Thursday, October 29, 2015

L.E.D. Ghosts!

Today we learned about L.E.D.s or Light Emitting Diodes, and combined them with coin batteries, pop bottles and a sheet to make a creepy light-up Halloween ghost decoration!


Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Hour of Code

Today was Hour of Code!

This is our monthly code session where we hang out and practice coding. If you're new to coding you can dip your toe in the water by visiting

In the future we'd like to offer more Hour of Code sessions so keep your eyes peeled!

Thursday, October 15, 2015

MaKEY MaKEY Music - Day 4

Today was the last day for our music making class. The kids have been working hard to complete their masterpieces!

Here's a sample of Armando's avant garde masterpiece!

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

MaKEY MaKEY Mixcraft - Day 3

Today is the 2nd to last day of MaKEY MaKEY Mixcraft!  Our recording artists are a little behind.  With only today and Thursday left to complete their masterpieces will they have enough time?!?

Stay tuned to find out!

Thursday, October 8, 2015

MaKEY MaKEY Music - Day 2

Today is the second day of MaKEY MaKEY Music!  The students received a crash course in how to create music in Mixcraft and now they are assembling the inputs for their virtual instruments!

Next up: creating a sonic masterpiece!

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

MaKEY MaKEY Music - Day 1

Today was the first day of MaKEY MaKEY Mixcraft.  This is the class where we use the popular MaKEY MaKEY kit as an input device for the computer and then use that input as a MIDI instrument in the audio editing program Mixcraft!

Sound complicated?  It is!  Sound awesome?  It is!

This is a 4-part class and we're just getting introduced to the MaKEY MaKEY kits today.  We'll post our awesome creations on Soundcloud on the last day!