Friday at Porrastalo with Dipti, Nina and Matti

We discussed eagerly of the potential concepts of the bus 2012. From the beginning the central things in our joint venture have been for example

  • books, reading and the new media
  • producing joyful experiences to children
  • learning and doing together
  • producing things of your own
  • to reach all children to tell the different possibilities the library can offer

The possibilities of arranging events in co-operation with schools and universities and people with all kinds of specialists are numerous.

We decided to proceed developing the concept, the media tools and the contents  by concentrating on 4 examples which are called

STARRY SKIES”

“GARDENING”

“GENERAL LIB”

“STAGE”

In the afternoon the bosses agreed to further these examples.

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Holland’s Public Library

This is the article

http://www.libraryjournal.com/lj/home/886170-264/whats_your_story_dutch_library.html.csp

This is the photo gallery. Interesting spaces and furniture design!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/shifted/sets/72157604142377648/

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Swedish Library bus Design

http://www.dezeen.com/2008/11/01/library-bus-by-muungano/

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After the workshop, meeting with Eeva 29.02.2012

Meeting members: Eeva, Dipti & Björn Lindholm (translator for my workshops) We generally discussed about my workshop with 6-7 year old children. We talked about ideas for the bus. Eeva really likes the idea of the screen towards the back … Continue reading

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Monday Meeting 20.02.2012

Meeting Members: Toni, Nina, Natalia, Matti & Dipti We discussed the 15 ideas that the spatial design students came up with. The idea was to brainstorm on the different kind of activities that can happen inside the bus. We put … Continue reading

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Monday Meeting Memo 06.02.2012

Sorry! Late but it is here! Monday Meeting: Media Team & Spatial Team Today we began with trying to clarify the roles each one had in the project. It was clear that even though there are three designers from the … Continue reading

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Late but it’s here! Meeting in Espoo 01.02.2011

Sorry! This is coming very late. But here it is! Meeting Members: Eeva, Media Team, Spatial Team, Library members. 4 district library 2 buses 6 service department 160 stops 90 kindergarten once year design the stops library cards for schools … Continue reading

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Late but it’s here! Monday Meeting 30.01.2012

Sorry! Late but it’s here! Meeting Members: Media Team and Spatial Team Everyone agreed to meet Eeva at her office in Espoo on Wednesday 9-11 hrs. It was confirmed that there won’t be interviews with the children but some workshops … Continue reading

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Singing Fingers

Singing Fingers – by Jay Silver

I have worked with Jay before and he has developed this application, which is really cool! I could almost imagine a huge multi-touch screen or wall where children can collaboratively paint and create music and have fun!

Singing Fingers lets you fingerpaint with sound. Just touch the screen while you make a sound, and colorful paint appears. Touch the paint to play back the sound again!

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Pas a Pas

Interaction Awards Winner 2012.

Pas a Pas

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Pas a Pas is an interactive educational tool that enables children to learn and experiment through animation. It is designed to support and integrate in to an existing curriculum and is not meant to alter the natural learning pace of children. Pas a Pas incorporates physicality and the animated outcome of stop motion animation to bridge the gap between abstract concepts from maths, physics or arts – usually represented by graphs, equations or words – and reality. Pas a Pas contributes to an education that integrates ‘play’ and ‘create’ in to the learning process.

Due to the inherent tangibility of stop motion animation, the concept fits into Montessori education methods – it is aligned with the idea of self-directed learning, indirect teaching and multi-age grouping.

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