Today DOIT pilots are already in a full swing in different European countries. This time, we want to share a story about a little girl, who hasn’t invented a serious or significant invention so far, but who have made great progress in overcoming her fears and hesitations in the makers’ world. By participating in DOIT’s workshop she made a big step in the development of her future entrepreneurial, creative and constructive skills.Continue reading ““Take Your Time and Start to Tinker… or Even Solder!” – Success Story #42″
DOIT partners Frank Vloet and Pam de Sterke from WAAG society are invited to host a workshop at the Brave New Learning Conference in Amsterdam, on February 12th, 2019.Continue reading “DOIT partner WAAG will host a workshop @The Brave New Learning Conference”
On December 12th, the county councillor of Salzburg, Andrea Klambauer, visited Salzburg Research and got the opportunity to gain an insight into the work of Salzburg Research and DOIT. In addition to DOITs objectives and goals, the team also presented how the use and impact of the innovation-promoting DOIT program and the various methods are tested and scientifically evaluated in ten European countries. The Salzburg pilot activities were shown to illustrate this work.
Together with the TU Graz, Sandra Schön (Salzburg Research) published an article about the maker days in Graz, Austria’s biggest makerspace for children. Read about the one week event online at OCG Magazine or Researchgate.
Continue reading “Publication about maker days in Graz is available”
DOIT was interviewed by SOCI@LL as a best practice on current practices for innovative inclusive systems inside and around schools that foster cross-sectorial collaborations.
Together with participants of the Information and Media Literacy conference 2018 in Passau, members of the Salzburg Research DOIT team discussed the question of “Social innovation in makerspaces as a means of media literacy?”, followed by a facilitator workshop. Take a look at the slides here: Continue reading “IML 2018 conference slides online!”
On November 21st 2018, Sandra schön held a presentation at the EUregio media day about “Creative Digital Design – Making for Beginners” (German language). You can find the slides here:
The Euregio Media Day 2018 was visited by 120 teachers and educators from the region Traunstein – Berchtesgadener Land – Salzburg and DOIT served as a partner for this event.
DOIT has had the support of experts from various fields since the start of the project. These experts support the DOIT team e.g. as counselors, during activities and disseminations and provide advice and practical support with their specialist knowledge. Together with interested children, they form the Intergenerational Advisory Board (IAB). On November 8th, DOIT had an Advisory Board meeting (online), to discuss the project progress and plan further actions and expert meetings. Read on to get to know our board members! Continue reading “Meet the DOIT Advisory Board!”