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Presented by Continuing Education MA/MAT Art Education and CE Online Courses

Art Education Learning Lab: Building Circuits on a Budget in TinkerCAD

Dec 3, 2020; 5:00 - 7:00pm
Digital rendition created in TinkerCAD of a circuit board with a layout showing where various circuits would be placed.
Credit: Sherry Mayo

Interested in teaching circuits to kids on a budget? You can build circuits and program Arduino microcontrollers in TinkerCAD, and we’ll show you how. This free two-hour workshop will teach you some basics in circuitry and how to simulate it in a 3D environment using TinkerCAD, a free web-based software program. Each participant will create their own interactive circuitry simulator using a variety of components, such as power sources, LEDs, breadboards, microcontrollers, switches, buttons and resistors. It’s a great way to show your students how to build interactive projects with Arduino and get immediate results. Soon you’ll be up and running as a teacher in a digital classroom!


Supplies: If possible, participants should create their own TinkerCAD account at tinkercad.com prior to the workshop.


Presented by SVA’s Division of Continuing Education and MA/MAT Art Education. Note: 2 CTLE hours are offered.


Faculty: Sherry Mayo, director, Center for the Digital Arts, Peekskill Extension

Sherry Mayo is an artist, researcher, educator and the director of the Center for the Digital Arts at Westchester Community College, Peekskill. She holds her BA from Boston College, MFA from New York University and EdDCT from Columbia University Teachers College. She teaches in the MA/MAT Art Education department at SVA.


Note: All events listed on sva.edu/events are in Eastern Time (ET).

Free and open to the public