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Thursday evening was one of our first sessions for an Adults Edition of Code-A-Drone. We’ve hosted our previous Code-A-Drone workshops at Madlabs, and now with our “Bring a Friend” discount offer it’s possible to double the fun. And many of our attendees did, as sales were a success. Our workshop for adults differs as our sessions are mostly held in an evening or late afternoon. We alter our lesson plan for a different audience and the main premise of the workshop is to have some fun and try out a new experience with...read more
Our Code-A-Drone Workshop We visited Hack Oldham once again for our Lego Stop Motion and Code-A-Drone workshops, we opened up another opportunity to get young people down and take part in our fun and creative sessions, learning new skills along the way. The drones are up and flying with @MakoEducationUK #loveoldham pic.twitter.com/8v5shY3LaS — Hack Oldham (@HackOldham) January 28, 2018 Great afternoon of code a drone @MakoEducationUK@makeliverpool #drone #coding #codeAdrone pic.twitter.com/QJkHkRvF8F — Paul Foster (@P_Foster_Mako) January 20,...read more
After our most recent and successful visit to Make. for our Lego Stop Motion and Code-A-Drone workshops, we opened up another opportunity to get young people down and take part in our fun and creative sessions once again. Our Code-A-Drone Workshop Great afternoon of code a drone @MakoEducationUK@makeliverpool #drone #coding #codeAdrone pic.twitter.com/QJkHkRvF8F — Paul Foster (@P_Foster_Mako) January 20, 2018 Our Lego Stop Motion Workshop Stopmotion animation workshop in full production with fantastic films being made @MakoEducationUK...read more
We’re proud to finally get to show you the fantastic animation video that we’ve been helping the young people of Warrington Youth Club put together to help them promote their amazing Buddy Up Film Club programme. After it’s launch 2010, Buddy Up is a wonderful befriending project which supports children and young people across Warrington with additional needs, offering them a ‘Buddy’ with whom they can try social activities with. The project gives these young people opportunities that they may not otherwise have the...read more
Our fun, educational and creative workshops are great activities to keep busy during the half term and try out a new skill in the process! Participants can prepare to find themselves becoming a drone pilot or a stop-motion director for the day with our fun-filled workshops! We’ll be hosting many sessions across Manchester, Liverpool, Oldham in the next few weeks. Why not sign up in advance and encourage a friend to come too? We now offer “Bring a Friend” ticket discounts for our workshops taking place at Hack Oldham &...read more
Got some brand new speakers or headphones and want to play the latest hits? then we have some tips to help you make the most of Shazam and find out just what that song you heard but can’t name is, and then quickly get it on your playlist. With news of Apple buying Shazam, the magical app which could identify near enough any song you played. What else could we do with such technology that makes our lives ever so easy? Work Siri and Shazam together Try “Siri, Shazam this song”, “What’s this song?”, “Name that...read more
If you have been spoilt for Christmas and got a new smartphone or tablet or you have given your children a device and decided to try SnapChat, we have a top tip for you. Snapchat has a default setting of sharing your location with people. If you wouldn’t like to share your location or the location of your children you can turn this off and enter ghost mode. There is a step by step guide below. Snap Map location settings for SnapChat If you and a friend have both added each other on Snapchat, you can choose to share your locations with...read more