Thursday, October 1, 2015
Super League Gaming Ties With STEAM:CODERS On Minecraft League
Santa Monica-based Super League Gaming, the startup which it turning playing Minecraft and other videogames into social events at local theaters, has tied with Pasadena nonprofit STEAM:CODERS, to offer up an after-school, Minecraft League to its members and local schools. According to the two, the deal will help bring excited kids into Super League Gaming theater arenas. STEAM:CODERS said that Minecraft helps teaches principles such as geometry and engineering and also stimulates interest in learning computer programming. The two said they have created the SLG After School Minecraft League as a part of the partnership. STEAM:CODERS says it works with schools, businesses, and other nonprofits to help teach disadvantaged and underrepresented middle and high school students of color the basics of science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM).