Hacking the Classroom
Brian is on a mission to expose as many kids as he can to coding and computer science. In this passionate talk, he makes a case for the importance of exposing youth to the principles of coding and computational thinking to prepare them for a rapidly changing future.
Beyond Rote Learning
We used to attend school because that is where the knowledge was. Rote learning is still relevant, but it is more important for today’s students to apply knowledge in a deeper way.
Education: Moving at the Speed of…?
Peter reflects on his time in education, from the days of pencil and paper to the modern technological advancements that are quickly changing the educational landscape.
It’s time to rethink best practices. Knowledge is readily available and we must teach and model an inquiry approach to learning. Not just in the classroom, but in industry. We must act as curators – people who collect, organize and share content with one another to continue to further progress. We must teach students to decipher and filter what is important. We must teach adults to do the same.
Why PEAS are the Key to a Successful Education
How do you bring a balanced approach to educating all children? Hynes’ mission is to spread the message of the importance of a holistic approach to educating children. He emphasizes the importance of play and recess in schools and yoga and mindfulness in the classroom.
Make some noise. Be loud. Share far and wide.Brian Aspinall