Invitation to participate in workshop “Creative Computing using Scratch and Raspberry Pi”
This is to invite Develop School Volunteers to help and participate in “Creative Computing using Scratch and Raspberry Pi”, a one-day workshop intended to help you better understand the computing technology using “Scratch on Raspberry Pi” to deploy easy and affordable computing technology in government schools. The workshop includes Creative Computing , demo/tutorial, hands-on experiments to use Raspberry Pi and other relevant information.
Mr. Harish Kumar with a group pf 50 teachers from Korategere, volunteers from Infosys’ Bangalore DC “Samarpan” and “Develop Govt Schools team” will be visiting Mahalakshmi Polytechnic College, Goravanahalli, Koratagere taluk, Tumkur District for conducting a Creative Computing workshop on this Saturday, 26th Nov 2016.
The workshop is being held on November 26, 2016, between 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM at Mahalakshmi Polytechnic College, Goravanahalli, Koratagere taluk, Tumkur District. Creative Computing using Scratch on Raspberry Pi leveraging the curriculum from volunteers of Harvard Graduate School and MIT. Now it is translated and deployed in Kannada by Infosys volunteers. Mr. Kiran NG from Infosys CSR team is hosting the workshop on this topic to teachers of Goravanahalli, Koratagere.
If you have a Raspberry Pi module ( Raspberry Pi 3) you are most welcome to bring it with you for the part of the workshop to try it on your own. If you do not have a Raspberry Pi module, we advise you to get one after the workshop to try it on your own before you deploy this workshops at schools. You are most welcome to bring your middle or high school going, child.
This workshop will cover the Introduction to Computing, Animations, and Storytelling using the software Scratch (designed by MIT media lab USA) https://scratch.mit.edu/ and Sonic Pi http://sonic-pi.net
Venue and Driving Directions
Date: November 26, 2016
Time: 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Venue: Mahalakshmi Polytechnic College, Goravanahalli, Koratagere Taluk, Tumkur District
Admission : Free
Contact Numbers: +91 94494487979 (Mri. Girish Mudigere) and +91 9880646140 (Mr. Kiran).