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ACS ICT Educators' Global Leaders' Series - Professor Mitchel Resnick - Live Stream

ACS is pleased to host learning expert, Prof. Mitchel Resnick, as our next ICT Educators’ Global Leaders’ Series speaker, who will focus on training primary and secondary school teachers to prepare successful environments for today’s learners. Join us for this special ICT Educators’ Global Series event in collaboration with LEGO Education. All primary and secondary teachers are invited to attend.

Event Start: Mon 05 Nov 06:00 PM AEDT
Event Finish: Mon 05 Nov 07:00 PM AEDT


Registration End Date: Mon 05 Nov 10:00 AM

<img alt="User-added image" src=";oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1532051254000"></img><br>Hear an inspiring talk by learning expert, Mitch Resnick that is central to his book ‘Lifelong Kindergarten’ that focuses on the purpose of cultivating creativity through collaboration.<br><br>Mitch Resnick is the leader of the of MIT’s Media Lab and is the creator of Scratch, a coding platform that has attracted over 65 million users worldwide. This platform has led the way to fascinate users of all ages to learn in an environment where creativity is sparked and collaboration has allowed users from all over the world to connect and share their projects.<br><br>Mitch will challenge our thoughts and provide the opportunity to reflect on current teachings as educators and look at how the education systems are not providing the environments for today’s learner to succeed.<br><br>Lifelong Kindergarten explores the concepts that are necessary for learning in the 21st Century, using digital technology as a catalyst to empower students.<br><br>Igniting creative thinking is possible through the impact of projects, passions, peers and play. It is our learners that need to be ready for their future, a future that is sparked by engaging people in creative learning experiences that enables the discovery of new possibilities.

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Mitch Resnick

Mitch Resnick

From prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) IT in America, Prof. Resnick is an outstanding professional in childhood education—a world leader in developing 21stcentury skills in primary and secondary school students. You may know his work through Scratch, the programming language used to teach students code worldwide and in nearly every Australian school.  

Author of Lifelong Kindergarten: Cultivating Creativity through Projects, Passions, Peers, and Play, and engaging several partnerships, Prof. Resnick is LEGO Papert Professor of Learning Research, Director of the Okawa Center, and Director of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab.

He undertook his PhD under the supervision of the late Prof. Seymour Papert—one of the most celebrated thought leaders in education in recent times (Artificial Intelligence; Logo; Constructionism). He is the winner of the 2011 McGraw Prize in Education, the AACE EdMedia Pioneer Award in 2013, and has been listed as one of the 100 most creative people in business by Fast Company in 2011.  

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    Mon 05 Nov 06:00 PM AEDT

    Event Finish:
    Mon 05 Nov 07:00 PM AEDT
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