The “Social Media Station” at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival opens the door for children, teens and young adults to learn about the latest contemporary technologies and the arts of coping with social media platforms and to take advantage of technological options in education , marketing, entertainment. and entertainment, as held throughout the days of the festival.From 11-22 May, 12 technical and technical workshops will be held at the Sharjah Expo Center.
The “Social Media Station” at the “Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival” will hold 12 artistic and technical seminars, as part of an integrated program that includes more than 1900 activities and events organized by the festival under the slogan “Be the being jote “. The seminars will host 8 personalities from social media influencers, to discuss various digital topics and technologies, starting with the creation of unique creative digital content on social media platforms, “Blockchain” technology, programming and ending with robotics.
The art of using social media
This seminar is aimed at children aged 10-15 who are active on the platforms “YouTube” and “Instagram” and teaches them how to follow with full responsibility the accounts on social media and cases in which some accounts should be avoided, except how to evaluate the account.
Create a “Trend” using the “Tik Tok” and “Rails” platforms.
This seminar aims to encourage young people to question the value of “trendy” social media platforms and to develop their concept in evaluating “trends” on the “Tik Tok” and “Instagram” platforms.
One click away
The workshop aims to facilitate access to social media platforms and proves that a single click can open the doors of new worlds.
Get away from rapists and pirates
Participants in this workshop will learn how to maintain the security of their accounts on social media platforms and maintain their privacy. The workshop also addresses etiquette and etiquette to follow when posting comments, in addition to the strategies needed to handle cyberbullying. .
Internet of Things
This seminar will acquaint the participants with the world of “Internet of Things” and its importance in the field of design. The workshop includes a short dialogue followed by a hands-on session on how to come up with their designs, prototypes and tools.
The challenging maze robot
This workshop involves creating a racing car or a robot from the materials you provide to participants. The vehicle chassis will be built and connected to a remote control app on a mobile phone and will participate in a friendly race with the rest of the participants.
Videos dedicated to social media and storytelling
This workshop highlights how video clips can be filmed and used to tell a story. It gives participants the opportunity to perform certain group scenes to receive video clips, monitor their compilation process, using specialized software, and publish it on social media platforms. .
Personalized social media animations
Participants in this seminar, presented by a group of experts, will be able to develop their programming skills to create an animated code based on the logo of their favorite social media platform.
creative content industry
Participants in this session will listen to the creator of digital content, Mohammed Khalifa, who will discuss the reasons that pushed him to make the decision to embark on the content creation journey and the challenges he faced during this journey, and they will have the opportunity to implement hands-on activities to explore various aspects of the content industry, including editing applications. The workshop also includes an open dialogue that provides the audience with a space to ask questions and share their ideas about creative strategies and ensuring social media security, in addition to the most important facts and misconceptions associated with it. .
How to become an irreplaceable icon artist?
This seminar provides a guide that includes the steps of creating a digital portfolio, designing digital artwork, trading in virtual markets, cutting immutable tokens and the most prominent types of interchangeable arts such as photography, animation and video, and offering of examples of children artists ’work using these icons, to stimulate and inspire participants’ imaginations, as well as a mini-drawing session that demonstrates the process of drawing a work of art through the use of the Procreate graphic editor application.
CryptoKids and non-interchangeable tokens
This seminar expands on the topic of non-interchangeable tokens, providing information about digital markets that children can safely use and how to use them. The workshop presents examples of children and young people from all over the world who have succeeded in investing these signs in charity A humanitarian cause they want to support with the money they can earn through virtual assets, in addition to a demonstration of how to create a work digital art using “Canva” and “PowerPoint” programs, or taking pictures in festival halls. and lobes and then designing an artistic collage.Those who wish to participate in this workshop must bring a laptop or tablet.
Artificial intelligence and programming
This seminar is an intensive course in computer programming languages, as it delves into the history of coding and programming and its various uses that include mobile phone applications and the Internet. The workshop also sheds light on artificial intelligence and its impact on daily life and its role in the cloud computing. The workshop concludes with an educational program to introduce participants to the Steps to master programming to become professional programmers.