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#FailFest - A Learnshop on Risk-Taking

Failure is often treated as a bad word in education yet so many of the inventors and creators of our time often failed miserably multiple times in life. Failure and risk-taking are a part of the learning process. During this interactive "Learnshop", we’ll learn what barriers we create to stifle creativity and how to overcome them, as well as take a few risks ourselves. Come ready to move! Afterall, it’s not how you fall down, it’s how you get back up!

Learning Objectives

  1. To identify the mental and emotional factors that stifle creativity and risk-taking
  2. To discuss strategies for how to overcome these barriers in the classroom or school.
  3. To gather a toolkit of resources to use to open up pathways of creativity in the school and classroom.

Speakers

Organizer

Carl Hooker, Dir of Innovation & Digital Learning, Eanes ISD


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