Workshops

Workshops

You will be able to select two workshops to attend for the day. When you fill in your workshop submissions form, your first choice for Friday will be Workshop 1 and your second choice will be Workshop 2. Hopefully you will get both of your choices. Slots will be limited for each of the workshops.

Workshop registration will only be available to those schools who have registered and paid to attend this event.

WORKSHOPS FOR 2017 - Friday 1st of December


B101

Breakout 1 - 9.15 - 11.30 am

Coding with Dash the Robot

Tutor- Neil Leathley

Come along and meet Dash - Dash is a robot that we can support you in learning the basics of coding. Using iPad apps linked to Dash, we can code our robot to respond to our voice, navigate objects, dance and sing. There are so many possibilities to explore so join us for some fun and games.


B201

Breakout 2 - 12.00 - 02.00 pm

Coding with Dash the Robot

Tutor- Tania Coutts

Come along and meet Dash - Dash is a robot that we can support you in learning the basics of coding. Using iPad apps linked to Dash, we can code our robot to respond to our voice, navigate objects, dance and sing. There are so many possibilities to explore so join us for some fun and games.

B102

Learning the code language with Swift Playground

Tutor- Yaron Overeem

In this session you will use an iPad app called Swift Playground to learn to code. Swift Playground makes it fun to learn and experiment with code. You solve interactive puzzles in the guided “Learn to Code” lessons to master the basics of coding.


B202

Coding/Robotics

Tutor- Isaac Jerez/Tama Kingi/ Jacob Sanchez/Caelan Cartwright

In this session you will use an IPad app called Tickle. Tickle is the only platform that connects all your devices together so that they can interact with each other! Tickle is easy to learn, yet incredibly powerful.

Mini Golf

  • Tickle App
  • Students design a mini golf course
  • Using the Tickle app, students direct the Sphero to each hole in as little code directions as possible.

B103

Photography

Tutor- Rex Morris

Photography Using 'Photo" [iPad].

Students will learn to take and edit photos using a range of techniques within the Photo programme on Mac computers or iPads. They will be able to print a selection of their photos to take back to their school

B203

Photography

Tutor- Rex Morris

Photography Using 'Photo" [iPad].

Students will learn to take and edit photos using a range of techniques within the Photo programme on Mac computers or iPads. They will be able to print a selection of their photos to take back to their school

B104

Computer Game Creation

Tutor- Richard Buckland

Design and play your own computer games, using Gamestarmechanic, Gamefroot, or Sploder.

B204

Computer Game Creation

Tutor- Richard Buckland

Design and play your own computer games, using Gamestarmechanic, Gamefroot, or Sploder.

B105

Movie Making

Tutor- Isaac Jerez/Oliver Simpson

Movie making tutorial lead by Oliver

B205

Not Available

B106

Technology Challenge Build UP!

Tutor- Hazel Smith

The Challenge will be to build a tower as high as possible with a 2 kg weight at the top! The clock will be ticking... to get your treasure as high out of the flood waters as possible. SPEED and Care and Clever thinking will be important.

Awards will be available; which tower that can handle the most weight? Yes this is testing to destruction! How much weight until the tower collapses?

B206

Technology Challenge Build UP!

Tutor- Hazel Smith

The Challenge will be to build a tower as high as possible with a 2 kg weight at the top! The clock will be ticking... to get your treasure as high out of the flood waters as possible. SPEED and Care and Clever thinking will be important.

Awards will be available; which tower that can handle the most weight? Yes this is testing to destruction! How much weight until the tower collapses?

B107

QR Code Hunt

Tutor- Mark Buckland

We will be using QR codes to work through a digital treasure hunt. Expect to be going outside for a good chunk of this workshop, as you try to complete the tasks. Lets hope it's not raining.....

B207

QR Code Hunt

Tutor- Mark Buckland

We will be using QR codes to work through a digital treasure hunt. Expect to be going outside for a good chunk of this workshop, as you try to complete the tasks. Lets hope it's not raining.....

B108

Future Fun Now

Tutor- Ben Soole

Robot Coding with Dash, Augmented Reality and Minecraft. We will explore them all.

B208

Future Fun Now

Tutor- Ben Soole

Robot Coding with Dash, Augmented Reality and Minecraft. We will explore them all.

B109



B209

Learning the code language with Swift Playground

Tutor- Yaron Overeem

In this session you will use an iPad app called Swift Playground to learn to code. Swift Playground makes it fun to learn and experiment with code. You solve interactive puzzles in the guided “Learn to Code” lessons to master the basics of coding.