The city council of Leganes has launched the second edition of the programme. ‘Day without paste in telecenters’ A free initiative for boys and girls between the ages of 7 to 12, aiming to bring them closer to the tech sector in a dynamic and playful way.
The civic participation delegation calls a new edition after a good reception from the first experience, which was held during the last days of June and the beginning of July this year. On occasion, a third municipal facility has been added to the project, as the program will be taught at the Julian Besteiro Telecentre, in addition to La Fortuna and San Nacacio Telecentre.
Activity will be on days September 1, 2, 5 and 6, 2022 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. All interested can register by next Friday 26 August. Registration can be done at any telecentre.
In ‘Days Without School in Telecenter’, children ages 7 to 12 will see that technology can be a source of fun, but it is also a very useful tool that facilitates learning. They will enjoy and learn a program suited to their age, with dynamic, participatory and practical classes led by specialized monitors.
Children participating in this edition will enter a world of new technologies and enjoy learning with dynamic, participatory and practical classes at the hands of specialized monitors from telecentres. They also know the possibilities that city telecentres offer. These are completely free workshops In which children registered in the city’s telecentre participate.
In these sessions they work on 4 fundamental aspects namely ‘Augmented Reality’ (through a technological device they view a real world environment which is combined with virtual elements to create ‘mixed reality’ in real time), ‘robotic crafts’ where they build objects with their own hands from various materials; ‘Scratch’ (Visual programming language focused on fostering creativity and logical thinking.
Children create a game or story with harmony between backgrounds, characters and texts) and ‘Robotics Suitcase and Mice/Robot Construction’ (helps promote innovation, autonomy and logical thinking).
Councilor, Citizen Participation and Celebrations for the Elderly, Angelines Maiko, visited the first edition of the program and stressed that «It aims to promote bringing the tech sector closer together in a playful and fun way as a tool that facilitates learning».