The DOIT team published another great article introducing the project to the world! After the online talk of our project coordinator Sandra Schön for "FNMA - Verein Forum Neue Medien in der Lehre Austria" (Association Forum New Media in Teaching Austria), we also got the opportunity to present DOIT in the FNMA magazine.
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.
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".
The team of SRFG had the great opportunity to participate in the children's City Salzburg 2019, organized by the Verein Spektrum. The concept of the Childrens' city is simple: it is a city for children!
This is our first DoIt webinar on topics that practitioners supporting young social innovators find important. Our first topic has a focus on "Special requirements of children in school settings". Our experts on the topic are Roberto Vdovic from the University of Zagreb and Kristijan Tkalec from BioTehna.
We love to reach a lot of children with the tools and materials we develop within DOIT with our roll-out activities for kids. The first big event in Austria is Salzburg's biannual Children's City, the "Kinderstadt Mini-Salzburg".