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What if you mix Makers, Entrepreneurs & Creativity

What do you get if you mix Makers, Entrepreneurs, Creativity & Student-voice?

Hear how I combined elements from the Maker Movement, Student Entrepreneurship, incredible amounts of Creativity and plenty of student voice to lead my students through the most ambitious project of my teaching career.

Hear how my students led each other through an amazing project full of making, entrepreneurship and creativity. How one students idea to use LEGO, led to creating a movie and raising money to host a screening of the event at the local cinema.

Did this fit within the curriculum? Yes. Was that the basis of the project design? No, because just like LEGO you can't always follow the instructions!

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Learning Objectives

  1. Attendees will understand what can be achieved by combining elements from all the different education movements rather than just focus on one.
  2. Attendees will be inspired to give their students amazing, real learning experiences that they will remember for the rest of their lives.
  3. Attendees will understand the importance of digital story telling and how to use it in a meaningful way in their classroom.

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Organizer

Ben Gallagher, Leading Teacher of Innovative Learning Design & ICT, Melton Primary School


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