A birthday surprise this year was a Saturday Heat Transfer Printing course at the fantastic Leeds Print Workshop. Result, loved it : ) Great chance to learn about basic techniques … Continue reading Heat transfer printing with tinkering possibilities
Preparing for the unknown: Next week I’ll be facilitating an Ada Day with a group of students who’s activities will be centred around student voice and digital making. They’ll be … Continue reading Soldering on to connect #MakerEd plans
I’ve got an idea in mind to create a piece of artwork to visualise some live data, and wanted to see how quickly we could create a starter paper circuit. … Continue reading Exploring paper circuits before a live data feed
Christmas came early last week. Got to admit that we became embroiled in Quality Street-gate with forceful opinions expressed about which choc should have been replaced. The trouble was that peer … Continue reading ‘Quality’ decision making without peer pressure using Picap
A year ago I asked the question, ‘Will I ever know what it’s like to dance like a dancer?’ It feels timely now to explain the non-stop questions that have … Continue reading Strictly More Pi – Take Two
Absolutely not? But could it mean more Maker style Meet ups as we move forward? When the team from York Hack Space joined us at this weekend’s Raspberry Jam our Maker … Continue reading Does more noise mean more collaboration at the Leeds’ Raspberry Jam?
Twelve months on from Le Grand Départ of the Tour de France in Yorkshire. A year since the peloton passed through North Leeds on it’s way to the ceremonial start … Continue reading When cycling data becomes the input, not the output, with Raspberry Pi
For a while now I’ve been exploring the work around the Internet of Things (IOT) and how creative school projects can link to the ideas and considerations from the world of … Continue reading How can the IOT supercharge a superhero?