On the first day of the DOIT project workshop, we got the impression that the kids had a hard time knowing what was going to happen during the day, which made them a little unsettle and unfocused.
Kimmie - A new facilitator has participated in her first-ever maker-workshop during the DOIT project.
In the process of getting the robots to work, we were fascinated by how fast the kids found a solution and how fast they got the technique behind the robots.
Two boys, Vinzent and Raphael, were upset by the stories of their grandparents who live in the Alps, and from time to time they have to face floods caused by heavy rains.
During a workshop in a youth institution we worked with 8 teenagers for a 3 hour workshop. We were warned beforehand by the supervisors to pay attention to our stuff and that the teenagers could be troublesome. However, it was clear from the start that the Mindstorms were very popular with teenagers.
Building a city from scratch? With the world's smallest programmable robot? And 13 children between the ages of 5 and 10? Are we crazy to even consider this?
The DoIT workshops at the secondary school were centered around the theme of cycling. The students were asked to think about their bikes and how they would like to improve them in whatever way was important to them, be it safety, aesthetics, …