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The word on the street these days is Design. It comes up in terms like ‘design thinking’ and ‘design process’. Educators are increasingly being urged to use design in their professional practice and to teach …

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Getting Started with Makerspaces: LEARN’s STEAM challenges

April 5, 2017 – 2:33 pm | 4 Comments | 1,216 views

At LEARN we’ve been reflecting on how best to increase student engagement in school, as it has been closely linked with academic achievement and students’ perceptions of their ability to succeed. One of our initiatives …

10 Years Later: Is Creativity Still Being Killed in Schools?

March 22, 2016 – 9:30 pm | One Comment | 1,348 views

After watching Sir Ken Robinson’s TED Talk, “Do Schools Kill Creativity?” in 2006, I have been actively looking and searching for creativity in schools. Are we seeing the evidence that creativity is as important as …

It’s All About Creating

May 21, 2014 – 12:21 pm | Comments Off on It’s All About Creating1,619 views

Last year I wrote a blog post about Maker Spaces. Many involved in the maker movement encourage the use of digital technology, but that does not have to be the case.
A couple of years ago …