In the age of viral cat videos, Twitch streams and TikTok tutorials, textbooks are hardly a winning strategy to get through to children. Even if they’re on a mobile or tablet screen. Hands-on learning, however, might just be educators’ new superpower to teach kids not only how our world works but also how they can actively make it better.
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Digital education expert
Adam Horvath is a digital education expert. He has worked to redefine education for a digital age with governments, private companies, EdTech startups and communities. Adam is the recipient of the 2016 EU Digital Award for disadvantaged children for coding. He is a judge at World Robot Olympiade and First LEGO League championships and also an ambassador for the European Code Week.
Passionate maker educator, curriculum developer
Peter Fuchs, Co-founder and Chief Developer of Maker’s Red Box STEAM curriculums. He is a passionate maker educator who strongly believes that schools should inspire children to find what they’re good at and encourage them to follow their path. For the better part of the last decade, he has been experimenting with new ways to unleash children’s talent, hidden or otherwise, through maker education.