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Welcome to BLC16! Building Learning Communities Education Conference 2016! Join colleagues from around the world who care deeply about bringing the best innovative and practical learning resources to our students. Our 17th BLC education conference will provide you with inspiration, practical skills and expand your professional network with educators from around the world.
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Monday, July 18 • 8:00am - 12:00pm
We Learn Through Stories - Darren Kuropatwa LIMITED

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Memories built through storytelling & metaphor are easier to recall; memories are  even more sticky when you include an emotional component. How can we make learning sticky using powerful storytelling frameworks that tap into peoples' emotions? How do we involve all students in creating digital content that doesn't also create hours of content for teachers to assess? This interactive, hands-on workshop will engage all learners in Digital Storytelling activities you can use in your class tomorrow! Document student learning & foster reflective ways for students to share their learning grounded in strong formative assessment practices. 1st: we play! Then we'll discuss how to practically adapt these ideas & make them your own. We’ll learn how to exercise your students' & your own creativity muscles and share simple strategies for collecting & publishing student work.
You’ll need a mobile device and you'll want to know your username & password to install new apps.Your device has to be able to send email using the native email app it came with. Nice to have a laptop with you too.

Speakers
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Darren Kuropatwa

Director of Learning, Hanover School Division,
Darren Kuropatwa is the Director of Learning for the Hanover School Division in Manitoba, Canada. His unique skill set – an in-depth knowledge of pedagogy, leading edge technology skills and boundless creativity – make him a strong change agent in 21st century education. His relaxed confident manner puts people at ease as he leads them through relevant discussions of how pedagogically driven technology can enhance student learning in the... Read More →


Monday July 18, 2016 8:00am - 12:00pm
Whittier - 4th Floor Boston Park Plaza
  • Cost $245.00
  • Intended Audience General
  • Strand Nurturing Creativity Curiosity Empathy and Courage
  • Session Level All

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