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With over 550 participants from 36 countries, the 21st Century Learning Conference is the event of choice for those who want to come together to learn, share and discuss current & emerging topics in education. With a strong focus on the impact of technology on learning and teaching, the event blends together inspirational keynotes, practitioner led workshop sessions, plus fun professional sharing and networking opportunities.

 

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Saturday, March 11 • 13:00 - 14:00
Free Learning: Empowering Students Through Choice In The Classroom
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Free Learning is a novel way to disrupt traditional classroom paradigms. Based on the sport of free running, it challenges students to find their own unique way through a landscape of learning opportunities. Over the past 18 months, ICHK have been developing Free Learning into a key curriculum component, using it for both student learning and teacher development.

This presentation will take a look behind the scenes of this process, explore the benefits gained, and suggest ways that your school might be able to make use of Free Learning.


Speakers
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Ross Parker

ICHK, Technology Director
Ross Parker is a teacher with a passion for engaging students around understanding, using, demystifying and building computer technologies. As a passionate creator of technology, Ross has spent 10 years involved in designing and coding school software. Most recently, Ross has been focusing his coding energies into founding and building Gibbon (https://gibbonedu.org), the open source school platform. In addition to teaching, Ross is responsible... Read More →


Saturday March 11, 2017 13:00 - 14:00
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Attendees (35)