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Fun2Do Labs : Educating Maker Kids in India


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This presentation contains the story of Fun2Do Labs Makerspace for kids. Fun2Do Labs opened as a makerspace for kids in New Delhi. It talks about the challenges faced while teaching kids using maker activities in India.

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Fun2Do Labs : Educating Maker Kids in India

  1. 1. Saurabh Jain Educating Maker Kids in India Fun Do Labs TM 2
  2. 2. I Always Wanted To Learn Electronics Hardware Fun Do Labs2
  3. 3. Attended A Workshop In San Francisco To Learn Arduino Fun Do Labs2
  4. 4. Arduino Stayed In My Drawer For 1 Year Till My 6 Year Old Son Got It Out Fun Do Labs2
  5. 5. He Wanted To Play With It. I Showed Him That I Could Light LEDs With Arduino Fun Do Labs2
  6. 6. He Got So Fascinated That He Stopped Seeing Cartoon Films On Youtube And Started Seeing Videos Of Arduino & Electronics Fun Do Labs2 PokemonMickey MouseDoraemon
  7. 7. I Found A Companion To Venture Into Electronics Fun Do Labs2
  8. 8. Slowly We Built Small Projects Using Arduino. We Jointly Built IR Sensor Toy Car & Mobile Controlled Toy Car Fun Do Labs2
  9. 9. I Used Arduino To Teach English Spellings. Typing Correct Spellings Lit Up LEDs Fun Do Labs2 A B C
  10. 10. Then I Took Him And My Mother To San Francisco And SXSW Edu 2017 Fun Do Labs2
  11. 11. There We Were Happy To See Stuff For Kids Fun Do Labs2
  12. 12. ROBOTICS, PROGRAMMING & ELECTRONICS FOR KIDS AGE 6 TO 16 YEARS Fun Do Labs TM 2 After I Came Back I Opened A Makerspace For Kids In New Delhi, India Fun Do Labs2
  13. 13. Fun Do Labs2 First Problem : Whether To Call It Robotics Which Was A Famous Word In India Or Call It A Makerspace
  14. 14. Finding Kids Was Another Problem Fun Do Labs2
  15. 15. We Got 10 Kids To Start With Fun Do Labs2
  16. 16. A B C I Had No Experience Of Teaching Kids Professionally Fun Do Labs2
  17. 17. Another Apprehension Was Whether Kids Will Like Maker Acitivities? Thankfully All Kids Liked Them Fun Do Labs2
  18. 18. Kids Learnt Storytelling By Using Scratch & Minecraft. Some Parents Were Against Kids Playing Minecraft Fun Do Labs2
  19. 19. I Also Taught Python To Kids. Taught Geography And Chemistry Using Chatbots Fun Do Labs2
  20. 20. Then Came The Bad News. Summer Vacation Ended. Most Kids Left Due To School & Tutions Fun Do Labs2
  21. 21. I Was Really Shattered When One Of My Favourite Student Stopped Coming Due To His IIT Coaching Classes Fun Do Labs2
  22. 22. Then We Tried To Open Makerspace In Schools But Getting In Was Very Difficult Fun Do Labs2
  23. 23. We Got Inquiries But Getting Enrollments Became Very Difficult Fun Do Labs2 ?
  24. 24. I Was Really Very Sad Seeing That People In My Country Did Not Want To Use This Opportunity For STEM Learning Fun Do Labs2
  25. 25. I Tried To Promote The Makerspace Within IoT Delhi NCR Meetup Group But Still Got No Students Fun Do Labs2
  26. 26. Then One Day One Of The Most Successful Entrepreneur’s In India, Mr Vijay Shekhar Sharma Asked Me To Come And Meet Him Fun Do Labs2
  27. 27. His $7 Billion+ Valuation Startup - Paytm Wanted To Promote Maker Culture In India Fun Do Labs2
  28. 28. At Last I Found Somebody Who Wanted To Promote Maker Education In India Fun Do Labs2
  29. 29. @skjsaurabh | @fun2dolabs Saurabh Jain