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Inspire and Motivate with Better Explanations

As an educator, you explain ideas every day. But have you ever considered what makes an explanation work or how to improve your explanations? What if you could help students and staff relate to and understand complex ideas by explaining them more effectively?

Explanation is a skill and in this session, you’ll learn how to package complex ideas into effective explanations that inspire and motivate your students using a few simple principles. You’ll also learn about the emerging, affordable technologies you can use to create, present and share meaningful explanations.

Lee LeFever, founder of Common Craft and author of The Art of Explanation will show you how to intrigue and motivate others with remarkable explanations.

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Questions Answered

  1. What is an explanation and why should I care about developing explanation skills?
  2. Why do explanations fail and what are the secrets to becoming a better explainer?
  3. How can I use technology to plan, produce and share meaningful explanations?

Speakers

Organizer

Lee LeFever Common Craft


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