

25 attendees

  • Alicia Martin
  • Andrew Orphanos
  • Angelina Glynn
  • Karen
  • David Cruz
  • Desiree Miskimmon
  • Sari McDowell
  • Jamila Monahan
  • Jason Caruana
  • Francine Joanette
  • Josée Hébert
  • Josee
  • Lphoule
  • Melissa
  • Melanee Vandermolen
  • Marcie
  • Francis Ngo
  • Mr. Quon
  • Sandra Shannon
  • Rola Tibshirani
  • Rosemary Jellinck
  • Samantha Noack
  • Sylvia Vanaselja
  • Maria Tersigni Wishart
  • Vickie Morgado M.Ed

13 trackers

  • Doug Coope
  • Dale Rainey-Baran
  • Jeff Wellman
  • Julie Millan
  • Kaili Duncan
  • Lisa Scott
  • mohamed
  • Billy Miller
  • Marni Reijmers
  • David Pope
  • Ray Mercer
  • Brian Smith
  • Susan Penfold

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Time 4:00pm4:50pm EST

Date Thu 5th November 2015


Peller Estates A, Scotiabank Convention Centre

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