Pat Yongpradit, a Microsoft Innovative Educator, is now Director of Education for Code.org. He has a track record for helping girls become interested in STEM and programming. In this example, his student, Anh Vo, created a game for the Magic Cup Kodu Cup Challenge 2013. She created a game about cleaning waste water from factories to keep nearby villages safe.
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Pat Yongpradit – Show #32 – Engaging Students Through Competitions, Contests and Code
Pat Yongpradit, a computer science teacher at Springbrook High School, has a track record of teaching students students to code for creating authentic applications. His former student, Anh Vo, used code to create an award-winning game about waste-water cleanup. In the game, waste water from factories is cleaned to keep nearby villages safer. Anh used resources she found at code.org to create her game, which won 3rd place in the Kodu Challenge 2013 at Microsoft’s ImagineCup.
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