Inspired Teaching attends, facilitates at 2016 LEGO Idea Conference

April 19, 2016

(Photo credits: top photo – @LEGOFoundation, bottom photo – @PToscano)

During the week of April 11, Jane Ehrenfeld, Inspired Teaching’s Director of Teaching and Learning, traveled to Billund, Denmark for the annual LEGO Idea Conference.

Center for Inspired Teaching was one of 10 organizations worldwide honored last year as a LEGO Re-imagine Learning Champion, and this year’s conference brought the 10 Champions back together, along with 300 other practitioners, researchers, and thought leaders, all of whom are working to bring learning through play to children around the world.

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Jane co-led a session on sustainable behavior change for participants in the pre-conference session and spent the rest of the week learning and playing alongside visionary changemakers and educators. Jane came back brimming with energy and ideas for spreading learning through play in the United States, proving the work of Inspired Teaching, and building strong alliances with like-minded individuals and organizations.

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