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Learning through Play

Inspired Teaching attends, facilitates at 2016 LEGO Idea Conference

Inspired Teaching's Director of Teaching and Learning, Jane Ehrenfeld, traveled to Billund, Denmark for the LEGO Idea Conference, facilitating a session at this annual, international gathering of educators, policymakers, and education thought leaders.

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My first visit to the Inspired Teaching Demonstration School

In this piece, Inspired Teaching's Bria Stephens writes about her first visit to the Inspired Teaching Demonstration School and reflects on how the teaching and learning she saw there compared to her own experiences.

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Inspired Teaching Q&A with Dr. David Whitebread

What's the science behind playful learning? Inspired Teaching explored this topic with leading researchers in this field, including Dr. David Whitebread - Senior Lecturer in Psychology & Education and Director of the Centre for Research on Play in Education, Development and Learning at the University of Cambridge.

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Inspired Teaching Q & A with Robert Gehorsam

What's the science behind playful learning? Inspired Teaching explored this topic with leaders in the field, including Robert Gehorsam, Executive Director of the Institute of Play.

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Breaking through barriers to Learning Through Play

Inspired Teaching's Aleta Margolis writes about what can be done to ensure that Learning through Play is a part of every student's education.

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Inspired Teaching Q&A with Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek

What's the science behind playful learning? Inspired Teaching explored this topic with leading researchers in this field. Our first conversation was with Dr. Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek, the Stanley and Debra Lefkowitz Distinguished Faculty Fellow in the Department of Psychology at Temple University.

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Playing with Brilliance

Third grade teacher and 2013 Inspired Teaching Fellow Zia Hassan writes about being featured with his class in a LEGO Foundation video and how his students have led the brainstorming process for incorporating play into their classroom.

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Class featured by LEGO Foundation screens the final film

On April 20, third grade teacher and 2013 Inspired Teaching Fellow Mr. Zia Hassan screened two short films with his students. The films, created by the LEGO Foundation, featured Mr. Hassan's classroom and premiered in Denmark at the 2015 LEGO Idea Conference.

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Images from Denmark: Play, Legos, Champions, and more from the 2015 LEGO Idea Conference

See photos from Aleta Margolis' trip to Denmark where she joined fellow Champions of the Re-imagine Learning Challenge and changemakers from around the world to explore how to bring learning through play to all children.

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Inspired Teaching and Re-imagine Learning Challenge Champions convene in Denmark for the 2015 Lego Idea Conference

Inspired Teaching's Aleta Margolis and fellow Champions of the Re-imagine Learning Challenge convened at the 2015 Lego Idea Conference, joining an international discussion of how to advance learning through play.

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