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Building a Classroom Culture to Support Student Creativity and Innovation
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Presented by Dr. Leanna Prater, Adoption Lead, US, LEGO® Education
Sponsored by LEGO® Education
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Establishing a classroom culture to support student creativity and sparking innovative ideas through collaborative experiences can be challenging. In this recorded edWebinar, hear classroom teachers share their strategies for building a classroom culture to encourage student imagination and community.
In this recorded session, you will be introduced to the free LEGO® Education Professional Development platform. This interactive platform is grounded in teacher competencies related to student learning outcomes and is full of actual classroom video segments highlighting students engaged in hands-on STEAM learning as well as reflections from teachers about the learning process. You’ll walk away with ideas that you can use tomorrow and a plan for ways you can continue your learning!
This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders of all grade levels.
About the Presenter
As the adoption lead for the US, Dr. Leanna Prater helps provide thought leadership and strategic solutions for professional learning to support educators in bringing hands-on, playful learning to their classrooms. She is a former elementary teacher, district technology specialist and adjunct professor at Georgetown College in Kentucky. In 2015, she was named Kentucky Outstanding Technology Leader. Dr. Prater holds a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education from the University of Charleston, a Master of Arts in education/gifted education from Georgetown College, and a Doctor of Education in curriculum and administration with a focus on instructional systems design from the University of Kentucky. As an advocate for STEM and computer science for all, she supports classroom teachers and students in areas such as robotics and creative computing and helps organize Scratch Educator Meetups in her area.
Closed captioning will be added to the recording within 2 weeks of the live presentation.
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LEGO® Education offers hands-on, playful STEAM learning experiences based on the LEGO® system of bricks, hardware, software and content for students in early learning, primary, and secondary education as well as through after-school programs and competitions. These solutions create an environment for active, collaborative learning where students build skills for their future, and a lifelong love for learning.