The web application is endorsed by the educational technology charity Apps for Good and it is based on the technology used to light the arch at major stadium events.
Apps for Good – who are supporting the new online tool and ensuring it gets into the hands of educators across the UK – are an education technology charity working to transform education to help young entrepreneurs thrive in a tech driven future. The Light the Arch initiative supports EE’s wider commitment to battle digital exclusion and get more young people into technology and coding. EE has pledged to get at least 100,000 people using the web app before the end of the year.
The online tool offers a choice of 60 colours and eight configurable base patterns to play with such as clap, sweep, twinkle and rainbow, giving kids an almost infinite number of possibilities for their light show. For each design, users will have the option to change the length & speed of each pattern and choose their moment to light up the arch including ‘Goal Scored’, ‘Red Card’ and ‘Welcome to Wembley’. It is simple to use and the perfect activity for parents and teachers to do with kids to encourage an interest in coding.It is available to use in the classroom and at home and everyone who creates a design online will receive a video of their light show to share with family and friends.
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