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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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Thursday, March 9 • 09:00 - 16:00
Learning Learning: Makers, Designers, And Problem-Solvers (TICKETED EVENT)
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This workshop offers a day of hard fun and problem solving — where computing meets tinkering and design. The workshop begins with the case for project-based learning, making, tinkering, and engineering. Participants will have the chance to tinker with a range of exciting new low- and high-tech construction materials that can really amplify the potential of your students. Next, we will discuss strategies for effective lessons and assessment. You will view examples of children engaged in complex problem solving with new game-changing technologies and identify lessons for your own classroom practice. Powerful ideas from the Reggio Emilia Approach, breakthroughs in science education, and the global maker movement combine to create rich learning experiences.

Speakers
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Sylvia Martinez

My motto: Empower the learner.I write, speak, and advocate around the world for authentic learning using technology. I’m co-author of Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom, a new book advocating innovative learning using modern technology, real world design principles, and hands-on experiences. The book has been hailed as the “bible of the Maker Movement in schools”.As the Principal Advisor to Stanford... Read More →


Thursday March 9, 2017 09:00 - 16:00
N207 (Steelcase Interactive Classroom)

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