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Makerspace of the Mind: Increase Learning Retention by 75%!
Monday, July 18, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Presented by Kevin Baird, Chairman of the Board at the nonprofit EdCenter: The Center for College & Career Readiness
Sponsored by Ed Center
Students retain less than 10% of what they read alone, but 75% of what they practice by doing. The idea of a “makerspace” has captured imaginations as we consider how we enable student learning through creative projects. In this research-driven session, Kevin Baird (Chairman, non-profit Center for College & Career Readiness) leads us to understand the core elements of creativity and how we can provide students with rigorous, powerful learning experiences through lens of a literacy makerspace.
Kevin Baird is our series presenter. He serves as Chairman of the Board at the nonprofit EdCenter: The Center for College & Career Readiness, which focuses on creating sustainable capacity in schools for job-ready learning outcomes for all students. Kevin is a self-identified library nerd who always has a paperback for take-off and landing as he travels the globe.