Soldering on to connect #MakerEd plans

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 challenged to creatively visualise and solve real world problems, which are linked to their school's global citizenship curriculum. Following this first session, the students will…

Hull Raspberry Jam, September 2016

Another great community learning event when over 80 people registered, and this time planned with more support for a wider array of digital making projects. We were joined by friends from GPIO and Code Club  who added to the workshop programme and gave more opportunities for hands-on learning, collaborating and networking. Highlights above from Trevor's 'Introduction to…

Back to Uni & making way with a new MakerEd Research project.

Last year's Jam Packed Tour was an amazing experience.  That's a description in the cold light of day, and along the way I was known to have use figurative language comparisons along the lines of 'bonkers, crazy and nuts'. Not least that Alan and I had agreement from our employers to be released from commitments on 'JP Fridays' with our full-time…

Ey up. A reight Yorkshire Day multi-player version of t’ wavy wire wi’ t’ Codebug?

It's a tricky situation being the only Lancastrian in a Yorkshire household on 1st August.  Actually, a day of restraint and moments of lip biting so as not to become entangled and ignite the War of the Roses series. So what better strategy than to beat them challenge them with their own Yorkshire rose?  Of course I'd have to make…