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Empower, Enable, Engage: Create the Learning Environment Your Students Have Always Dreamed Of
Thursday, June 16, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Presented by Carol Webb, Learning Commons Facilitator, Turner Valley School, Alberta, Canada
Sponsored by Nureva
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Are you interested in transforming your learning environment into a vibrant, student-centered space? Providing students with a safe, creatively enriched place to pursue project-based learning (PBL) can help them discover and develop a passion for learning that reaches far beyond the classroom walls. By using new game-changing technology to support an innovative approach to experiential learning, you can better empower and engage students on their own learning journey.
- How new technology and tools can help you add real-world relevance to student learning
- How design thinking fosters collaboration and communication, and can even lead students to discover a lifelong passion
- How student-led learning makes it easier to develop cross-curricular competencies such as critical thinking, problem solving, and information management
- How teachers at Turner Valley School are taking student-led learning further, using design thinking and the Reggio Emilia principle of space as the third teacher
Learn concrete ideas of what you can do tomorrow to begin the transformation in your own classroom.
Carol Webb is learning commons facilitator at Turner Valley School in Turner Valley, Alberta, and has been instrumental as an informal leader in rolling out educational transformation to the professional learning community in the Foothills School Division. Carol continues to work to support other learning commons facilitators and teachers in bringing meaningful and innovative experiences to students to enhance learning. Carol brings collaborative experiences from system-wide collaboration that supports the somewhat radical changes required to be successful in a changing learning culture. She recently won the 2016 Trustees Award for Excellence in Supporting Student Success.
Nureva Inc. develops education solutions that foster a joy for learning. The company focuses on delighting customers with simple, thoughtful hardware, software and services. A passion for deep customer understanding and a commitment to innovation drive the company’s product roadmap.