YMCA tech programs aim to foster future engineers

Hoping to bring the business of video game design to the level of child’s play, education tech firm ELine Media turned to youth at the Homewood-Brushton YMCA last week for thoughts on how to build a blockbuster title. The ideas that were heard — concepts such as “collaboration,” “adventure” and “loot” — were so close to existing baseline industry standards they likely surprised those meeting the group of 6- to 16-year-olds for the first time. But for anyone who has followed the YMCA Creators Spa

Source: www.post-gazette.com

Story about YMCA program where I provide some consulting in Pittsburgh that offers under-served kids opportunities in robotics (Hummingbird), coding (Scratch and Minecraft) and video game design (Gamestar Mechanic)

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