Allyn Kahn, of New Port Richey is locally known as a long time chess instructor, as well as a Champlain College Continuing Professional Studies Professor teaching math, statistics, philosophy and critical thinking since 2000. And he’s also an award winning game maker.
His puzzle, Mentagy, which he’s bringing to Tampa Bay Mini Maker Faire 2013, has received multiple awards, including the 2012 Puzzle of the Year Award from Creative Child and the 2012 Brain Child Award from Tillywig,
Developed to help his chess students improve their decision-making, Mentagy is now available on multiple platforms, as a game board, puzzle book, and as a digital puzzle. At our Mini Maker Faire, Allyn will have game playing opportunities at his exhibit and will be providing a workshop on ” The science of Neuroplasticity: How doing mental activities, like puzzles and games, creates new networks in your brain, at any age.”
Join us at Tampa Bay Mini Maker Faire 2013 and expand your mind!