eLearning – Coding for Young Entrepreneurs eLearning – Coding for Young Entrepreneurs

Platform: Teachable Audience: Preteens and teenagers ages 14 to 17 years Project 99 is a nonprofit providing “child-centered and family-focused intensive in-community and behavioral assistant services to children and families across the state of New Jersey.” When they reached out to me for help inspiring the next generation of coders and game-changers, how could I […]

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Curriculum & Facilitation: Intro to JavaScript Through Minecraft Curriculum & Facilitation: Intro to JavaScript Through Minecraft

Audience: Children ages 7 to 13 years Velocity Indiana approached me to help them launch a Coder Dojo for children in Kentucky and Indiana. We ultimately decided to craft our own curriculum teaching children the basics of JavaScript using the popular video game, Minecraft. After six months of research and curriculum development, including partnering with […]

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Microlearning – The Difference Between UX and UI Design Microlearning – The Difference Between UX and UI Design

Fun fact: many years ago, before I was a Learning Experience Designer, I worked as a Senior User Experience Designer (UX) and User Interface Designer (UI) for a tech startup. Since transitioning to Instructional Design, I’ve enjoyed building UX/UI eLearning courses for well-respected organizations around the world. This quick microlearning video was created for one […]

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Storyboard – Introduction to Video Game Dev & Unreal Engine Storyboard – Introduction to Video Game Dev & Unreal Engine

As part of my edX Micro Masters Degree, I created this sample storyboard for a curriculum introducing video game development to teenagers using the popular game creation engine, Unreal Engine by Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite. Unreal Engine is free software that is so powerful, it’s been used on Disney’s “The Mandalorian,” the latest […]

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eLearning – Girls Can Code! Intro to Java Using Minecraft eLearning – Girls Can Code! Intro to Java Using Minecraft

This was my first time experimenting with Articulate Storyline for my edX Micro Masters course in Instructional Design. Although my background is primarily in Adobe Captivate and Oracle User Productivity Kit (UPK), I enjoyed the experience and hope to work with Articulate Storyline and Rise again in the future.  Platform: Articulate Storyline Audience: Young girls […]

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