The Learning Course, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

Twin Cities Public Television hosted a lively, thought-provoking event “EDTalks Special Edition: Creativity, Innovation and Education,” featuring some of Minnesota’s leading thinkers in education focusing on the importance of creativity and innovation to keep up with education’s ever changing landscape. Footage from the event is captured in The Learning Course, a 30-minute broadcast which premiered on tpt MN, on Sunday, November 10, 2013. Each of the talks, as well as the panel discussion from the event are also posted here as individual segments.

The Learning Course

The Learning Course, produced by Twin Cities Public Television, is a half-hour broadcast, featuring footage from a lively, thought-provoking live community event held September 24, 2013 at the Amsterdam Bar and Grill in Saint Paul, MN. The broadcast, which premiered on tpt MN on Sunday, November 10, 2013, features some of Minnesota’s leading thinkers in education focusing on the importance of creativity and innovation to keep up with education’s ever changing landscape.

Roger Cummings: Learning through Art

Roger Cummings is the founder of Juxtaposition Arts. In this talk featured in The Learning Course, produced by Twin Cities Public Television, he embraces nontraditional approaches to education and believes students should learn by doing art.

Yvonne Ng: Improving STEM Curriculum

Yvonne Ng is the president of Engineers Playground. In this talk featured in The Learning Course, produced by Twin Cities Public Television, she combines practical insights with creative approaches to developing STEM curriculum.

John Turnipseed: The Power of Mentoring

A former gang leader, John Tunipseed is now a director at Urban Ventures leadership Foundation. In this talk featured in The Learning Course, produced by Twin Cities Public Television, he expresses his passion for changing oppressive urban cycles and highlights the important role caring, loving and supportive adults can play in positively impacting children’s lives.

The Learning Course: Panel Discussion

This video segment features a panel discussion with speakers featured in The Learning Course, produced by Twin Cities Public Television. The speakers share their thoughts about how to use creativity and innovation to keep up with education’s ever changing landscape. This panel discussion took place on September 24, 2014 at the Amsterdam Bar and Grill in Saint Paul, MN, at a community event hosted by Twin Cities Public Television.

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