Carrum PS hosted the inaugural Northern Peninsula Digitech Conference on 10 November 2016. Over 150 students and teachers from 21 neighbouring schools experienced student coordinated ‘Kids Teaching Kids’ workshops on Robotics, Minecraft, Gamemaker, Stop-Motion Animation, Coding using Hopscotch, Scratch and Code Studio, Raspberry Pi demonstrations, Radio Carrum, Designing for 3D Printing, Game Creation with Bloxels, Kahootz 3D game making and development, App Development with Touch Develop.
We also listened to a Keynote Address by Bec Spink (Asst. Principal at Aitken Creek PS, Vice President-Digital Learning & Teaching Victoria, Co-Founder ‘Code The Future’), discovered the new Minecraft Education Edition with Trent Ray (Microsoft Teacher Ambassador), explored 3D Printing and experienced ‘hands on’ activities using a wide selection of robotics.
Digitech Conference is a Free Event for schools, developed by the Northern Peninsula Digital Technology Teachers Network.