MakerDays @ TU Graz

DOIT will join the MakerDays for kids, hosted by TU Graz (Graz Univeristy of Technology) in August. For four days, kids from 10 to 14 can work in open makerspace settings and design products and prototypes with digital materials and tools. Try programming, learn how to control a robot and get in touch with new media.

When and where?

On August 13, 14, 16 and 17 you can visit the MakerDays from 9:00 to 16:00 at TU Graz, Inffeldgasse 13. To get more information and register for the event, please go to their Website.

Presentation: Social innovations within makerspace settings for early entrepreneurial education – The DOIT project (EDmedia Amsterdam 2018)

Today, Sandra Schön (Salzburg Research) presents the paper co-authored by Christian Voigt (Zentrum für Soziale Innovation) and Radovana Jagrikova (Youth Pro Aktiv) “Social innovations within makerspace settings for early entrepreneurial education – The DOIT project” at the international EDmedia conference in Amsterdam.

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EdMedia Workshop 2018: Documentation and materials

These are slides and documentation of the joint workshop at the EDmedia conference in Amsterdam, 25th June 2018: “Making with kids in Europe – to foster digital literacy, to make a better world, and to build a new entrepreneurship education”, hosted by  Adj. Prof. Dr. Martin EBNER (University of Technology Graz, Austria), Maria GRANDL (University of Technology Graz, Austria), Karen VAN DER MOOLEN (Waag Society, Netherlands) and Dr. Sandra SCHÖN (Salzburg Research, Austria).

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Presentation from MIS4TEL available!

On June 21st, Elisabeth Unterfrauner from DOIT partner ZSI (Centre for Social Innovation) gave a presentation on the topic “Towards a Model of Early Entrepreneurial Education: Appreciation, Facilitation and Evaluation” at the MIS4TEL conference in Toledo, Spain.

 

 

“Night Flash” – Success Story #018

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 in an online webinar about “Children are makers”

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

CC BY 4.0 Gutes Aufwachsen mit Medien 2018, siehe https://www.gutes-aufwachsen-mit-medien.de/weiterbilden/article.cfm/key.3380/aus.2/StartAt.1/page.1/uactive.3

Making for kids in September

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 tueftlerwerkstatt@zsi.at).