We were all looking forward to our second project meeting, followed by two-day long practice partner days of DOIT:
We are happy to announce another publication of DOIT within the Austrian IT journal “OCG Journal” (therefore the text is in German, …):
At Friday, 2018-03-03, DOIT supported the regular maker days event for kids from 8 to 12 years in Salzburg’s library (Austria). The first day stood under the motto “co-design your world”. Children draw and developed 360 degree worlds and had a look on it through their own-built cardboard VR googles.
Children’s creativity is endlessly and every child need to feel free to use their imagination – it is the main driving force to create incredible things! One boy believes the same – Tautvydas Petruškevičius, who remembers himself as a crazy kid, who was addicted to toy building bricks and was creating constructions bigger than himself. Later on this childish creativity led to successful solutions, which made Tautvydas to become a social innovator. So if you still don’t believe in the power of creativity, this story is just for you.
The Makerdays in Salzburg will take place in March under the motto “Analog meets Digital”. On March 2, DOIT will hold a workshop on the theme of “(Co-)designing the world”. Stop by if you want to create your own world with 360° pictures! Continue reading “DOIT workshop at MakerDays in Stadt:Bibliothek Salzburg (2018-03-02)”
“Ahhh, I don’t want to go to school….” – sounds familiar, right? Most of the children are always complaining about unbearable amount of homework and how school is boring. But how many of them have ever had an idea on how to make all this better?
What do you do when your parents strictly ban you from having sweet and delicious drinks? Okay, maybe most of you would say it’s not the end of the world. But imagine it’s the summertime, you are playing on the beach and really want something sparkling, sweet and refreshing to quench your thirst. Seems quite hard to resist one of those sodas, right? A few creative children – Upė (9), Vincas (8) and Vasara (5) – experienced this kind of situation last summer and needed to think of any possible alternatives.
A lot of children find it hard to fully realize themselves at school. The most common reason for this – schools can not provide enough activities to interest all children. But does it mean that such problems stop every child from creating themselves as individuals? We don’t think so. Why? Because we met Julius Pauliukevičius, whom none of these problems couldn’t stop from becoming a real change-maker.