December’s MakerNewsletter
December 1, 2020

Brilliant Labs is happy to present our December Provincial Newsletters!

Let’s get ready for a brilliant December! Join us for Computer Science Week next week filled will coding challenges. You and your students can take the Brilliant Holiday Challenge, log onto our monthly coding challenges or join national programs like Canada Learning Code and the Hour of Code. All help learnings of all ages and skill levels dig in and ‘code-to-learn’!

Below are links for each province, feel free to check out what your neighbouring provinces have been up to for some inspiration!

New Brunswick | Nouveau-Brunswick

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Nova Scotia

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Prince Edward Island

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Newfoundland & Labrador

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Atlantic Events:

Making a Difference Brilliant Labs Speaker Series

Each month we invite experts from diverse backgrounds to spark conversations with students and teachers on new technology, social innovation, ethics, creativity, and leadership.

The 30-45 min talks deliver experiences that amplify youth voices about issues they care about, encouraging them to evoke action and change.

Please join us on December 3rd at 1:30 pm AST. Grade 6+

Coffee & Conversation

You’ll love this Professional Learning! Join us for “Coffee & Conversation” coming back this January.

Join here

Questions: natacha@brilliantlabs.ca

Inspiration Maker

Do you know a teacher who inspires students by trying new teaching methods, projects, technology, or other hands-on learning activities? If so, email info@brilliantlabs.ca SUBJECT: Inspiration Maker, to be recognized in our monthly newsletter & social media channels. Remember to tell us why & include a photo!

Innovating The Classroom: Year-long professional learning to inspire learning

December 7th – Makerfun and designing a project

Info: contact natacha@brilliantlabs.ca

#BrilliantLabsLIVE on Twitter is Back!

Come find out how Brilliant Labs can support no tech making!

Thursday Dec 10th ! 8pm (AST)

Questions? Contact jeff.hennigar@brilliantlabs.ca

Monthly Coding Challenges

Starting this fall, Brilliant Labs will be challenging teachers and students to code stories, games, apps, robots, and more! Visit brilliantlabs.ca/codingchallenges monthly for new challenges and resources!

Les bulletins d’information francophones suivront bientôt.

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