A Live Q&A with Doll-E 1.0 Author Shanda McCloskey

November 04, 2019

Join us for our first ever student-focused webinar!

Teachers, we are inviting you to bring your class to this webinar to hear from Shanda McCloskey, the author of the best selling book Doll - E 1.0. Your students will be inspired and challenged to make their own project!

Doll-E 1.0
During this interactive session, your students can ask Shanda questions about the writing process and/or ask Tom and Colleen questions about Makey Makey!

When can we join? 

This webinar session was live on November 19 and you can view the recording of the session below.

Get Prepared

Make sure to prep students with questions the day before the webinar. During the live webinar, we will turn your classroom microphone on so students can make a one to one connection with Shanda and our Makey Makey experts.

Shanda's Books



Shanda McCloskey, Author of Doll- E 1.0 and T-Bone the Drone
Shanda (rhymes with panda) comes from a whole family of different kinds of artists and entrepreneurs! She studied art in Atlanta and New York City. But before writing and illustrating kids books, she taught art to high-schoolers. Shanda is the mama of two young girls and the wife of a cute web developer! Her first books about robots (or anything for that matter) are DOLL-E 1.0 and the companion story, T-BONE THE DRONE.
Tom Heck, VP of Education Initiatives, Workshops, Community, & Big Learning Ideas  @Makey Makey / Joy Labz

In his role at Makey Makey, Tom travels throughout the US leading workshops for K12 educators. His efforts have resulted in a nationwide network of Makey Makey training "hubs" that provide PD for K12 educators. Prior to his work at Makey Makey, Tom worked at Purdue University in the engineering department where he led a team that was charged with growing an award winning K12 program that taught students about Human Centered Design through Service Learning. Tom is a former high school teacher, juvenile corrections officer, and YMCA Senior Director. He's authored multiple books and has published hundreds of podcast


Colleen Graves, Director of Curriculum, Content, Community and FUN! @Makey Makey / Joy Labz
As a creative, Colleen creates teacher-driven content for our team and beyond! With 15 years of education experience and a lifetime experience as a maker, she still believes the world is her classroom and that maker education is transformative for students and teachers alike!
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