The second Media Camp Nottingham on 27th March was at the excellent venue Lace Market House on High Pavement. One might think from the lack of funding and traditional media and other interest in digital and creative industries that there wasn’t much going on in Nottingham. This second event organised
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How does one approach the introduction of major change in a much loved web institution? For over 12 years now I’ve run a children’s writing website, Kids on the Net, and for a variety of reasons I’m contemplating some changes – to bring it right up to date and keep
Information about Adventure Island – the creative participatory game/story/digital mutimedia that’s part of my young writers site Kids on the Net has been hitting the blogosphere this month, with Tom Barrett and Larry Ferlazzo talking about it. There have been qite a few requests for logins recently. I’m thinking of
Central ITV news filmed me in a mini workshop at a school in Nottingham. Yesterday the story ran on prime time local news about the search by a group of young French artists to find the artist who drew Fat Gourg in our Kids on the Net project, Monster Motel.
Our project Kids on the Net features today in the Leicester Mercury. In one of those strange but heartwarming Internet stories, a monster (“Fat Gourg”) created by a seven-year-old, Luke, during a writing workshop at a Leicestershire Primary School led by Reach Further’s Helen Whitehead in 1999 has become something
Following the publication of Dr Tanya Byron’s report Safer Children in a Digital World for Ofcom, much is being said in the news media about the dangers for children online. Parents are being frightened into believing the only safe solution is to sit beside their child whilst they are online,
I will be giving a seminar at the Education Show in Birmingham on Saturday 1st March 2008. It’s about our 10-year-old project for young writers and their parents, teachers and librarians: Kids on the Net If you’re a teacher, educator or exhibitor, and you’re coming to the show why not