New Learners are Game Designers: Video Game Design with Scratch

Sophie Idromenos is, currently, a User Interface Engineer at New York Media and has almost a decade of experience designing & implementing cross-browser websites/applications using the latest technologies.  Sophie combines her technical expertise & Masters in Computer Science, with experience in pedagogy to provide students with authentic learning experiences. As an active promoter of Computer Science, she built a “state-of-the-art” technology program for dyslexic & autistic students, grades 1st -12th at a private school, which developed students’ higher-level learning through collaborative, cross-curricular, new media project-based units on graphic, web, game design, CAD, video, 2D/3D animation. Especially in recent years, Sophie continues to affect change in education by both attending and presenting at professional conferences, which are well attended, often with standing room only. To learn more about Sophie please visit http://gmsitech.com/ed/about.

 

Categories: Bios

1 Comment

New Learners are Game Designers: Video Game Design with Scratch · February 17, 2014 at 4:25 pm

[…] Sophie Idromenos […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Posts

Bios

Ellen Murphy

Ellen Marie Murphy is a specialist in LX (learner experience) Design. She has extensive experience with innovative program development, program assessment, curriculum development, instructional design, and academic technologies especially LMS and ePortfolio adoption and migration. Read more…

Bios

Karen Schrier

Karen Schrier is an Associate Professor and Director of the Games & Emerging Media program at Marist College. Prior to Marist College, she spent over a decade producing websites, apps, and games at Scholastic, Nickelodeon, Read more…

Bios

Kirk McDermid

Director of Educational and Emerging Technologies in the Division of Information Technology Services, SUNY Empire State College Kirk McDermid (Assistant Professor of Philosophy) received his Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario. He has published Read more…