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Thursday, February 9 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Video Game Design with BLOXELS

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BLOXELS:
Bloxels is an educational tool used for ages eight and up. The basis of this tool is to allow students to create a platformer video game using pixel blocks. You can create pixel art, terrain layouts , animations, backgrounds, and even own characters for the game. Believe it or not, this kind of video game can teach your students to practice reading, writing, digital literacy, creative expression and different forms of narrative. Come unleash the inner gamer in you!

Speakers
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Merilee Sorensen

Computer Science Teachers, Madison Middle School
My name is Merilee Sorensen. I live in Southeast Idaho with my husband and our four children. I have been teaching 5th grade for 13 years. Teaching science and computer science are among my favorite subjects to teach, and I have had the opportunity to be involved in the development... Read More →
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Heidi Thompson

5th Grade Science Teacher, Madison School District 321
My name is Heidi Thompson. I live in SE Idaho and have taught 5th-grade science for nine years. I love my big family, my dog Sadie, corn dogs, and pop tarts.  I helped create a 12-week computer science course that each 5th grader gets to take part in. I think computer science is... Read More →


Thursday February 9, 2023 1:00pm - 2:30pm MST
120C 850 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702
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