“How and why could we teach innovation and social entrepreneurship to children?” – this question was discussed during a discussion circle on Monday, June 18th 2018, in Stockholm. Continue reading “Hot topic discussion @ ISPIM 2018”
Increasing number of pedestrian accidents is a sore problem which every community faces on a daily basis. But what people could do in order to slightly reduce these numbers? Of course, firstly we need to start changing a small detail which helps us to be visible in the dark — and there is no better option than to wear a reflector. But what about more accessories that could glow in the dark? Continue reading ““Night Flash” – Success Story #018”
DOIT’s coordinator Sandra Schön (Salzburg Research) and DOIT’s advisory board member Kristin Narr did a common webinar for the German initiative “Gutes Aufwachsen mit Medien”. Their talk (in German) from June, 14th, is available online and under an open license (CC BY 4.0).
The slides are available here:
The video of the webinar is available here: https://www.gutes-aufwachsen-mit-medien.de/weiterbilden/article.cfm/key.3380/aus.2/StartAt.1/page.1/uactive.3
DOIT partner ZSI (Centre for Social Innovation) and the Elternverein Gröbming will organize makerdays for kids (8 to 12) from the 3rd to 6th of September in Gröbming, Styria.
The students will identify issues that are related to water and will commonly find, draft and create solutions for these issues.
The workshop will be held from 08:30 – 12:30 and will be also supported by the TU Graz. This first pilot is limited to 18 kids (registration under email@example.com).
Join the online conference “kids are makers – introduction to digital making” to get interesting insights on the topic making for children with the experts Sandra Schön (sansch.wordpress.com) and Kristin Narr (www.kristin-narr.de).
On May 15, Salzburg Research received a visit from children from a kindergarten nearby. 13 kids got an insight into the work of DOIT!
Sandra Schön, co-ordinator of the DOIT project (Salzburg Research), was asked to take part within a panel discussion at the international re:publica in Berlin – “The Most Inspiring Festival For The Digital Society”. It directly addressed DOIT issues (2018-05-04):
Description of the session (translation of the official version in German):
Digitisation of education alone is not enough: new concepts are needed for modern teaching. Educational enthusiasts* are already developing missing ideas and materials themselves; teachers, makers and teachers share instructions, network resources, worksheets and lesson concepts. But how sustainable is this bottom-up approach in terms of social impact? And how much “open” can education take? We want to discuss this with our guests and the audience.
- Moderation: Christine Kolbe https://18.re-publica.com/de/member/2682
- Dejan Mihajlović: https://18.re-publica.com/de/member/9524
- Melanie Stilz: https://18.re-publica.com/de/member/5492
- Sandra Schön: https://18.re-publica.com/de/member/1…
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The discussion was done in German.
Pam de Sterke from DOIT’s partner Waag wrote a short report our partner days in Billund. We just cite it here <3 – the original can be found at Waag’s homepage.
At DOIT’s project meeting we had also a visit of 14-year-old Sacha from 7th grade at the Billund School.