No school for my kids: radical unschooling methods
YOU’VE heard of home schooling, now meet the mum who calls herself a ‘radical unschooler.’ Maryanne Jacobs, from Gorebridge, Scotland, is part of a new wave of women who don’t send their kids to school – and don’t teach them at home either. The 32-year-old says her daughter, Rio, nine, and son, Bryden, eight, learn ‘naturally’ on their own by playing computer games like Minecraft and through life experiences – like baking and shopping and being outdoors. Maryanne says Bryden, a numbers whizz, picked up numbers on his own through a Pokemon card game. And her daughter’s love of words came from board games like Monopoly and Scrabble.
Videographer / Director: Lenny Warren
Producer: Hannah Mouland
Editor: Ian Phillips
MirageTable: freehand interaction on a projected augmented reality tabletop
MirageTable is a novel augmented reality system which enables instant digitization of physical objects, correct 3D perspective views, and interaction using bare hands without gloves or trackers.
In this short film, former Gadget Show presenter Suzi Perry, talks through her favourite must have gadgets for the home which include the Philips Saeco Xelsis Digital ID espresso machine and Hue – the new personal wireless lighting system.
See the Jubilee in a whole new light with The Sims 3
Catch a virtual glimpse of the Jubilee celebrations as The Queen parades the streets in her latest two-piece, joined by her loving family. See what antics Harry gets up to, witness the Kate Middleton style effect on the nation and spend hours hitting pause and rewind on what has become the world’s most adored behind! Whatever your Royal preference The Sims™ 3 offers you the opportunity to see the Royal family as you’ve never seen them before, up-and-close from the Sim-lines, as The Queen celebrates 60 years on the throne.