Ben Llewellyn Smith

Preston, England

Ben Llewellyn Smith

Preston, England

Below I've listed several of my interests & involvements over the past 12 months,Please contact me to discuss...

TeachMeet International Webinar,

ULT eLearning Webinar,

Feature writer in Switched On magazine (CAS) - "Blender 3D as tool for teaching KS3 python" & "Minecraft For Free to teach Logic Gates"

Featured in Linux magazine Article - re:Robotics Workshop at Raspberry Jamboree 2013

MagPi magazine:

YRS 2012 finalists - weeklong hackathon using Scratch, Python & Blender,

CAS forum contributer - Blender SoW & CS SoW2013

Geek Roadtrip to Manchester HackSpace - 3D Printer research,

Hack to the Future 2 & 3 - Using Hackasaurus & Notepad++ to create digital resources to encourage eSafety.

PyCon 2012 - PyGame in Education (Dan Pope)

Teach Meet Cambridge - Raspberry Pi lesson plans

Raspberry Jams - Cambridge, Bristol, Manchester, Preston, Warrington & Accrington

BarCamp (Liverpool & Blackpool) - Fignition & ShrimpingIt respectively,

Raspberry Jamberee 2013 (Education Innovation) - Robotics Workshop & on the live streamed Education Panel,

Edge Hill - Creating 3D games in Blender using Python,

Edge Hill - Scratch to Python & Robotics in Education,

Manchester University - Computational Thinking thorugh Kineasthetic activities (Algorithmic Dancing)

Preston Raspberry Jam - Pi’s in education,

Toyota challenge - 2ndary schools Robotics Tournment,

BILETA Conference 2013: Our digital futures: technologies without boundaries (10-12 April 2013 @ Liverpool Law School) - Legal restrictions on Pornography, 3D printing, Twitter FoS.

#ShrimpingIt - Physical Computing using the Arduino Chipset,

Maker Faire 2013 - Shrimping it, Girls in Computing Photomontage.

Kinnect2Scratch - Piloted with yr7 then used with yr3 pupils.

BBC Bytesize Team for CS 2013,

EDIT 2013 - Thursday June 7th 2012 EduGeek (3D printers),

Invited to teach for OurLearning - Blender & MinecraftEdu,

York STEM - hackasaurus TBC

TechWhizz at Accrington Academy - Blender,

CAS conference in Birmingham on the

  • Work
    • AKS Lytham
  • Education
    • BSc (Hons) Computer Science UMIST