Game Maker: Code Creators with Take-Home Gaming Handheld

Grades: 4th – 6th

Course Description:

Handheld gaming is the fastest-growing segment in the gaming industry. This class allows students to design and program their own games before downloading and playing on an Arduino-powered handheld gaming device. Students will learn to design and develop their games using visual-based programming that make coding simple and easy to understand for those new to programming. Coding concepts such as functions, variables, and conditional statements are introduced as students design their own games. Students will develop problem-solving skills, learn to program, and gain knowledge of game design in this fun and engaging class. Each student will take home their individual handheld gaming device at the end of the class. Grow from being a gamer to a creator!

Skills Learned: