Success Stories

“Discover and foster capabilities” #55

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Have you ever faced the issue that you forgot to close the window before it starts raining? In that case, the children of the primary school in Gröbming, Austria, have a solution for you. And many more solutions for different types of issues, all of them developed during a roll-out activity of DOIT.

"The Dancing Robot" - SUCCESS STORY #53

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There are a lot of easy ways to introduce beginners to coding. With our little robot "Cubetto", children can explore basic programming, since the robot can only move one step forward or turn 90 degrees to the left or to the right. The participants should design a game board for the robot (for example there were many ideas for a labyrinth) and then program it without errors to the goal.

"The minus dice" - SUCCESS STORY #52

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You often encounter obstacles during the development of products and services. These obstacles may intimidate some people and they stop working - but if you don't let them get you down, you'll soon find out that things can go up again even after a setback: This is called "failing forward".

"Taking Every Possibility From Life" - SUCCESS STORY #51

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Sebastian works as a volunteer at the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany. The Open Knowledge Foundation Germany is an NGO with the goal of promoting open knowledge, connecting people who work on projects for an open and just society, and strengthen digital literacy and the ethical use of technology.

“Oasis” - SUCCESS STORY #41

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Today we live in the world full of rush and fast pace, where everyone is worried about their own affairs. However, a single idea can lead to big changes and improve our daily lives. That’s how Bishop Curry came up with an idea which would save children from hot car deaths.

"With “Shine&Safe” You Are Safe in The Dark" - SUCCESS STORY #40

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These children came up with an idea of reflective accessories, such as backpacks and sports bags. Why? Because  riding a bike requires wearing a reflective but this is not always the best option since they are too small and reflective vests are not popular among children.