TurtleStitch - Lifelong Game of Moving and Rotating
From Logo to Snap! More Fun! More Snap!
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TurtleStitch, as the most welcomed branch platform of Snap!, is the bridge between Logo programming and Snap! programming. It also provide gaming scenario and gaming concept when someone try to design satisfying patterns when they "play" with the moves and the angles. The crafts made from TurtleStitch codes could also be applied in board games and physical games.
This talk aims at the gaming attribute of TurtleStitch which is the most important motive for anyone to code and learn. The patterns and the embroidered pieces are attractive and the process of designing them are addictive. Embroidery has a fantastic influence on those designing processes that we usually carry on only with computers. It's about Math but beyond Math. This talk will deliver demos of how to treat the designing process as a game and get beauty and joy in result. Crafts made from the TurtleStitch codes will also be demonstrated.
In this talk I will share my own story about how I found the importance of the gaming attribute of TurtleStitch and what it brings to my students.
A new geometry library of TurtleStitch will also be demoed in this talk to show how children can grow powerful with the power of lambda when they use those blocks to make complicated designs and their "toys" easily.
Not only children but also adults are expected to play this sort of beautiful games to achieve beneficial influence to their learning experiences and their lives. It's the most important reason that everyone should get involved in Snap! and TurtleStitch community.
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Cynthia Solomon, Sarah Magner, firstname.lastname@example.org
WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION In this workshop, we will focus on building blocks that allow you to play with polygons and spirals with TurtleStitch. If you create a design you love and do not have access to a computerized embroidery machine, global TurtleStitch community friends will embroider & mail you your design!
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