Learning Innovations Conference Series: Sparking STEM & Creativity Across the Curriculum through Maker Learning
Join us November 4, 2022 at the Kent State Design Innovation Hub to explore strategies, technologies, and resources for promoting maker learning across the curriculum.
Concurrent breakout sessions will offer opportunities to explore pedagogies, strategies, and resources for maker learning presented by fellow K12 educators.
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Keynote: Navigating the Maze
Presented by Author and Educator John Spencer
For years there was a formula: Go to school, get good grades, graduate from a university, and climate the career ladder. But the ladder is gone and our students will instead navigate a complex maze. In this keynote, participants will examine the vital skills students will need to become self-directed learners who can thrive in the maze - creativity, curiosity, adaptability, and empathy. Participants will also explore how design thinking and maker experiences can support students in developing the critical skills they will need to navigate a complex and unpredictable world. Participants will have the opportunity to dive deeper into these topics in a breakout session with John Spencer following the keynote.
Pre-Conference Spotlight Session: Free Curriculum Resources for Boosting Student Engagement & Creativity
Presented by Francesca Arturi, Direct Sales Representative, Capstone Publishers
INFOhio is providing access to several Capstone products to schools across Ohio, at no cost! These resources include science and social studies content along with digital tools to design engaging literacy and research projects and lessons for upper elementary students. This virtual spotlight session will take a deep dive into the rich Capstone resources available through INFOhio to support STEM and maker learning.
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About Learning Innovations
The Learning Innovations Conference Series is designed to engage current and future educators in collaboratively exploring strategies and resources for innovating teaching and learning. Kindergarten through Higher Ed, pre-service teacher education students, school administrators, educational technology staff, and anyone interested in engaging educators are all welcome.