Panasonic and an Olympian Katie Ledecky held a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) educational event on May 31 in Japan. STEAM education professionals, Katie Ledecky and students who learned STEAM education discussed STEAM and our future online. Students were separated into 4groups (A~D). Each group interviewed 2 STEAM professionals. Group C interviewed Kyle Li and Michael Shadovitz.
Kyle Li introduced himself; he has done many works concerned with games. Then, he told students what they should do if they want to create games. “ My only recommendation is to start making games! Becoming a game designer is not easy because you have to go through a lot of homework, learning how the system works, how to develop characters, how to write a good story, and sometimes you have to make the assets yourself.” he said. He supported to build a technology school.
Michael Shadovitz is an industrial designer. He showed works he had designed and gave the idea of making something next. “The industry has grown just not from only products but also focusing on bigger things like overall experience as well as design.” he
said. When he was in elementary school, he recreated a fan from a pencil sharpener. He has been challenging to create interesting
In question time, one student asked Katie Ledecky about having a dream. She answered, “You’re still very young,…Don’t limit off to just one goal, one dream. Try to look at as many different areas of life, and of this world as you can. … At your age, definitely do not stop looking for passions and developing those goals and dreams.” She also said in the end“, I really hope that I will be there in your beautiful country next year, for the Olympics!”
- 地域 関東
- 都道府県 東京
- テーマ オンライン取材