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Category Archives: Creativity Track

Gianluca Cancelmi (1) – Italy – Trivia quizz – Winer 2nd Prize

Date: June 14, 2012 Categories: Creativity Track Comments: No Comments Share:

The Project: My idea is to make fact-based learning (like geography or history) more fun by transforming it into a trivia game. The hack will use the wikipedia api to parse content and extract relevant information from predefined pages. There will be three main parts for this hack: The first is going to be the question generation algorithm [...]

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Team Water (3) – Finland – Coding for kids – Winner 1st Prize

Date: June 14, 2012 Categories: Creativity Track Comments: No Comments Share:

The Project: Programming is an important skill for today and learning the basics is vital even for non-computer scientists, as we live in the world surrounded by ICT. There are several tools in this domain, such as Scratch, Microsoft Kodu, Alice etc. For mobile devices the only tool is Android App Inventor – which works only on Android [...]

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Team School pARTy (5) – Italy – Creativity and learning at school

Date: June 14, 2012 Categories: Creativity Track Comments: No Comments Share:

The Project: SchoolpARTy Project Vision: “Learning is more beautiful: split an image and color your piece to create real artworks. Now, teaming up at school becomes easier and funny!” The project we want to propose is called “School pARTy”. As suggested by the name, the main goal of this project is to combine learning activities and [...]

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Team The Red Baron Will Fly Again (3) – Romania – Virtual piano

Date: June 14, 2012 Categories: Creativity Track Comments: 1 Comment Share:

The Project: Virtual Piano We want to build a web-based augmented reality experience combining interactivity and creativity allowing children to play with a giant virtual piano. For more details we’ve put together a blueprint at http://typefolly.com/hack4kids/. We were inspired by our childhood favorite movie — Big, with Tom Hanks [...]

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Alastair Briggs (1) – UK – Telling stories through mobile phone pictures

Date: June 14, 2012 Categories: Creativity Track Comments: No Comments Share:

The Project: STOP MOTION FILM – filmed and edited on a mobile device (phone, tablet etc). My idea is that a set of images taken with a mobile phone can be edited and an audio track added to the images on a mobile device that could be quickly uploaded to youtube etc. Ideally I would use an iPad during the Hackathon as this would be a [...]

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Team Le Garage (5) – France – Space invaders quizz – Winner 3rd Prize

Date: June 14, 2012 Categories: Creativity Track Comments: No Comments Share:

The Project: The game looks like a space invaders, but the invaders are substituted by Answers. A question is asked and you have to shoot the bad answers. The answers can be pictures, texts or numbers. The originality is that the players can create, share, edit quiz. You can create a quiz about Country Flags, Mathematics, History, [...]

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Tasha Carl (1) – Belgium – Learning through gaming

Date: June 11, 2012 Categories: Creativity Track Comments: No Comments Share:

The Project: Since the beginning of programming, and even more since the internet became accessible to everybody, projects appear around the globe, bringing together coders who have the common interest of developing software bots whose only goals are to defeat other bots in virtual arenas. Starting as simple low-intelligence programs, these [...]

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