Code-A-Drone @ Chester Storyhouse

Code-A-Drone @ Chester Storyhouse

 This Autumn half term saw hosting our first ever code-a-drone workshop with Chester Storyhouse. We ran two sessions that were both greatly received and we hope that this is the first of many fun workshops we will be running at Storyhouse. Chester Storyhouse is a new...

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Digital Arts NEET Project Celebration Day

Digital Arts NEET Project Celebration Day

The MakoCreate team were very pleased to see the young people of Halton who participated in the Digital Arts NEET Project, celebrate the completion of their work at a fantastic gallery event for friends, family and tutors to view at CRMZ in Widnes. The...

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Kickstarter comes to the UK

Kickstarter comes to the UK

Fan based funding website Kickstarter has launched in the UK The famous US based charity site, on which companies, organisations, musicians and more, seek funds for creative or product-based ideas. The site has so far raised more than $340m (£211m) in funding for...

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iPad Mini For Schools

iPad Mini For Schools

So it's here - The potential educational game changer has been unleashed unto the world and Apple have announced that they sold 3 million new iPads in just 3 days, and it is estimated that around 2 million of those were iPad Mini’s. So, is it just a stocking filler...

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New iPad Just Around The Corner?

New iPad Just Around The Corner?

Big news from Apple regarding a new iPad is rumoured to be just 1 week away. TAIPEI (Asian suppliers for Apple) have started mass production of a new tablet computer that is smaller than the current iPad. Executives at component makers said, as the Apple tries to stay...

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MakoEducation’s Summer Soundtrack from CRMZ

MakoEducation’s Summer Soundtrack from CRMZ

All summer long MakoEducation has been running a series of recording studio taster sessions. The sessions where designed so that young people could record themselves with industry standard equipment and expertise. The sessions have been taking place at the CRMZ youth...

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Learn 4 Life Champion – MakoEducation

Learn 4 Life Champion – MakoEducation

Yesterday it was an honour and privilege to receive recognition from The Heath School in Runcorn, Halton to certify MakoEducation as a "Learn 4 Life Champion" for 2012. The certificate was presented to us for our digital media workshops that we undertook with a group...

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Want better grades? There’s probably an app for that!

Want better grades? There’s probably an app for that!

Can a mobile phone app today keep bad your grades away? For a long time phones have been the bane of class time for teachers, however, smartphones are being re-imagined by some educators as a positive presence in the classroom, calling them an "invaluable tool" for...

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