Minecraft in Real Life – From Game to Maker

A session at LITA Forum

Friday 13th November, 2015

2:15pm to 3:00pm (CST)

This program will look at the implementation and evolution of incorporating hands-on Maker activities based off the popular sandbox game Minecraft. Minecraft in Real Life is a program that engages kids & teens in fun projects that help them develop the skills needed to succeed in the 21st Century such as collaboration, trial & error and multidisciplinary learning. We will look at incorporating computer games into hands-on activities such as 3D Printing, breadboarding and soft circuits, stop motion animation, beginning computer programming and more.

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Mary Glendening

Mom, Librarian, nerd bio from Twitter

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Time 2:15pm3:00pm CST

Date Fri 13th November 2015


Nicollet D2, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

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