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May 12, 2018 1:00 pm
May 12, 2018 5:00 pm
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2700 Production Way, Burnaby

Girls Learning Code Day 2018: Collaborative Game Production

In this collaborative experience, learners work together to build a video game that addresses a social or environmental issue and works towards change. Learners will explore the game industry by experiencing what it’s like to work on different project teams, within a variety roles. As a group, we will track through the game development process together - from pre-production to post.

After brainstorming a game idea and creating a collective Game Design Document (GDD), learners will work to complete assignments using a variety of tools, programs, and languages. Each learner will explore 2 of 3 game production elements, including game-building, audio, and/or artworks creation.

At the end of the experience, learners will share their individual projects to reveal a series of video game levels that they can share with family and friends. They’ll also leave with a better understanding of how their favourite games came to be, and how they can incorporate coding into their existing interests and skills.

Learning Outcomes
Use technology to create positive change

Better explain the game development process

Apply personal interests and skills within the game industry

Work with a team to find creative solutions to problems

Create a collaborative video game in Scratch

Use the tools, languages, and programs learned to KEEP CODING!

Who is this for?
This workshop is for girls ages 8-13. Our workshops are designed to give learning experiences that are fun, engaging, empowering and inspirational. Through hands-on, collaborative, project-based learning, kids end the workshop having built something. This workshop experience is designed to help kids see technology in a whole new light – as a medium for self-expression, and as a means for changing the world.

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