Watch PBS LearningMedia ambassador and innovation expert, John Sessler, as he explores the topic of “innovation” and shares one of his favorite resources:
In celebration of Digital Learning Day (February 5, 2014), access a set of FREE teaching resources designed to help you foster innovative thinking among your students. Use these tools to strengthen your students’ communication, collaboration, creative, and critical thinking skills while exposing them to the big thinkers who transform the way we interact with each other and the world around us. (Recommended for grades 6-12)
Tuesday, February 4 | 6:00pm, EST | FreeView Webinar
We know that empowering today’s students with a diverse set of skills is critical in fostering a new generation of innovators and creators. So how do we help middle and high school students cultivate the skills they need to dream up new ideas, tinker with prototypes, and design new processes? Join three rock star educators, who will share stories about how they are driving innovation in their classroom. You’ll walk away with classroom tips, tools, and resources that you can use to inspire your students to think like 21st century innovators.
Wednesday, February 5 | 1:00pm, EST | FreeView Recording
What skills do students need to become imaginative, resourceful, and collaborative innovators?Invite your class to join PBS and Google's Connected Classrooms for a LIVE Google+ Hangout On Air! This one-of-a-kind, interactive experience features three dynamic guests who will share insight into their groundbreaking work in media, computer science, and neuroscience. Students will be able to identify the key skills that lead to innovation and recognize the next steps they can take to bring their creative ideas to life.