Fueled by innovation through discovery, the Playground highlights a number of

Fueled by innovation through discovery,
the Playground highlights a number of
pursuits in maker, STEM, gaming, virtual
learning, accessibility, arts integration
and more. This exciting component of
SXSWedu provides a destination for
attendees to explore, discover, participate
and learn with like-minded individuals. A
number of stimulating elements, including
displays, talks and hands-on presentations,
contribute to the creative nature of this
casual learning space.
Playground Elements
Industry leaders provide enlightening stage
presentations by illuminating discovery-based learning
activities and fuel a dynamic audience Q&A.
Hands On
This facilitated instructional experience encourages
attendees to explore their creative side through
participation and exploration.
A dynamic assortment of organization and institutions,
which showcase effective learning approaches while
supporting participation, are available to attendees for
the duration of the Playground.
Past Playground Participants
BrainPOP, Columbia College Chicago, Digital
Harbor Foundation, E-Line Media, Epilog Laser,
FabLab San Diego, Geekdom, GlassLab, iCreate
to Educate, Joan Ganz Cooney Center, John B.
Connally High School Cougar Productions, Khan
Academy, Maker Media, MakerKids, Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, Metropolitan Museum of
Art, Mount Vernon Presbyterian School, Project
Tomorrow, SparkFun Electronics, The University
of Oklahoma—One University, Thinkery, Toronto
International Film Festival, Tynker, VentureLab, Xerox
Learn more at sxswedu.com/playground