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Creative Thinking in the Classroom: What's the Quack?

Creative Thinking in the Classroom: What's the Quack?

Using the LEGO® Duck Kit and LEGO® Serious Play® Materials and Methodology

Building with just six LEGO® bricks to create a duck is a fun and powerful way to engage the brain into thinking with the hands. Everyone, no matter what their age, loves a LEGO® Duck and participants will be amazed by the range and depth of learning that can take place. This hands-on practical workshop will guide and facilitate teachers through a range of LEGO® Duck activities that can help students to develop skills such as team building, communication, decision making, problem solving, lateral thinking, executive functioning, memory and more. LEGO® Duck activities can be easily adapted and used by teachers in a range of contexts. Participants get to take home their LEGO® ducks!

Miriam O' Donoghue

Miriam is an experienced teacher, trainer, facilitator and manager and has worked across all levels in education: Primary, Post Primary, Further Education and Higher Education (Teacher Education). Miriam has also worked as a Support Officer as part of the Leaving Certificate Applied Support Service and is a trained facilitator of LEGO® Serious Play for Positive Psychology. She is the author of a series of 24 arts and crafts books for Primary schools. More recently, she worked as National Manager of the Further Education Support Service (FESS) and Director of the CDETB Curriculum Development Unit.

Course Properties

Course date 22-10-2019 5:00 pm
Course End Date 22-10-2019 7:00 pm
Capacity 25
Cut off date 22-10-2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Speaker Miriam O' Donoghue
Number Hours 2
Location Kilkenny Education Centre
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