Pop-up-Play

Pop-up-Playhttp://www.create-hub.com/wp-content/uploads/gravity_forms/1-ce5652f7938b27dc550f9d6da2075d4d/2014/06/pop-up-play.jpg|:||:||:|Community ArtsEducation and LearningEnhancing the creative learning experience of childrenEast MidlandsDigital R&D Fund for the Arts2014

The Spark Arts for Children are working with LJW Digital Creatives and Dr Craig Vear of De Monfort University to test whether everyday technology can enhance the creative learning experience of children by placing participants at the centre of the action through their project Pop-up-Play in Leicester.

The project will also be tested in Three Ways School, Bath and in a number of libraries, museums and arts organisations across the UK.Immersive learning environments such as Pop-up-Play do already exist, but at great expense requiring technical know-how and controlled environments. This project will create a package that is open source, flexible, and maximizes engagement for teachers, arts practitioners, librarians and other educational professionals. It will do so in the following ways:

The system utilises technology that is already available in the home, classroom or library, such as laptops, home gaming and webcams.
The system will be packaged together with a full support progr

http://thesparkarts.co.uk/news/2014/05/the-spark-arts-for-children-to-work-in-an-exciting-new-arena-with-ambitious-pop-up-play-project

Author: Samuel Fry

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