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Paul Reynolds and Andrea Calvin to Celebrate Universal Children's Day at BSU
Nov
20
9:00 AM09:00

Paul Reynolds and Andrea Calvin to Celebrate Universal Children's Day at BSU

At Bridgewater State University's College of Education & Allied Studies, in collaboration with the Childhood Studies Minor Program and other academic and administrative departments on campus, is conducting a daylong celebration of the United Nations’ Universal Children’s Day on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019.

For the fourth year, Paul A. Reynolds will keynote the day which welcomes the third graders from Brockton elementary schools.

Established in 1954, United Nations Universal Children’s Day is celebrated on November 20th each year. The day is set as a reminder to bring awareness to improving the welfare of all children and promoting international togetherness.

What: Universal Children’s Day

Where: Bridgewater State University, 131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, MA 02324

When: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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May
31
8:30 AM08:30

Paul Reynolds to Speak at Varnum Brook Elementary School

  • 10 Hollis Street Pepperell, MA, 01463 United States (map)
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Paul Reynolds, CEO of FableVision and Executive Director of the Reynolds Center for Teaching, Learning, and Creativity, is excite to join the students at the Varnum Brook Elementary School in MA for a time of creativity. On Friday, May 31. Paul will share about his books (Going Places, Sydney and Simon) and how to create breavely in writing.

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May
23
3:30 PM15:30

Ventura County STEAM Resource Fair

  • CSU Channel Islands Malibu Hall, Room 100 (map)
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Paul Reynolds will keynote the Ventura County STEAM Resource Fair on Thursday, May 23 at 3:30 p.m.

VC STEM is a collaborative and interdisciplinary community working to foster the development of tomorrow’s STEM leaders through today's high quality STEM teaching and learning stretching from early learning to career.

Join VC STEM in congratulating the five recipients of VC STEM's prestigious Golden Gear Award by attending this STEAM Resource Fair and VC STEM Convening!

PK- 12 grade educators, after school program educators, expanded learning settings (museums, libraries, and STEM expert organizations), and families are encouraged to attend VC STEM's STEAM Resource Fair and to learn about STEAM resources that you can use at your settings. Partners from our region will join FableVision in providing booths where you can learn about STEAM Resources that you can use in your home or educational setting.

Paul will be sharing stories and digital tools, which he has helped develop to support creativity and self-expression, as well as STEAM/maker education - including an early childhood version of the FabMaker Studio digital design and fabrication STEM software platform for young learners.

Several lucky attendees of the STEAM Resource Fair will walk away with copies of the award-winning books by the Reynolds Brothers - including THE DOT, GOING PLACES, and the STEAM-POWERED ADVENTURES OF SYDNEY & SIMON.

One lucky attendee (formal or informal education or expanded learning settings) will be selected to receive Fab@Maker Studio and a digital cutter! You must be present for the entire STEAM Resource Fair and VC STEM Convening to be eligible for this grant.

More info can be found here.

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Apr
6
9:00 AM09:00

Libraries, Games, and Play Conference

The American University Game Lab and FableVision Studios will be hosting a conference on April 6, 2019 at in Washington, DC, that will explore innovative educational uses of games in library settings. The forum will bring together diverse stakeholders including leadership in school, public, and university libraries to provide best practices and future trends for games and game-based activities. More info, here.

Saturday, April 6 has a packed program that includes a hands-on showcase of FabMaker Studio, and a book sale/signing with Paul Reynolds (Going Places and the Sydney & Simon series)

Paul Reynolds, CEO of FableVision and Executive Director of the Reynolds Center for Teaching, Learning, and Creativity will provide the closing keynote.

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Paul Reynolds to Keynote iSTEAM Conference
Jan
11
8:00 AM08:00

Paul Reynolds to Keynote iSTEAM Conference

Paul Reynolds will keynote the iSTEAM conference January 11, 2019.

iSTEAM 2019 will provide participants a uniquely interactive and engaging conference experience - gain new and innovative ideas to promote the integration of STEAM and foster essential 21st century competencies across all grade levels.

Also that day, Andrea Calvin will host the breakout session “Paper Prototyping for STEAM-Powered Learning,” where attendees can get hands-on with Fab@School Maker Studio.

What: iSTEAM Conference

Where: TMI/Ramapo College - Mahwah, NJ

When: Friday, January 11, 2019

Time: 8:00am-3:30pm
9:30 a.m. FabMaker Studio Breakout session: ASB 136 - Paper Prototyping for STEAM-Powered Learning

12-2 p.m.: Book sale sponsored by Watchung Booksellers

1:00 p.m.: Featured Keynote with Paul Reynolds

1:30 p.m.-2:15 p.m.: Book signing with Paul Reynolds

Throughout the event discover FabMaker Studio in the iSTEAM Playground.

More Info: For more info, click here.

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Universal Children's Day
Nov
20
9:00 AM09:00

Universal Children's Day

At Bridgewater State University's College of Education & Allied Studies, in collaboration with the Childhood Studies Minor Program and other academic and administrative departments on campus, is conducting a daylong celebration of the United Nations’ Universal Children’s Day on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. 

For the third year, Paul A. Reynolds will keynote the day which welcomes 250 third graders from Brockton elementary schools.

Paul’s keynote will focus on about creative problem solving, based on his book, Sydney and Simon’s Full Steam Ahead, which he co-authored with his twin brother, Peter H. Reynolds. Andrea Calvin will be leading a creative writing workshop

Established in 1954, United Nations Universal Children’s Day is celebrated on November 20th each year. The day is set as a reminder to bring awareness to improving the welfare of all children and promoting international togetherness.

What: Universal Children’s Day

Where: Bridgewater State University, 131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, MA 02324

When: Tuesday, November 20

Time: 9:30 AM - Writing Workshop with Andrea
11:30 - Paul Keynote

More Info: For more info, click here.

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Connect the Dots with The Reynolds Center at MassCUE
Oct
18
to Oct 19

Connect the Dots with The Reynolds Center at MassCUE

  • 1 Patriot Place Foxborough, MA, 02035 United States (map)
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Join The Reynolds Center at the MassCUE Fall Conference on Oct. 18 and 19, at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Ma.

The Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MassCUE) is the state’s leading organization for educators with a passion for technology in education. The fall conference will focus on the collective interests of our school districts with exciting ways to enhance teaching and learning with technology and offer opportunities for professional networking and collaboration.

Stop by The Reynolds Center non-profit Booth #17 to get hands-on experience with Fab@School Maker Studio and learn more about our classroom initiatives.

What: MassCUE
Where: 1 Patriot Pl, Foxborough, MA
Booth: nonprofit booth 17 (Northeast Red Level)
When: October 18-19
More Info: https://bit.ly/2pk5tos

Thursday, Oct. 18: Paper Prototyping for STEAM-Powered Learning

On Thursday, Oct. 18, Andrea Calvin from the Reynolds Center will be presenting on Paper Prototyping for STEAM-Powered Learning from 1:30 p.m. - 2:25 p.m. in Suite Red 79.

What: Listen in to learn more about using the Fab@School Maker Studio to create practical, affordable makerspaces using paper, cardstock, and inexpensive digital fabricators. This session provides hands-on opportunities for getting comfortable with easy, paper-based digital design and fabrication software tools. Participants experience the benefits of rapid paper prototyping, which allows for quick cycles of testing and iterative design enhancements - especially helpful within limited class periods. Explore research-based best practices, appropriate to get all students (PreK-12) designing and creating. We encourage participants to bring their devices.

Friday, Oct 19: Activated Storytelling

On Friday, Oct 19, join Paul Reynolds for a session on Activated Storytelling, also at 1:30-2:25 p.m. in Suite Red 77.

What: Story remains one of the most powerful technologies for causing learning. Creative educators are especially adept at leveraging stories for enduring and transformational learning. Come learn about the origins of International Dot Day; how one teacher in Iowa used “The Dot” book by Peter H. Reynolds to encourage over 10 million teachers, librarians, and students in 170 countries to "make their mark" on the world using their creativity & bravery. Attendees will learn about inspiring teachers using Peter H. Reynolds' message books for purpose-based learning, growth mindset, and positive social change. Along with practical free resources to bring back to one's school or library, attendees have a chance to win signed, personalized copies of Reynolds books and prints!


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Jul
25
10:20 AM10:20

BLC Session: Paper Prototyping Bootcamp for STEAM-Powered Learning

  • Georgian Room at the Boston Park Plaza (map)
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

10:20 AM  11:20 AM

Join Paul Reynolds and Andrea Calvin for a hands-on session at Building Learning Communities Educational Conference on Wednesday, July 25 at  10:20 a.m.

Their session: Paper Prototyping Bootcamp for STEAM-Powered Learning is your chance to get hands-on with Fab@School Maker Studio 

When: Wednesday, July 25 • 10:20am - 11:25am
Where: Georgian Room at the Boston Park Plaza
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From kindergarten to high school, discover how schools, libraries, and programs around the country have used Fab@School Maker Studio to create practical, affordable makerspaces using paper, cardstock, and inexpensive digital fabricators. This session provides hands-on opportunities for getting comfortable with easy, paper-based digital design and fabrication software tools. Participants experience the benefits of rapid paper prototyping, which allows for quick cycles of testing and iterative design enhancements - especially helpful within limited class periods. Explore research-based best practices, appropriate to get all students (PreK-12) designing and creating. We encourage participants to bring their devices. 

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Jul
19
10:00 AM10:00

Peter H. Reynolds to Keynote Education Closet's Arts Integration & STEAM Online Conference

Thursday, July 19, 2018

10:00 AM  4:00 PM

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Join Peter H. Reynolds on July 19, 2018 for Education Closet's Arts Integration & STEAM Online Conference. This is the world’s largest arts integration and STEAM education conference for teachers.  Each event, classroom and arts teachers connect for a crazy-good day of learning. The conference will be held, online, on July 19, 2018 from 10 a.m.  to 4 p.m. (EST).

For more information and to register, click here. 

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May
24
3:30 PM15:30

Closing the Gap Webinar: Permission to be Brave: Promoting Creativity for Learners with Special Needs

Thursday, May 24, 2018

3:30 PM  4:30 PM

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Join Dr. Denine Jimmerson, Executive Director of Curriculum & Design, FableVision Learning, on Thursday, May 24, at 3:30 p.m. (CDT) for a free webinar through Closing the Gap. 

During this session, titled " Permission to be Brave: Promoting Creativity for Learners with Special Needs," we will share how districts across the country use the 4Cs with special needs learners. We will  showcase examples of collaborative STEAM-projects, digital storytelling, creative career pathways, and assessment. Walk away with ideas and strategies for empowering EVERY student across all grades.

Register, here

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