LEARN setup its Innovative Playground at QPAT this year, exposing educators to a vast variety of teaching tools and innovative techniques. We made buttons, art, computer programs, e-textiles, gelli plating, floor pianos, robotic hats and on and on. We demoed
On behalf of the DEEN Synergy Committee, Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board, Lester B. Pearson School Board & LEARN are proud to co-host the 1st annual Joint Educational Technology Conference. Mission Statement: To provide teachers with Professional Development in Educational
This past week LEARN hosted a workshop at LCEEQ conference on Maker Mindset. Participants interacted with our STEAM challenges and were exposed to shifting mindset. Great session with lots of wonderful educators. Presentation: Fostering a Maker Mindset (ppt) STEAM Challenges
The LEARN team lead a workshop at the latest instalment of Full STEAM Ahead. Teachers and coordinators across Quebec joined us for maker mindset exploration and participating in an artbot challenge.
On November 26th LEARN’s Pop-Up makerspace collaborated with Remixed Camp 2016 and offered a full day of making to the attendees. Educators from across the province joined us in tinkering, making, discussing, and collaborating. It was a very enjoyable event
On Friday November 11th librarians from around Montreal gathered at LCC High School to discuss, share and learn about what makerspaces are all about. We focused on brainstorming ideas about how we learn, and looking at a growth mindset as
The LEARN team completed its’ 2015-2016 school year with two amazing days with teachers from Lester B. Pearson School Board on June 28 and 29th. We hosted six sessions over the two days “Making a Case for the Maker Mindset.”
The LEARN team was at Montreal’s Canadian Wide Science Fair in May where we presented “Making a case for makerspaces,” and welcomed students from across Canada to our interactive booth. It was three wonderful days of making with teachers and students.
On Sunday, May 1st, the team set up shop for the day at the Future Ready Schools Summit at Lakeside Academy, LBPSB. Educators experimented with a variety of materials including e-textiles, Makey Makey boards, robotics programming with Sphero and Ollie and
On April 13th the LEARN team presented two sessions and hosted a POP-UP makerspace at the Library Symposium in Point Claire. It was an amazing. Thank you to the presenters and the attendees – we hope we planted a few