Category Winners at Coolest Projects North America

Category Winners at Coolest Projects North America Hundreds of people attended our first-ever Coolest Projects North America on Sunday, 23 September at Discovery Cube Orange County on, to be inspired by more than 100 young people who presented fantastic projects across five categories: Scratch, Websites, Games & Web Games, Mobile Apps, and Hardware. Throughout the…

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Coolest Projects North America: a guide for parents

  Coolest Projects North America: a guide for parents Across North America and beyond, preparations are underway for this year’s inaugural Californian edition of the Coolest Projects showcase! Coolest Projects North America takes place this Sunday, September 23, 2018 from 10am to 4pm PST at Discovery Cube Orange County in Santa Ana. If you still…

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A message from Coolest Projects Events Manager, Sinead

Coolest Projects International was my first major event as part of the CoderDojo Foundation team and I was both nervous and excited to begin the process and preparation for the event. With the move to a bigger space this year, Coolest Projects took on an exciting new challenge after leaving its home of 2 years…

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Category Winners at Coolest Projects International

Category Winners at Coolest Projects International The seventh annual Coolest Projects International 2018 which took place in Dublin on Saturday May 26th did not disappoint, with an array of Projects across six category areas; Scratch, Websites, Games and Web Games, Mobile Applications, Hardware and Evolution. An expert panel of judges awarded prizes in these six project categories as well as five…

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Winners of the Six Special Prizes at Coolest Projects International

Harvey, from Dublin scooped the ‘Future Maker’ prize at the seventh annual Coolest Projects International 2018 in Dublin on Saturday for his project Intelligentia. The Future Maker prize, sponsored by Liberty Global celebrates young people who use their coding and creative technology skills to bring about a positive social impact and change in their communities.   “Every…

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Wi-Fi at Coolest Projects International 2018

This is a brief memo on wifi at Coolest Projects International 2018. Due to the size of the event we can only support 5Ghz Wifi spectrum. This is the same as in the previous two years of the event. This will not impact most people as most modern laptops like Microsoft Surface or Apple support 5Ghz wifi, additionally…

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Learn coding in 3D at Coolest Projects with Ancient Brain

Learn coding in 3D at Coolest Projects with Ancient Brain Coolest Projects International is taking place in the RDS, Dublin, on the 26 May! This will be the fourth year the event will be held in the RDS and the first year where the event will be held in the world leading Simmonscourt complex. This year…

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The 1st ever Coolest Projects UK!

On Saturday 28 April we brought together young digital creators from the UK Raspberry Pi community for the first-ever Coolest Projects UK. Coolest Projects started in Dublin seven years ago as an event where Ninjas can showcase the creative projects they had been making throughout the year. Earlier this year we opened up all Coolest…

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How to make a wearable microprocessor with Stephen Howell and Charis

Stephen Howell is the Academic Program Manager for Microsoft Ireland. In this role he engages lecturers and students of all disciplines and levels with tech talks and curriculum advice. Stephen is a passionate advocate of CoderDojo and Computational Thinking both in and outside the classroom. He developed Kinect 2 Scratch and is a PhD candidate in…

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Nominations now open for the Coolest Club Award!

This year we are really excited to announce a new award at Coolest Projects International; the Coolest Club Award! This award is for clubs who truly embody the spirit of Coolest Projects, showing creativity and collaboration.   What’s the criteria to nominate a club? The criteria for entry are as follows; Your club must be a…

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