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Libraries, Games and Play
Apr
6
to Apr 7

Libraries, Games and Play

The Libraries, Games, and Play conference will bring together leaders and innovators who have created engaging games-based programs in libraries. The American University Game Lab and FableVision Studios will be hosting the conference. 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.

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Now/Next in Learning Conference
Apr
24
9:30 AM09:30

Now/Next in Learning Conference

Now/Next in Learning Conference celebrates how far learning has come and explore where it’s headed next.  Expect to be inspired through compelling stories and examples of collaboration in education that have driven progress in learning to new heights.

FableVision Learning will be leading the discussion on Why Engage Students in Career Programs in Middle School?  They will share their animation career journey and the results that it is already showing.

 

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Meet Peter H Reynolds at the BETT show in London!
Jan
25
10:30 AM10:30

Meet Peter H Reynolds at the BETT show in London!

Meet FableVision Learning’s founder and creativity champion Peter H Reynolds in London. Peter will be at BETT speaking on creativity and the power of the individual teacher on Friday the 25th of January 2019 in the BETT Arena!

With the backdrop of declining creativity, Peter H Reynolds will inspire teachers to pick up the gauntlet and respond to the challenge. Teachers CAN make a difference in their classrooms while leaders debate. Peter will challenge each person to CREATE BRAVELY.

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ED Games Expo 2019 Showcases Fab@School Maker Studio
Jan
8
4:00 PM16:00

ED Games Expo 2019 Showcases Fab@School Maker Studio

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EdGames showcases successful ed tech products given a kick start with government small business grants through the ED/IES Small Business Innovation Research program. Learn about the innovative technology and unique features of Fab@School Maker Studio in making design and fabrication accessible and affordable to all schools and libraries.

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Peter H. Reynolds to Keynote Education Closet's Arts Integration & STEAM Online Conference
Jul
19
10:00 AM10:00

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

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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FACTE Session: Creativity to Careers - Middle School Animation CTE as a Model
Jul
17
9:00 AM09:00

FACTE Session: Creativity to Careers - Middle School Animation CTE as a Model

Join FableVision Learning's Jane Reynolds and Dr. Denine Jimmerson at the Florida Association for Career and Technical Education on July 16-18, 2018, at the Champions Gate Resort.  

On Tuesday, July 17, they will hold a session titled: Creativity to Careers: Middle School Animation CTE as a Model.

The session will introduce school districts to our new model to which creates a continuum from middle school to high school and beyond, progressing from Animation-ish to Toon Boom software and gaining experience and certification on the journey.

While some schools are using animation in middle school for content and creativity, middle school teachers can be outside of their comfort zone in approaching CTE. We can provide unique scaffolding for both teachers and students with our Creativity to Careers program.

We have developed the fundamental elements to expand the uptake of animation as a bona fide CTE program in middle school. While teachers can continue to use our animation software as they do now, we will add the curriculum, training and professional development to link the program to a career path. Our own FableVision professional animation studio in Boston MA is our model for students, and they can have virtual access to the studio for tours and mentoring.  We have linked with Summit Global to provide the middle school certification.  We have applied for listing as on Florida Digital Tools.

The goal of our Creativity to Careers program is to ensure a good take up of animation CTE in high school by starting in middle school, giving students the opportunity to test out careers before committing to a 2 year program.   While learning animation, students will also be developing core work skills in communication and collaboration, as well as a host of inherent skills within an animation studio. 

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ISTE 2018
Jun
24
to Jun 27

ISTE 2018

See FableVision Learning's Fab@School design and fabrication program at ISTE!  Cisco's Foundation has generously supported schools in ramping up their STEAM initiatives with younger children in conjunction with The Reynolds Center for Teaching Learning and Creativity.  See for yourself at Cisco’s Global Problem Solver Makerspace (room W194) and in the Cisco Theater (Booth #1536) for hands-on sessions.

Global Problem Solver Makerspace (room W194) presentations:
What: Paper Prototyping Bootcamp for STEAM-Powered Learning
When: Tuesday, June 26 at 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

What: Activated Storytelling for Transformational Learning
When: Tuesday, June 26, at 4 p.m.

Cisco Theater (Booth #1536) presentations: 
What: Activated Storytelling for Transformational Learning
When: Tuesday, June 26, at 2 p.m.

What: Paper Prototyping Bootcamp for STEAM-Powered Learning
When: Tuesday, June 26, at 3 p.m.  

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Cape Cod YMCA Teen Achievers Summer Reading Kick Off with Peter H Reynolds
Jun
8
2:00 PM14:00

Cape Cod YMCA Teen Achievers Summer Reading Kick Off with Peter H Reynolds

Peter H Reynolds will be attending West Hyannis Elementary School as part of the Cape Cod's YMCA Teen Achievers Program which mentors high school students who are “at risk” and the first generation in their families to consider college in their future.
Part of the program involves a community service to promote literacy which they do with the West Hyannis Elementary School.   Each year the high school students go to Hyannis West to read with the younger children, to celebrate literacy and to promote summer reading at home. The local Rotary Club also is part of this partnership and purchase of a book for each classroom that is chosen by it’s focus on reading.

This year, it is the wonderful “Word Collector” and Peter H Reynolds will be on hand to read the book to the students!

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"Navigating Our Way" Launch Party
May
3
6:00 PM18:00

"Navigating Our Way" Launch Party

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FableVision Studios and Big Picture Learning cordially invite you to celebrate the launch of our first animated film collaboration, Navigating Our Way!

The Navigating Our Way film kicks off a new leading national initiative - of the same name—committed to shifting how society values career and technical education (CTE) and the skilled trades. The time is NOW to help all students follow their interest and pursue their passions. We are excited to share and connect with others who want to change the narrative—including educational leaders, policymakers, researchers, and industry stakeholders.

The first film in the series, Navigating Our Way is narrated by award-winning film and television actor and New Orleanian Wendell Pierce. The story features two childhood friends’ very different learning journeys; Seymour leaving for college, and Sylvie staying home in New Orleans where her passions lie—in the shipyards and with the trades. They're ultimately reunited to find that their individual successes lead to a beautiful partnership.


Navigating Our Way was written by Elliot Washor (Big Picture Learning) and Paul Reynolds (FableVision)—with character design by New York Times best-selling picture book author Peter H. Reynolds. The film’s original music score was composed by New Orleans native Brian Richburg, Jr. in collaboration with composer Tony Lechner.

Save the date and come celebrate with us!

When: Thursday, May 3, 2018
Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where:
FableVision Studios
308 Congress Street, 6th floor
Boston, MA

Can't make it to the event? Join us on Facebook for a live stream! 

Watch the film here: www.navigatingourway.com

Free and open to the public. RSVP required. Light bites and drinks provided.

To RSVP please click here.

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