PLAYtek - Musical Wires

Jen Waldron and Tom Noren of PLAYtek are STEAM (Science, Engineering, Technology, Arts, Math) educator/artist in the Charleston, SC area.

Operating as usual

02/22/2019

Made the list!

Have your kids taken a great STEM class or camp? Support your favorite STEM provider & vote for Most Loved STEM Program now!

https://hulafrog.com/charleston-sc/subcategory-browse?cat_id=5&subcat_name=STEM&cat_name=Classes&subcat_id=153

playtek.org 11/02/2018

Innovation in the Classroom - The Seeds of Tomorrow

http://www.playtek.org/blog/

playtek.org This is the educational equalizer that validates multiple perspectives and approaches to learning and produces generative thought and action.

09/13/2018

PLAYtek

http://www.playtek.org/blog/2018/9/12/30oh5goai40hsxwypg8rwfe4ql1h1y

www.playtek.org You can return to our homepage by clicking here, or you can try searching for the content you are seeking by clicking here.

playtek.org 08/03/2018

Write On!

http://www.playtek.org/events/2018/8/3/write-on https://www.facebook.com/events/245753269391422/

playtek.org PLAYtek is taking part in this great event organized by the CCPL. We will be in the "Innovation Zone" with some great STEAM based activities including MaKey MaKey, Ozobots and Sphero. 

06/15/2018

Looking fwd to tomorrow’s student showcase

playtek.org 05/24/2018

STEAM Summer Camp 2018

http://www.playtek.org/events/2018/7/9/steam-summer-camp-2018 https://www.facebook.com/events/586284858407642/

playtek.org June 11-15 Monday-Friday 9am-12pm (bring a snack!) Ages 8-15 $200 1123 Chuck Dawley Blvd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464 Foster your child’s love of discovery with an interactive, hands-on and engaging experience. Create, build and invent with 21st-century technologies such as Scratch coding, LittleB

now.tufts.edu 10/04/2017

Why Kids Should Code

Worth a read. Making coding as relevant to kids as literacy. Makes sense.

now.tufts.edu It is 3 p.m. on a sunny Monday, and I have just finished giving a talk for hundreds of early childhood teachers in the Boston area. As I am making my way out of the room, a shy woman approaches me. She wants to know if she should allow her six-year-old to use ScratchJr—an introductory programming la...

05/28/2017

Hey folks! Still a few a spots left for our summer camp! Don't miss out!
June 5-9
1:30-4pm on Highway 41 opposite the Dunes West entrance! Creative Minds pre-school.
Give us a call today! 843-514-3405

03/04/2017

STEAM Summer Camp at Hungry Monk Music

http://www.playtek.org/events/2017/3/4/steam-summer-camp-at-hungry-monk-music https://www.facebook.com/events/1120637464725266/

www.playtek.org Foster your child’s love of discovery with an interactive, hands-on and engaging experience. Create, build and invent with 21st century technologies such as LittleBits, Sphero, Ozobots and MaKey MaKey. Connect with technology, art and design! PLAYtek STEAM Camp - Hungry Monk Music Summer Ca

02/18/2017

PLAYtek - Musical Wires

Cool stuff

https://www.facebook.com/events/1788443078085983/

playtek.org 02/17/2017

STEAM Summer Camp

https://www.facebook.com/events/1788443078085983/

playtek.org Join us for a week of invention and creativity. The best way to start your summer vacation!

02/15/2017

Spring and Summer camps coming soon!

02/01/2017

PLAYtek at Charleston Stem Festival

http://www.playtek.org/events/2017/2/1/playtek-at-charleston-stem-festival https://www.facebook.com/events/1757069524513568/

www.playtek.org Join Jen Waldron and Tom Noren at the PLAYtek exhibit. Make music with play do and plants using MaKey MaKey, invent something creative using littleBits! An interactive and engaging experience for all.

02/01/2017

Building Bots: littleBits and MaKeyMaKey Workshop

https://www.facebook.com/events/1841719716085358/

www.playtek.org Discover, inquire and create to become tomorrow's innovators. Join us for an interactive hands-on experience using 21st century technologies as we invent and build using littleBits, MaKeyMakey, and many other day-to-day objects.

09/26/2016

STEAM Workshop at 2016 Next Steps Institute

http://www.playtek.org/events/2016/9/25/steam-workshop-at-2016-next-steps-institute

www.playtek.org Tom Noren will be presenting a hands on workshop at 2016 Next Steps Institute in Charleston SC. The workshop will include MaKey MaKey and liitleBits Synth Kit and participants will explore creative and engaging activities with these two amazing devices. The workshop will center on the synergy betwee...

09/16/2016

Hands on Technology Workshop

http://www.playtek.org/events/2016/9/22/hands-on-technology-workshop https://www.facebook.com/events/1230250273663798/

www.playtek.org   PLAYtek A S.T.E.A.M. (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) A hands-on discovery workshop for students, grades 3-5 with Tom Noren Thursdays, September 22- November 17 (no class 10/20) 4-5 pm, Tuition $195 (sibling discount available Play and learn while using your imagination & technology! 

09/15/2016

Had a great time at teaching music at The Cooper School this week. We learned about the power of music using LittleBits Synth Kit!
Join me for a littleBits workshop at the main branch of the Charleston Public Library this Saturday at 11am!

09/12/2016

CCPL - Charleston County Public Library - South, Carolina

Getting ready for PLAYtek-Musical Wires workshop at the Charleston Library Downtown.
This is free event!
http://bit.ly/2czamFi

ccpl.org

09/02/2016

PLAYtek Presents littleBits Golf

Check out this PLAYtek workshop. We created a littleBits invention!
https://youtu.be/ENLS55uyyis

A PLAYtek hands on workshop using littleBits. A remote controlled golf cart-player

08/06/2016

littleBits vs EV3 Battle

littleBits vs EV3 Battle.
Music by Matt Masie's Percussion camp students, littleBit bots designed and built by my STEAM camp students.
https://youtu.be/jJNGwHEjkj4
Another collaboration !

My STEAM camp students designed 2 reinforced littleBits bots to battle the EV3..... Not "bits" were hurt!

08/06/2016

littleBits Rio 2016 Opening ceremonies

A taste of what we did at STEAM camp last week!
Thanks to Matt Macie and Percussion Camp students for the music and Hungry Monk Music for the space!
https://youtu.be/YBBhPDxI-fM

The Rio Olympics are here! A littleBits dancing torch and Brazilian flag designed and built by students at my STEAM Summer camp. Matt Macie's Percussion Camp...

08/02/2016

STEAM meets Percussion camp at Hungry Monk Music

STEAM in action! liitleBits and percussion jam!
https://youtu.be/1H07fGCDTJ4

My students at STEAM camp jamming with Matt Masie's percussion students with littleBits bots and Synth Kit.

07/26/2016

Shinga, our 20 year old cat wanted to be a part of the photo!

07/26/2016

Den Bergtagna

I have been finding/arranging some new songs for my young students. This is a Swedish folk song, "Den Bergtagana"
"The Mountain Captive". More to come!

07/26/2016

STEM

Short video I filmed and edited for last years Engaging Creative Minds STEAM camp.

07/26/2016

Makey MaKey Plant Circuit

Coming up with ideas for STEAM activities...

Creating a circuit using plants, paper towels and water.

youtube.com 07/26/2016

Musical Wires workshops

Some examples of my STEAM workshops over the years. Some were as an Engaging Creative Minds artist, others as a guest artist.

youtube.com

07/26/2016

PLAYtek - Musical Wires's cover photo

07/26/2016

PLAYtek - Musical Wires

Videos (show all)

Den Bergtagna

Location

Category

Products

STEAM workshops for students and teachers.
Guitar lessons

Telephone

Address


1123 Chuck Dawley Blvd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
Mount Pleasant, SC
29464
Other Schools in Mount Pleasant (show all)
Coding Kids Club Coding Kids Club
Mount Pleasant, 29464

Coding Kids Club is an organization of parents, engineers, and technologist whose mission is to teach kids programming. Real line level coding!

911 Driving School - Mt. Pleasant 911 Driving School - Mt. Pleasant
2700 Highway 17 North, Suite 150
Mount Pleasant, 29466-8913

Wando Guitar Club 2010-2011 Wando Guitar Club 2010-2011
1000 Warrior Way
Mount Pleasant, 29466

Building a music community

Preschool of the Arts Charleston Preschool of the Arts Charleston
477 Mathis Ferry Road
Mount Pleasant, 29464

Welcome to Preschool of the Arts at the Charleston Center for Jewish Life - Evoking wonder, creativity, and joy! Established 2016

Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy of Mount Pleasant Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy of Mount Pleasant
3650 Bessemer Road
Mount Pleasant, 29466

Now Enrolling!

Spanish Your Way Spanish Your Way
222 W Coleman Blvd
Mount Pleasant, 29464

Classes and customized courses to meet your specific needs.

Kumon Kumon
1118 PARK WEST BOULEVARD SUITE B-2
Mount Pleasant, 29466

Kumon Math and Reading Center MT PLEASANT - LAUREL HILL

Coastal Ballet USA Coastal Ballet USA
497 La Mesa Road
Mount Pleasant, 29464

Professional Training Program serving dedicated students A conservatory quality of dance instruction embedded in a broader educational model www.coastalballetusa.org

Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Learning Center Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Learning Center
302 Hibben St
Mount Pleasant, 29464

The Learning Center, founded in 1970, exists first and foremost to introduce little children to Jesus in an atmosphere that is warm, loving, fun and instructional.

The O'Quinn Schools -  Mount Pleasant The O'Quinn Schools - Mount Pleasant
761 S Shelmore Blvd
Mount Pleasant, 29464

The O'Quinn Schools of Porter-Gaud strive to be innovative in methodology while remaining traditional in basic goals. We offer developmentally appropriate, learning-centered curriculum. Our programs help foster a lifetime love of learning!

SEU Seacoast SEU Seacoast
750 Long Point Rd
Mount Pleasant, 29464

Regional campus of Southeastern University, hosted by Seacoast Church.

Language Center in Charleston SC Language Center in Charleston SC
724 S Shelmore Blvd, Ste 101
Mount Pleasant, 29464

Language Training, Cross-Culture Training, Interpreting, Document Translation