Thursday, November 20, 2014

Think: Erector Set meets Minecraft!

Piper: Building in the Real World while Creating in the Virtual...  

The Madeleine has once again opened the door to another 21st Century Learning Event and the students have been invited to participate as part of the Piper-Beta Team Member, or as an alternate.

Piper is currently in development as the first hacker toolbox that shows how to build electronics by playing Minecraft.

Piper is designed for kids and adults ages 8 and up and will be launching soon on Kickstarter!  They with be bring seven prototype kits tomorrow and the students will be working in pairs.  

Here's the Schedule of Events for Friday, November 21, 2014
11:00-11:30 The Madeleine Welcomes Piper: Mark Pavlyukovskyy & Associates
Piper Executives, Mr. Willers, Student Hospitality, and available staff

11:35-11:55 Piper Product Introduction and Lunch with Beta Students
above plus PiperBeta students outside near Garden or in ECP

Noon - 12:50 Piper Hands-on with PiperBeta students in Tech Center
12:50-1:00 Event wrap up with PiperBeta students feedback in Tech Center