Education with Minecraft **All Day Holiday Workshop** January 7th 2018

$70.00 GST

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Description

The Minecraft holiday workshop is set out to develop the students understanding and fluency in mathematics through the creative and building aspects of Minecraft which enable players to build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D procedurally generated world. Students learn to inquiry, exploring and connecting mathematical concepts, choosing and applying problem-solving skills, mathematical techniques, communication and reasoning. This course is for students taking their first steps with game design and development for primary kids.

Guided by experts, Devika learning experiences are engaging, interactive and 100% hands-on, using playful cleverness to achieve a goal.

Lesson Plan

  • Basics; Understanding the program structure
  • Level Design; Transforming objects
  • Prefabs; Recreating objects

Each lesson is different, and inspired from lessons plans designed by teachers all over the world, including :

  • Creating A Virtual Community,
  • Factors & Multiples,
  • Landmarks In The Community,
  • Story Setting, State History,
  • Area & Perimeter,
  • Preventing Urban Sprawl,
  • Loss of Biodiversity,
  • Animal Farm
  • Ignoring Climate Change,
  • Fraction Stories,
  • Deforestation,
  • Storytelling (Baddlands),
  • City Planning,
  • Sustainable Living,
  • Solar Planning,
  • Rube Goldberg Machines,

Click here to see all the lesson plans

Skills

  • Evaluation and Problem Solving
  • Creative and Design
  • Team Work and Discussions
  • Presenting their Work
  • Discussions
  • Presenting their Work

 

Address

 

 

 

 

 

SMART Building
Room 209A, Building 6
University of Wollongong
Wollongong NSW 2500

 

Particulars

Workshop Time: 10am-3pm
Age Range: 7-13
Spots Available: 10
Student to teacher ratio: 10:1

 

Workshop BYO Requirements

  1. Food: we will be having breaks during the workshop for recess and lunch, but a packed lunch is needed.
  2. Laptop (minimum): i5 (or i3) Intel Processor, 4GB (or 2GB) RAM, and either Windows 7 or OSX (or later).
  3. You need a Minecraft account, they are $35 to register, or for $10 you can use of our accounts for the day. Click here to register
  4. It is recommended to have Minecraft Installed prior to the workshop. Install and setup of Minecraft can be done free, an hour before class or for those of you proactive; we have provided links below for you to be able to download them now and not have to stress before the workshop.

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