Unbox Tinkering Workshop at VKV Dibrugarh
(29th October to 2nd November, 2018)
The training-workshop took place on 29th October - 2nd November 2018 at the VKV Dibrugarh. The members of the training team were Sri Paresh Shinde ME Mechanical Design Engineer, Sri Pranav Pujari ME Microwave Engineer, Sri Prathamesh Vaidya Pursuing BE Mechanical and Sri Rajiv Natoo from Jnana Prabodhini Pune. From KPIT Mr. Tushar Juvekar CSR Head.
Activities were on Ice braking Activity, Electronics Workshop, Mechanical workshop, Advance Electronics workshop, Workshop Visit, 3D Printing workshop, App Development.
The Objectives of the workshop were Creating awareness about ATL in north east of India, to inculcate basic skill set within ATL in charge, to create awareness about high as well as low end technologies, to locate and tinker local problems using available material.
Sessions were on Concept of Atal Tinkering lab, Design thinking etc, in which the basic objectives of ATL like critical thinking, creative problem solving, STEM approach, etc were discussed. Teachers were asked to make a prototype of a table which can be rectangular as well as circular and can be folded. They were divided into four group and made different models of the same. The Outcome of the Workshop were Concept of Atal Tinkering Lab was delivered, 80% teachers could identify problem in routine which could lead to a project in future, 85% teachers could do soldering individually, 80% teachers could design on thinker cad, 70% teachers could develop their own android app.