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Scratch and Makey Makey

This webinar was presented by Jo Klein, and focussed on design thinking by integrating Makey Makey and scratch. It is suitable for Years 3-7.

Jo provides practical examples of design activities. She covers what Makey Makey is, how to introduce it, and how to integrate it with Scratch programming. Jo talks about how it applies to the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies.

Jo demonstrates how she introduces a problem solving approach, and offers student examples of projects. Jo also looks at ways to extend design tasks suitable for secondary students.

View the slides that were presented during this presentation.

Supporting resources:

Makey Makey projects for Year 3 to 6 students, Anthony Speranza

Lesson Idea: Investigating conductivity with Makey Makey boards, years 5–6

Lesson Idea: Makey Makey orchestra, years 5–6