You will be able to select two workshops to attend each day. When you fill in your workshop submissions form, your first choice for Thursday will be Workshop 1 and your second choice will be Workshop 2 and your first choice for Friday will be Workshop 3 and your second choice will be Workshop 4. Hopefully you will get both of your choices.
WORKSHOPS FOR 2017
Geocaching, Treasure Hunt via QR codes - Adventure Race
Tutor- Mark Buckland
Game building OR Virtual Reality
Tutor- Richard Buckland
Coding, Movie Making, Animation, Garage Band
Tutor-Danny Hamilton and Year 6 Experts
Coding and Robotics/ Green Screening
Tutor- Melissa Dow
Tutor - Rex Morris
Stop Motion Animation
Tutor- Ben Soole
Use iPads, iPods and video equipment to create out of this world movies using stop motion techniques. We will explore the best stop motion apps and also how everyday video cameras and still cameras can help you to create awesome and amazing videos that will blow your friends away.
iPhoto - Snap, Shot Shoot!!!
Tutor- Ken Ward
At the digital photography day you will...
Learn the secrets for taking great photos
Discover some special features of digital cameras
Learn about composition, texture, perspective, the rule of thirds and other photographic mumbo jumbo
Take lots of great photos
Set your photographs to music
Lets Get Arty! (Thursday)
Tutor- Lisa Ferris
Use a device to create a multi layered image that will impress your friends and family!
Minecraft Mania (Friday)
Tutor- Lisa Ferris
Jump feet first into the virtual learning world of Minecraft. Use a range of Minecraft tools to help explain the scientific world around you. During this session you will craft, create explain, and WOW us with your creations!!!
Tutor- Heidi Groves/ Courtney de Boer
Create exciting animation movies quickly and easily. With I Can Animate you will bring the art of creating stop-frame animations to life. You will begin by making a simple animation, then move on to using a storyboard to order your ideas and create a detailed animation. A fun interactive session where you create your own animation.
iPad Word Magic
Tutor- Brenda Lewis
Turning photos and words into works of art - Have you heard the saying, a picture is worth a thousand words? Well now you can create your own piece of art using the iPads. We will use some apps that turn your photos and words into amazing typographic works of art. Come and find out how to do this using aTypo Picture, Word Foto and Word Collage.
Tutor- Paul Banks (Sitech Systems NZ Ltd.)
Want to learn how to programme a robot to race around our race track? Or to spell out a word? Or to go shopping? Or to go to a grid reference and find buried treasure? You can even make your own scenario.
Nail that and we have our probot to play with which can be programmed to draw shapes, put its light on when it goes into dark spaces, reverse when it hits an obstacle and beep when you want it to!
Fully interactive, hands on session that will leave you wanting more.