Below you will find a collection of our videos from events including our TEDxLitchfieldED Talks, EXPO 2012, and 2012 CT Student Film Festival. Enjoy!
Educator Frank LaBanca discusses the importance of problem finding (a creative process) and problem solving (a logical/analytical process) and their importance in education. He challenges the status quo and asks educators to consider ways to strengthen their instructional practices.
C21′s Matthew Worwood discusses the importance of teaching creativity in education, including a case study of a project, “The 10 cube challenge,” completed by students in a virtual world. When students began to see others’ work, it raised the bar and created higher quality, more creative work.
EDUCATION CONNECTION’S Jonathan Costa discusses the changing face of education and the ubiquity of technology. He discusses strategies to move to one-to-one and how it creates a teaching and learning challenge.
High School student Christine Puglisi discusses her classmates and her journey in creating the Back of Bully app, a nationally recognized project created by students at Metropolitan Business Academy in New Haven, CT facilitated by the Center for 21st Century Skills at EDUCATION CONNECTION.
An introduction to the Connecticut Student Innovation Expo..
A collection of photos sent in by our teachers to showcase the work students did to prepare for the EXPO.
All of the participating teams and award winners from the 2012 CT Student Innovation Exposition, held at the XL Center in Hartford, CT.
A celebration of the success of the 2011 CT Student Film Festival and the preparation for the 2012 Festival, held May 11 at the Palace Theater in Waterbury.