Interact: Education Futures

Interact: Education Futures

Co-hosted by Interactive Ontario, Mozilla Hive Toronto Learning Network and Every1Games

Sponsored by the City of Toronto 
Tickets are $15 - use the code 'interactTV15' to save 15%

Interact offers brief presentations on forward-thinking topics in IDM, followed by food, drinks and the chance to converse with fellow attendees, who will including digital media creators, educators and more. Your ticket includes a drink ticket, hors d'oeuvres, presentations and plenty of networking. 

Event description

Interactive digital media is changing the way people learn. Connected learning offers possibilities for more engaged education that caters to a variety of learning styles. At this edition of Interact, get inspired by the work of two educational organizations using interactive media as their tool of choice. 
 

Kathryn Meisner from the Mozilla Hive Toronto Learning Network will discuss their initiatives, which include Maker Parties and production-centered, hands-on making and skill building. Hive Toronto harnesses digital media, technology and the web to broaden and diversify learning opportunities.
 

Sarah Drew, founder of Every1Games, will talk about her program which teaches life skills to youth on the autism spectrum through the medium of video game development. Sarah and Every1Games are currently part of the prestigious American Express Ashoka Changemakers Emerging Innovators program for 2014.
 
6pm - Doors open & networking
6:25pm - Intro by IO's Executive Director, Christa Dickenson
6:30pm - Presentation by Hive Toronto
6:45pm - Presentation by Every1Games
7-8pm - Networking


When:
Sep 10, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Host Company:
Interactive Ontario
More Info:
http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/interact-september-2014-tickets-12583456457
iCal:
Interact: Education Futures iCal file

Company:
Interactive Ontario
Website:
http://www.interactiveontario.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

io is a not-for-profit industry trade organization committed to the growth of the Ontario interactive digital content industry. To this end "io" is an industry advocate within Ontario and nationally as a founding member of the Canadian Interactive Alliance /Alliance interactive canadienne (CIAIC). To facilitate connections between businesses and stimulate industry growth "io" organizes numerous events throughout... more



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