Teenagers learn to program: 3D games in 3 weeks

February 9th, 2013 by adam Background Last year, Pearson ran the first ever Innov8 competition, giving tech startups a chance to make their own innovative new product/project. The grand prize was £5,000 towards building the product. Most of the teams were adults (even: real companies), but a team of students from Blatchington Mill School won, 

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Brighton Mini Maker Faire

At the February 2013 meeting of Digital Education Brighton Andrew Sleigh outlined what Brighton Mini Maker Faire is with some further info about the general global Mini Maker Faire movement.  Below is some further detail about this and if you are interested in becoming involved or knowing more please do contact Andrew at mailto:andrew.sleigh@gmail.com What 

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Cherokee Nation project

A digital cultural exchange between school students in Brighton, UK and Cherokee school students in Oklahoma, USA. In the first blog post in December 2011, Phil Jones wrote: ‘This project aims to use digital media to significantly enhance the way that existing cultural exchange programmes between schools are run. The idea is to test and 

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DEB past, present and future

By Mick Landmann As we enter the New Year I wanted to reflect on how DEB has progressed since its inception in June 2011 (the time of our first full meeting). The main general achievement of the group, I think, is to have acted upon the determination that DEB should be predicated on action, and 

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Let’s hear it for the yoof!!

By Mick Landmann When I woke up on the first day of the New Year, woozy from the past few days of excess, turning on the news I noted that the New Year message from our religious leaders, notably the Archbishop of Canterbury and Pope Benedict, laid some emphasis on youth. The Archbishop observed rightly 

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