Halls Of Learning
  • I could not genuinely say it to the kids today. For what was really "merry" and where did they see the celebration of Christ? On the night of Christmas Eve, there was yet another drive-by leaving at least 5 men shot and 1 dead. Gunshots rang out mid-morning Christmas day, as a police vehicle trying to make an intervention was turned back by the gunfire of heavier artillery. The streets had only a sprinkling of people but still an excess of garbage. As we walked down to the meeting place, the police jeep that was making a patrol through the area had ...
  • This photo essay is a tribute to the children of Jones Town and Arnett Gardens, who are the pioneers of a robotics programme in their community. It tries to document the period of their preparation to participate in the robotics competition in California, from their first team-building activities to their research on impact of garbage on the Kingston Harbour to building an oceanic environment from LEGO pieces and designing a robot to perform missions. These children came out to training inspite of the torrential raindrops.....and the torrential rain of gunshots which ...
  • On a cold and rainy day in San Jose, Jamaica and the Caribbean's sole representative at the Northern California FIRST LEGO League arrived to compete with the top 64 teams in the state. After 3 rounds of robot missions in the morning segment, their highest score of 117 was not sufficient to rank. Dejected and disappointed, they did not know ...
  • For information and registration for Old World, New Learning: Lego Yuh Mind Jrs @ Bellefield (Montego Bay) click here Lego Yuh Mind Jrs is a hands-on learning experience that allows students to playfully explore ideas in Science, Technology, Art and Mathematics. Working and communicating together, participants build 3-D models that develop valuable academic, creative and problem-solving skills. All courses have small group sizes.  The camp will run from July 5 - 29, 2010, ...
  • Well, today marks the end of Week 2 - and we're having a blast!  Can't believe we're halfway through :( Check out some of our photos from camp so far: http://www.facebook.com/media/albums/?id=16522232617 The Early Builders section is sold out for Week 3, and space is going fast in Week 4!  The other sections (Young Inventors, Artful Bricksters, Storytella-botics, Robotineers and Puzzle Yuh Brain) are also filling up fast.  Please sign your child up today to ensure ...