Sarah Guthals, a postdoctoral researchers in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, got to teach at Minecon 2015, the all-things-Minecraft convention that took place in London July 4 and 5.About to teach in the #Glassroom #Minecon2015 #Minecraft in #Education #TNTCanon pic.twitter.com/ULHp6GpYT3— Sarah Guthals (@sarahguthals) July 5, 2015
She was at the event with fellow ThoughtSTEM co-founders Stephen Foster, a computer science Ph.D. student, and Lindsey Handley, a biology Ph.D. student.
ThoughtSTEM developed LearntoMod, a software package that teachers how to program inside of Minecraft. At Minecon, Guthals trained teachers to do the same. Event recap in Tweets below.
#Minecon2015 #Minecraft #Educators selfie!!!!! Competing with the one we did in #ISTE2015 pic.twitter.com/tEkbsv075q— Sarah Guthals (@sarahguthals) July 5, 2015
@sarahguthals teaching fractions & logic gates with #Minecraft - totally engaging & inspiring #girlsinSTEM #STEAM pic.twitter.com/h3fBoeHuOU— Louise Harris (@Louiseharris33) July 5, 2015
One of the #Educators made a half adder with logic gates in #Minecraft! #teachcs #teachstem #Minecon2015 pic.twitter.com/gyuCw79hFM— Sarah Guthals (@sarahguthals) July 5, 2015
After the last 2 weeks I can't wait to see what http://t.co/tTvt2svrlA turns into This is going to be a great time for #Minecraft #Education— Sarah Guthals (@sarahguthals) July 6, 2015
Love the dedication to solving circuitry challenges with #redstone in #Minecraft! https://t.co/FgFStSMudR— Sarah Guthals (@sarahguthals) July 6, 2015