Brilliant Labs Magazine: Digital Hope

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TWITTER: JULIE GAUTREAU, TEACHER, BESSBOROUGH SCHOOL. NOMINATED IN THE UPCOMING MAKER NEWSLETTER FOR ENCOURAGING #MAKERFUN PROJECTS & UPCOMING IN SCHOOL EFFORTS.

groups is something that we will continue to see emerge as student and teachers learn more about the skills and experience they bring to a group - even if they are not all in the same physical place at once. It is mainly because of the above-described imaginative thoughts we were sharing with each other during our summer conversations and the many more that will come once school returns in September, that we are encouraged that the Creativity in Education Curve will not flatten regardless of constraints. Any constraint implemented in response to the pandemic is done for our collective safety and

wellbeing. Even though some collaborative learning areas in a school may be redefined out of logistical necessity, the spirit that originally inspired the construction of that space lives on in the culture of the school. The spirit of a makerspace and the affordances they can provide across a school’s community is one of resiliency. This resiliency can be influenced to lead a school community to explore creative

pedagogies that extend far beyond any one’s physical space. This is where creativity will prevail.

Want to learn more? If you have questions or would like to learn more about school communities exploring creative pedagogies that extend beyond physical space— Let’s connect you! Email: jacob@brilliantlabs.ca or visit www.brilliantlabs.ca/blog

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