Case Studies

Campers Use Minecraft: Education Edition to Redevelop Waterfront Park

Science North, a Science Centre in Northern Ontario, wanted to offer creative programming as part of their summer camp that would allow both in-person and virtual campers to develop their game-based learning skills while having fun.

Digital Skill Development in Quebec

In the spring of 2018, Quebec’s Ministry of Education announced a Digital Action Plan for Elementary and Higher Education. A total of $1.2 billion was granted to implement the plan which will continue until 2023.

New Coding Content to Augment Existing Math Resources

Dynamic Classroom creates and publishes educational math resources for grades 3 to 12 and they needed support in augmenting these with coding content. Dynamic Math books are aligned by province, and coding activities were required to complement the existing math lessons for grades 3 – 9, specifically in Ontario.

First Robotics Canada Halocode Community Project

FIRST Robotics Canada was considering ways to engage youth, ages 12 – 18, from underserved and remote communities across Canada in coding and robotics during the school closures resulting from the global pandemic.

Learning to Code with Dash

The Early Years Department began evaluating various robotic solutions for grades 2 & 3, including Wonder Workshop’s Dash robot. There was a list of criteria used to assess the needs of the teachers and students including ease of use, durability, curriculum ties and more and several solutions were considered.

Class Connect & Dash’s Neighbourhood

The overall goal was to maintain student engagement levels across elementary grades by offering an interactive coding learning experience that did not rely on physical robots and that was easy to manage remotely for the educators.

Accommodate a Hybrid Learning Environment

As classrooms moved to various forms of online learning during the pandemic in early 2020, The Learning Partnership recognized its need to virtualize some of their grade K-8 programming which until now, was delivered exclusively in person. One challenge was creating meaningful content that would still engage the students across a screen.

Crafting with Makeblock’s Laserbox

This small business owner in Calgary, AB, finds joy in creating unique home decor and jewelry items using a variety of materials that she sells online across Canada.This process was time-consuming and inefficient so she searched for technology that could eliminate manual labour and improve the design process.