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Useful Advice: How to Become a Programmer
BY ALEX PETERSEN
@ VOL 11
ON APR 26, 2014
Alexander Korotkiy, a senior .NET developer at SmartGuy Group A/S and is leading MS SQL and .NET-related master classes in Ciklum. In his presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Education he provides useful tips about IT education; such as the need to constantly improve the educational level, attend workshops, seminars, and improve English.
Books for Syria
BY SHADA EL SAYED
@ VOL 5
ON MAY 10, 2014
The crisis in Syria has been ongoing for about three years, leaving defenseless victims most affected. Children are unable to go to school as well as enduring major psychological trauma and a loss of any sense of possession. Shada El Sayed introduces a program that addresses these issues by giving them books. A network of illustrators and authors, Books for Syria creates books for children to reinstill hope back into their lives.
"Presentation of the Day" on July 3, 2014.
Clown Dido, von der Leseratte Gebissen
BY STEFAN SCHLENKER
@ VOL 7
ON MAR 20, 2015
Stefan Schlenker hat es sich zur Aufgabe gemacht, Kinder mit Witz und Schabernack zum Lesen zu animieren. Durch den Clown Dido versucht Stefan die Lesemotivation bei den Kindern zu steigern. Es wird nicht einfach nur vorgelesen sondern mit den Charakteren und Geschichten mitgelebt. Stefan schafft es Kinder in die Welt der Bücher zurück zu führen.
Делай то, что любишь. Люби то, что делаешь.
BY ANASTASIYA KOZHEVA
@ VOL 2
ON JAN 21, 2016
Анастасия Кожева - исполнительный директор книжного магазина «Памфлет», актриса театра «Птица», а также начинающий продюсер: "Разбираюсь в смысле жизни. Не дружу с техникой. Втяну в любую авантюру. Великий мечтатель. Неутомимый оптимист, я расскажу пару слов о книжном магазине, о книгах, о чтении, о людях, о любви.
You See, I Say: Transforming Pictures to Prose
BY HYACINTHE MILLER
@ VOL 10
ON JAN 22, 2016
Hyacinthe Miller feels strongly that words are magic. She is an omnivorous reader, a world traveller, blogger and content curator. She shares about how, as a writer with a vivid imagination, her perceptions, especially of
the visual, yield stories.
The Story of Buffalo BookBike
“We need to bring the fun back to reading, and rolling up with a book bike might be a way to do that.”
In The Story of Buffalo BookBike from PechaKucha Buffalo vol. 17, Founder of Buffalo BookBike in Buffalo, NY, Amy Ozay, talks about her love of Buffalo, books, and bikes. Taking inspiration from similar programs in other cities, she launched Buffalo BookBike in 2015, which gives free books to the children of Buffalo in parks and playgrounds throughout the summer months. The BookBike has given away over 1,000 books to date, with the hopes of slowing down the summer slide. Her dream is to increase the reach of the BookBike, foster more collaboration between local literacy organizations, and help convert Buffalo parks to open air libraries in the future. As Cicero wrote, “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
Diversity & Literacy: The importance of drag performers reading to children
BY KALEB ROBERTSON
@ VOL 19
ON JUN 08, 2018
While you may have already heard about drag queen story times, it's important to hear about the impact it has had on families. Fay & Fluffy’s Storytime is an event that focuses around literacy and diversity that celebrates the differences. Listen to Fluffy’s talk to find out what impact it’s been made to the community.
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PKN Redding in the News
PechaKucha Night in Redding Vol. 4 happens tonight (February 4) at The Atrium -- see the full list of presenters with links on the official event page. Here's a also a link to an article about the event -- we certainly like the bit about "PowerPoint poisoning."
Phil, the Quest
See? Games can do good after all! In today's Presentation of the Day, "Phil, the Quest" from PKN Orlando Vol. 11, Phil Zoshak tells us how video games changed his life for the better. Before high school, he was a socially-awkward student with below-average reading skills taking remedial classes. Games gave Phil a safe place to be himself, Dungeons and Dragons helped him improve his reading and writing, and he soon learned to behave in a socially acceptable manner -- most of the time. Now he is launching a program called Play 15 which will utilize the good points about gaming to teach reading, writing, and problem-solving to kids who are in the situation he was once in.
Stage Fright–"It's Natural"
Some say the 'fear of speaking' is a worse fate than fear of death itself...when it comes to people and facing their fears. Neuroscience is nowing suggesting, what many have already speculated, that stage fright is a natural process of the human psychosymatic process. By becoming conscious to this fact, you can overcome it and be that engaging and inspiring storyteller! Instead of me going on with my prose...watch this...it's a great story that is shared in an engaging and brilliant way: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-science-of-stage-fright-and-how-to-overcome-it-mikael-cho
Modern Age Education
Volodymyr Vorobiov, CEO Ruby Garage, in his presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Education made a presentation on the development of IT education. His advices were simple, but relevant at the same time. First, you need to read a lot. In the age of virtualization and total internetization, reading is necessary like the air! Success achievement in the field of IT education requires the following skills: positive motivation, getting practical experience and ongoing commitment to update information. Moreover it would be great to find a mentor who with his practical advice will guide you to the right and constructive direction. Go for it, and you get it all!
Useful Advices: How to Become a Programmer
Alexander Korotkiy, a senior .NET developer in SmartGuy Group A/S and is leading MS SQL and .NET-related master classes in Ciklum, in his presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Education gives a lot of useful tips about IT education that have to be considered like the need to constantly improve the educational level, attend workshops, seminars, improve English.
Perfect Designers – Do They Exist?
He trained 200 people in the field of design. Sementiy Lobach, art-director at Freelance/Graphic Design Services from Odessa, in his presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Education shares his experience and gives vital tips in the field of design.
Dawn of the Unread
Can zombies get kids to read more? James Walker is hell bent on addressing big issues with modern reading: engaging kids with books and disengaging them from their computers, making libraries a focal point of communities, and reigniting appreciation for physical reading over digital reading. In "Dawn of the Unread" from PKN Nottingham Vol. 2, we see that for James, the answer to these issues was zombies. After numerous collaborations, Dawn of the Unread -- an interactive graphic novel -- was created. Reading in the modern age is no longer a passive act, and James has come up with creative and fun ways to engage all ages of the community through reading.
Reading Makes You a Better Person
Reading reduces the symptoms associated with stress, and improves brain connectivity! Liz Myers and Andrea Cecchetto describe the benefits that reading fiction has on one's personal development. In "Reading Makes You a Better Person" from PKN Markham Vol. 4, we see that the simple luxury of reading a book can help you become a better person through the understanding of language and emotions. In addtion, reading fiction has been proven to improve social, memory, and language skills.
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Is Cranbrook ready for this?
When I think about what it takes to build community and connect people I think about being inspired and discovering something new that opens my mind even if its just a little bit. I also want to think beyond myself and frankly, to get over myself. When I'm in a room with people who have the guts to share their stories, to be as vulnerable and courageous as you need to be- I think thats a risk that deserves respect. Cranbrook- we are going to get to know each other a little bit better this week. Thank you for being brave enough to explore this new venture together. Pecha Kucha Cranbrook, volume 1... here we go!