“…Enables students with freedom to explore their interests through technologies, and supports their development of reasoning and problem solving skills” (Bers, et al., 2014, p. 146)
Building virtual worlds and simulators make concepts more tangible and meaningful for students and set the stage for hands-on experiences (Smith & Neumann, 2014, p.187, Wing, 2006, p.3, Gadanidis, 2015a, p. 165)
Makey Makey started out as a project that was initiated by two students at MIT Media Lab under the advisorship of Mitch Resnick and is an academic and artistic project. Now it’s both a business and a project with thousands of community collaborators, with more joining the ranks of inventors everyday.
Downloads:Physical Computing With MaKey MaKey (PPTX) MaKey MaKey - PD Overview Lesson Plans Group Activity Guides
Makey Makey Piano: http://makeymakey.com/piano/