Posts Tagged ‘Play’

Building Learning Keynote – Making the Case for Making in Schools

Presenter: Sylvia Martinez and Gary Stager Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA @smartinez @GaryStager   Presentation Title: Building Learning Keynote – Making the Case for Making in Schools Presentation Description: The Maker Movement is a revolutionary global collaboration of people learning to solve problems with modern tools and technology. Adults and children are combining new technologies […]

Make/Hack/Play – Lenses for Learning

Presenter: Bud Hunt Location: Longmont, Colorado USA Twitter: @budtheteacher Presentation Description: The Center for Make/Hack/Play grew out of a system asking itself questions about the purpose and role of schools as institutions of learning. In this presentation, Bud Hunt unpacks the terms that guide his inquiry about and work within schools. Link to presentation’s supporting documents: […]

Scratching Kids Brains

Presenter: Geoffrey Derry Location: Suzhou, Jiangsu, China @gderry Presentation Title: Scratching Kids Brains Presentation Description: Scratch is a Programming language designed to be very powerful yet easy to use. It is the perfect way to introduce programming and programming concepts to school students of any age. It is easy to get started with but powerful enough to […]

A Teacher’s Journey

Presenter: Dr. Christopher Craft Location: Columbia, SC, USA @crafty184 Presentation Title: Sandbox Play Keynote: A Teacher’s Journey Presentation Description: Take a look inside the classroom of Dr. Christopher Craft and explore what sandbox play practically looks like. Chris teaches kids in a variety of courses such as World Languages, Media Technologies, and Broadcast Journalism. Presentation: […]

Transforming Education

Presenter: David Truss Location: Coquitlam, BC, Canada @datruss Presentation Title: Transforming Education Presentation Description: There are really only two messages in this presentation. First, Education is NOT broken! So let’s start using language that is constructive rather than counterproductive. And secondly, as educators we are inherently leaders, no matter what our role is, and so […]

Get in the Game – Learning, Leading and Play

Presenter: Shannon Smith Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada @shannoninottawa Presentation Title: Get in the Game – Learning, Leading and Play Presentation Description: This presentation explores the role school leaders assume in promoting play within learning environments. Play is intimately linked to creativity, the development of cognitive flexibility and a sense of belonging — all things critical […]