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August 2016

hACkT – A Summary

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Last week Teaboy were invited to take part in hACkT, a week long summer school for young people aged 11-16 to explore drama and theatre through digital technology and computer game design.

The 25 young people, aged between 11 and 16, were led by Actor and Raspberry Pi expert Dave Norton, Contemporary Dancer Hayley Ryan, Radio1 Presenter Julia Hardy and myself (Frazer) on behalf of Teaboy Games. The purpose of the week long summer school was to explore technology through creativity. Rather than dry classroom exercises instead we built robots, video games and looked at how we can use body movement to explain programming.

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